Stride Against Silence 5K Run/Walk

Filed under Service, Student Organizations on February 17, 2014.

The National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association’s annual 5K run/walk, Stride Against Silence, is coming up soon. The purpose of Stride Against Silence is to raise funds for the Cochlear Implant Department at the UF Health Speech and Audiology Center and to raise awareness about the Deaf and hard of hearing community.

The race is taking place on Saturday, March 22 at the Commuter Lot starting at 8:30 a.m. Registration is now open. Registration is $20 and includes a T-shirt, food and a raffle ticket. There will be performances after the race by the Signing Gators as well as guest speakers who will share their experiences with Cochlear Implants. If you’re interested in coming out to support the race or want to find out more about it, you can email stride5k@gmail.com or check out the Website at at https://sites.google.com/site/strideagainstsilence5k/ and Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/StrideAgainstSilence.