Fun run to raise funds for #autismawarenessmonth

TO raise awareness about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and funds for an autism therapy centre in Durban, Breakthrough Interventions South Africa (BISA) will host a Blue And You Autism Fun Run on Saturday, 29 April.

“ASD affects 1 in 68 children and currently treatment is not covered by medical aid in South Africa,” said BISA’s Jennifer Botha.

The course starts at the Natal Mounted Rifles site and extends along the promenade, with the10km run commencing at 7.30am and the 5km run or walk at 8am. Entrance costs R80.


Read: Explore life of an autistic child during Autism Month

Anyone wanting to get involved with sponsoring items for the goodie bags or providing financial support for the event should visit The Blue and You website or their Facebook page or call 031-837-0352.


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Erin Hanekom

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