Important Dysautonomia Dash Race Day Reminders
Here is some helpful information about the event for tomorrow.
Event Location: Bur Mil Park, 5834 Bur Mil Club Road, Greensboro, NC 27410
We will be at Shelters 5&7 - please follow the signs and turquoise balloons to help get you to us!
Packet Pick Up
You will be able to collect your race packet with your number before the race at Bur Mil Park; packet pick up will start at 9am.THERE IS NO OTHER PACKET PICK UP THIS YEAR.
Race location and Parking
The event is a closed course through Bur Mil Park trails. The course is suitable for wheelchairs, strollers, etc. Restrooms near our registration area will not be open until 9am, so please keep this is mind if you plan to arrive early. Alternate facilities that are open earlier are available at the entrance to the park. There is plenty of parking in the area surrounding the two shelters.
You can find more information on Bur Mil Park here, www.guilfordcountync.gov/our-county/county-parks/bur-mil-park
There will be one water station at the half way point on the course. Additional water will be available. As a reminder – all participants, especially those with dysautonomia/POTS are encouraged to stay hydrated.
As this is a smaller race, if you anticipate potentially having health issues during the event, please inform us of this during packet pick up. We will do our best to help you prepare. We have both a first aide volunteer and an RN available should the need arise.
A completed waiver is required to participate in the Dysautonomia Dash. To save time, we suggest you complete this waiver form and bring with you.
Once the 5K & 1mile participants have finished we will have both an award ceremony as well as a raffle. Certificates will be presented to the overall top 3 placed participants. We anticipate being able to do this by 11:15, however reserve the right to wait until every participant is finished. For the raffle, every registered individual receives one entry with their registration, additional tickets are available for $1 per ticket or 8 tickets for $5. Although cash is preferred, we do have a Square machine set up to accept credit card payments, no checks will be accepted. Raffle prizes include Scentsy items, gift vouchers, t-shirts and much more! All proceeds will benefit Dysautonomia International.
Race Day Registrations
Walk up registration will be available. Extra race day tshirts for walk up registrants will be available on a first come first serve basis. Tshirts were included with online purchases made prior to Oct. 8th. Plan to arrive early to complete the registration process. Please encourage your friends to come and join you.
We are so excited to see the support from the community for this event, and cannot wait to see you all on Saturday. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to either email firstname.lastname@example.org or message us on Facebook.
See you tomorrow!
The Dysautonomia Dash Planning Committee
Don't Miss Out on the 4th Annual Dysautonomia Dash!
Join us on October 19th for a fun event and help us raise awareness for dysautonomia. Each year we bring together family, friends and loved ones to help support the dysautonomia community. Whether you wish to run, walk, or roll your way through the 5K or 1 mile course, or just come and show your support, we hope you will join us. Race will begin at 10am and packet pickup will open at 9am. Be sure to stick around after the race for the awards and raffle announcements.
Help us reach our goal this year of $15,000. All funds will support Dysautonomia International's research, physician education, public awareness and patient empowerment programs. You can register as an individual, form a team, or join another team. If you are unable to attend in person, you can donate to support the event. Register by October 8th and you will receive a free race day shirt.
Create a Team & Fundraising Page
Reach out to family and friends and encourage them to join your team and support Dysautonomia International. Create a custom fundraising page and let everyone know why you are participating and the importance of raising funds to support Dysautonomia International. Join others for some friendly competition on reaching your fundraising goals.
Follow these easy steps to get started on creating your fundraising page & team:
Don't forget to share your story and pictures on your team page. Have fun!
Bur Mil Park
5834 Bur-Mil Club Rd
Greensboro, NC 27410
2019 Dysautonomia Dash Sponsors
Are you interested in sponsoring this event?
For a complete list of sponsorship opportunities, please click here: 2019 Sponsorship Letter
Calling all Volunteers!
We are always looking for volunteers to lend a helping hand. If you are interested in helping with race planning or race day logistics, please contact the race organizer, Charlotte Elliott (email@example.com).
Dysautonomia International is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that seeks to improve the lives of over 70 million individuals around the world living with disorders of the autonomic nervous system. The organization offers patient and physician education resources, community outreach, legislative advocacy, and patient support for all autonomic disorders. Our innovative research program focuses on postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS). Since its launch in 2012, Dysautonomia International has raised over $4M for research, education and support. The organization has partnered with autonomic experts at Mayo Clinic, Harvard University, Vanderbilt University, University of Texas Southwestern and many other institutions to advance the pace of research and provide educational programs for physicians and patients alike.
Thank you for supporting the 4th Annual Dysautonomia Dash. Below is a summary of your transaction. Please print this summary for your records. An email confirmation will be automatically sent in addition to this summary.
We appreciate your generous support of this event. All donations will be put to work immediately to fund research, education, awareness and advocacy for millions of people living with dysautonomia. This summary and the email you will receive will serve as your receipt for tax purposes if an additional donation was made during the event registration process. Dysautonomia International is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization and all donations are tax deductible to the maximum extent allowed by law. Please check with your tax advisor regarding the deductibility of your contribution.
Questions? Please contact us through email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to seeing you in Greensboro on October 19th!