FLORENCE, S.C. — Pacing 4 Pieces Annual Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk makes its ninth appearance on March 13. This event, presented by ACS Technologies and the Betty S. Campbell Foundation, is the largest fundraiser for All 4 Autism.
Money raised from the race stays local and helps provide resources and support services for families affected by autism, said race director Kristina Johnson.
She said due to the pandemic and concern for medically fragile families, this year's race will be held virtually.
“Although the race will look different than what we have experienced in the past, the virtual platform allows us to have participants from anywhere, no matter where they are located,” Johnson said.
Routes will be suggested, along with fun activities and promotions that will provide a fun and engaging event.
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“The purpose of Pacing 4 Pieces is to celebrate our ASD community and help spread awareness and inclusion,” Johnson said. “Please join us and support our cause.”
For those that don’t wish to participate in the race, but still want to show their support for those participating, race times will be logged through www.itsyourrace.com and posted online.
Race registration is open and event details can be found at www.all4autism.org under the Pacing 4 Pieces tab, or by going to the race registration site here: https://Pacing4Pieces.itsyourrace.com/.
Deadline to register for the race: March 2. This insures you receive your complimentary reusable race swag bag, bib and promotional items and coupons. (Complimentary T-shirts are guaranteed through Feb. 19, and then available on a first come, first serve basis through March 2. The first 300 5K registrations and first 100 half marathon registrations will receive complimentary finisher medals.
Sponsorships are available, with a variety of levels and benefits. For more information, visit: http://all4autism.org/pacing-4-pieces-sponsorships.
The mission of All 4 Autism is to increase awareness, resources and support for those of all affected by autism, you can make a donation online and purchase a Pacing 4 Pieces T-shirt.