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Office:    321-433-7022 
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Eastern Florida State College Launches April 2 5K Race

March 9, 2016 - EFSC's Titusville Campus Office of Student Life is planning the Step Up for Autism 5K Race with an eye toward helping students with special needs achieve their dreams of a college education.

The race will be held on World Autism Day, Saturday, April 2 at 8 a.m. at the Chain of Lakes, 2300 Truman Scarborough Way in Titusville. A Kiddie Run will be held at 9 a.m.

The race is being managed by Space Coast Event Management & Timing and supported by the Space Coast Runners Club.

Sponsorships are available.

Proceeds from the event will create a scholarship to benefit EFSC students with special needs participating in the Student Access for Improved Learning (SAIL) Program.

Registration is $23 through March 18; $28 after that date until March 31; and $30 on April 1 and 2. Registration includes a special event t-shirt, but is not guaranteed with late registration.

To register online, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/Titusville/StepUpForAutism5K

For more information, or to sponsor the event, contact Brittany Chase at (321) 433-7141.