Princeton, NJ, June 19, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The eighth annual Eden Autism 5K and Fun Run, sponsored by Munich Re, will be held on Sunday, July 17, 2011 at the Princeton Forrestal Village; the location of Eden’s brand new model autism school and national headquarters scheduled to open November 2011. Proceeds from the race will benefit children and adults with autism.
“Munich Re has long been a supporter of Eden Autism Services and we commend them for the outstanding services they provide to individuals with autism and their families. We are proud, for the second consecutive year, to be the Title Sponsor of their Autism 5K Run,” says Tony Kuczinski, President and CEO of Munich Reinsurance America.
Additional sponsors include Atlantic Medical Eyecare, Autumn Hill Landscape Design, Award Pros of Philadelphia, Brown Dog Marketing, KSS Architects, Linque Management Company, Inc., New Jersey 101.5, Novo Nordisk, NRG Energy, Inc., Princeton Windrows, PSE&G Company, Roundview Capital LLC, State Street Corporation, The Bank of Princeton, Traust Sollus Wealth Management, Van Note-Harvey Associates, PC, Willis Re, Inc., and Woodwinds Associates, Inc.
The event features a 5K road race on a USATF Certified course and 1 mile fun run. Participants will receive T-shirts (while supplies last), awards to 5K age-category and group team winners, and door prizes. Additional festivities include food, music, live entertainment and live broadcast by New Jersey 101.5.
“We are delighted to once again have Munich Re as the title sponsor for the race. Their commitment and exceptional financial support of Eden is remarkable,” says Race Director Curt Emmich of Princeton Forrestal Center.
Last year, nearly 700 runners participated in the Eden 5K and broke records with more than $83,000 in net proceeds. Eden is hoping to break records again this year.
Registration for the 5K begins at 7:30 am and is $25.00 in advance and $30.00 on race day. Registration for the Fun Run is $17.00 in advance and $20.00 on race day. Individual walkers and families welcome. Sponsorship opportunities starting at $500 are available. For more information or to register for the race visit www.edenautism5k.org or call (609) 987-0099.