Beyond Blind Fest 2012 will begin with a registered 5K Run/Walk at 7:30 a.m., participants can hit the pavement in support of the Beyond Blind Institute. The race festivities will conclude with an awards ceremony for runners and walkers who dedicated their morning supporting BBIs programs and services, and for the incredible blind walkers who, with their service dogs, completed the entire 5K.
Medals will be given to the top male and female overall of every age group category; 14 and under, 15 to 19, 20 to 24, 25 to 29, 30 to 34, 35 to 39, 40 to 44, 45 to 49, 50 to 54, 55 to 59, 60 to 64, 65 to 69, 70 to 74, 75 and over.
Post Race Events
At the conclusion of the mornings race festivities, the Beyond Blind Institute will open the Health and Wellness Festival featuring fun-filled activities for the entire family including free mobile eye exams, massage therapy sessions, skincare evaluations, even bounce houses, face painting and tons of fun for the kids!
The highlights of the day will be the;
•Sightless Chef gourmet Culinary Program, demonstration with chef Aaron Jones who will cook side by side with visually impaired members to showcase the training he provides to visually impaired members.
•Brushes of Blindness, art sale which features original works of art created by members of the Institute.
•BBI Member for a Minute where BBI will challenge guests to take a moment to walk in the shoes of a visually impaired individual.
The event will also feature live musical entertainment from some of the Countrys top performers such as; Billy Bones, David Crohan, Richard Gilewitz, Rob Jones and many more.
So register, and let your rubber meet the road for "Beyond Blind Fest 2012" 5K Run/Walk!
Day of registration will be $40