Austin Gives Miles! - VELA Families
3 Ways to Join VELA in 2019!
We need your help to make this experience amazing! Sign up now to volunteer, run or donate! Your participation provides parents of children with special needs the support they need through courses, wraparound services and support groups.
We need 50 outgoing individuals to pass out water and cheer on runners at VELA's Aid Station at Mile Marker 15. Register here by clicking the blue "AGM - Aid Station - Mile 15 - VELA" at the bottom of this page and submitting your contact information and waiver. Group opportunities available! All volunteers are required to complete the registration form. We'll get your free Austin Marathon t-shirt to you on 2/17!
Already Running? Join our team by going here and clicking the "Join the Team" button.
Want to Run? 5K, Half and Marathon spots are still open! Register for the race here, and join our team here by clicking the "Join the Team" button. We are so grateful for our running team for championing families with special needs children by hitting the pavement!
Muchas Gracias to all who gave during our The Perfect Match in December. (Meet Lian and his parents here!) Thanks to YOU, we are already $8,000 closer to our $15,000 fundraising goal!! WooHoo!! THANK YOU. We have $7,000 left to raise by 2/17, so it's not too late to take part! Click here and select the green "Donate Now" button to have your donation DOUBLED. Funds raised will go toward the education and support of mamas, papas and caregivers of parents with children who have special needs.
Whether you join us by running, volunteering or giving -- or all of these -- we are so thankful for your engagement and support. Here's to a wonderful 2019 and an exciting Austin Marathon!