Making Strides for Special Kids 2022

Making Strides for Special Kids 2022

Making Strides for Special Kids 2022 is back LIVE! 

Run or walk on Saturday, September 17, 2022

7:30am Day of Event Registration

8:30am Race Begins!

Independence Grove in Libertyville (or anywhere, anytime virtually)

We are thrilled to be back LIVE this year, while continuing to offer virtual participation as well!  For those able to join-in-person at Independence Grove, there will also be games, Disney characters and a raffle. If you do not live in the area or are not ready to participate in-person you can run, walk, or ride where you are.  However you participate, you can make a huge impact in the lives of SEDOL students and families.

While the pandemic has affected everyone in the past few years, our students and their families continue to face significant challenges in 2022. Reduced access to school facilities for educational services, specialized learning equipment, and even food have created unmet needs for many students that are nothing short of unimaginable. Our SEDOL families’ needs continue to be greater than they’ve ever been, we need your help more than ever.

Please join us for this wonderful event. You can sign-up on your own or even better, start a team and recruit your friends! Your power to make a difference in the lives of our special needs children is significant. As a fundraiser and/or team leader you can even designate where your money goes. For example, you can choose for the funds you raise to go toward adaptive equipment (voice output devices, adaptive trikes, etc.), a backpack program for children in need of food on weekends, camp scholarships, emergency funds for families, or a number of other specific projects.

For more information about the event, please visit the About Our Event tab above. 

Packet Pickup Required - Packet Pickup is on Thursday, September 15 from 12:00 noon - 7:00 p.m. at SEDOL Foundation, located at 18160 W Gages Lake Rd in Gages Lake.

Be sure to like our page on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

BACK AGAIN - Qualify for Spirit Awards when you post to social media!

For the Serious Competitor: Screen shot your results from your device (Garmin, Fitbit, etc) and post it to be in a drawing for a $100 Nike Gift Card   #run4sedol

For the Enthusiast: Take a selfie during your run/walk and post it for a chance to win a $100 Dick's Sporting Goods Gift Card  #run4sedol

For Kids: Screen shot the results of your 5K or 1 Mile Sprint or take a selfie and post it to be in a drawing for a $100 Amazon Gift Card  #run4sedol

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