It's a great time running for the 'feel-good' cause. ~ a recent runner
WASHINGTON, Conn. (PRWEB) November 21, 2017
It was another outstanding turnout for the Glenholme 5K Run for Autism. Over 120 enthusiastic runners and walkers gathered on the beautiful autumn morning of November 12th for the fourth annual Glenholme 5K Run for Autism in Steep Rock Preserve in Washington, Connecticut. The event, which is one of the few canine-friendly courses in the area, was renowned as a triumph for the school.
The Glenholme School, a special needs boarding and day school in Washington, Connecticut, offers a tailored therapeutic program for students with high functioning autism ASD, as well as ADHD, OCD, Tourette, PDD, depression, anxiety, and various learning differences. The profit, reported to be nearly $3,200 from the event supporst the school’s offering to students through academic innovations and therapeutic program expansion.
The top finisher was Michael Hall of Roxbury with a time of 17:02. Following Michael was Byron Deily, last year’s top finisher, who shaved nearly 2 minutes from his time last with 17:34, and Ben Roberts with a time of 18:06. The top female finisher was Glenholme’s Anna Kallman with a time of 22:29, right behind her was return runner Pam Quist with a time of 23:00, and Jennifer Manware rounded out the top three female finishers with a time of 23:25.
Glenholme extends many thanks to the loyal race sponsors, whom helped ensure the event was a success, including Steep Rock Association, Litchfield Ford, Washington EMS, Full Circle Promos, Alarm Service/Fire Control Service Co., Inc., Modern Supply, Scott’s Landscape and Nursery, Marandola Fuel, Fast Track Timing, Washington Supply, and Hoffman Auto Group.
Congratulations to all of the runners, walkers and their canine companions. The complete race results can be found at http://fasttracktiming.com/results/
About The Glenholme School:
The Glenholme School, a center of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, is an independent, coeducational, special needs boarding school for young people with high functioning autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, OCD, Tourette, depression, anxiety, and various learning differences. The program provides a treatment milieu designed to build competence socially and academically. Our learning environment supports and enhances the ability for young people with special needs to succeed. Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. For more information about The Glenholme School and its program, visit http://www.theglenholmeschool.org/.