2nd Annual Stand Up for Autism Race aiming to raise $20,000 for IGNITE–a community center in Davidson operated by the Autism Society of NC for young adults with high-functioning autism (HFA) or Asperger's Syndrome (AS).
Friday evening is a kickoff party from 6-9 p.m. at Port City Club, including food, beverages, music, & a live auction. On Saturday, races start at 8 a.m. with the WPA Region 6 sanctioned Elite (6.5 mi), Recreational (2.5 mi), and then kids (.5 mi) race. The awards ceremony on the beach starts at 11 a.m. Followed by a luau featuring the Island Hula Girls along with island music, food, and fun activities for all ages.