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Disability Awareness Month (DAM) Event

DAM event

The Pioneer Center will be a “Gold-level” sponsor and participant in the 1st Ever “Roll, Run, Walk” event in support of Disabilities Awareness Month. The event will be held October 19, 8:00a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the YMCA of Ross County – 100 Mill St., Chillicothe, OH 45601.

Bring your wheelchair, bike, stroller, or other adaptive equipment to participate in the run, walk, or roll 5k or 1 mile! Absolutely everyone welcome to participate. In addition, an “Adaptive Sports Expo” and activities will be held throughout the day. The public is welcomed to try out adaptive sporting equipment and receive free evaluations of all kinds for people with any type of disability.

Registration for the 5k/1 mile begins at 8:00 a.m. The 5k starts at 9:00 a.m., and the 1 mile starts at 10:00 a.m. Kid’s register free the day of the event. Pre-Registration $25 / Day of Race $30.

Activities will include kayaking behind the YMCA, cycling with recumbent bikes and hand cycles, skiing equipment for both summer and winter, a rock wall, golf Putting and more sports. There will also be a silent auction, vendors and information booths from community groups including Pioneer. Call Juanita at 740-777-8180 for more information.