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U View Running Club participates in Active for Autism Race

The University View Running Club participated in their inaugural 5k on Saturday, May 5th at the Active for Autism Race in Baton Rouge.

The Active for Autism 5K Run/Walk & Fun Fest promotes awareness, acceptance, and inclusion of those affected by autism. This event provides community education while generating partnerships with families and organizations across the Greater Baton Rouge eight-parish area.

Proceeds from the event supported Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge’s program–Resource Center for Autism Spectrum Disorder (RCASD).

All participants had a good time for a great cause and Eighth Grader David Matherne placed 2nd in his age division!

Group of UVA attendees at the Autism 5k
Young boy UVA student holds up his 2nd place ribbon at the Autism 5k

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