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BOWA Sponsors 14th Annual Autism Speaks 5K Run/1 Mile Walk In Potomac, Md.

July 4 Race Has Contributed $2.5 Million to Autism Advocacy and Research


EVENT:               BOWA, , a design build firm specializing in luxury renovations ranging from master suites and kitchens to whole-house and whole-condo remodels, will once again serve as a key sponsor for the Autism Speaks 5K Run – 1 Mile Walk in Potomac, Md. on July 4, 2014. This year marks the 14th Anniversary of the Autism Speaks 5K, and BOWA’s 11th year as a key sponsor.  BOWA principal Steve Kirstein is Sponsorship Chair for the Autism Speaks 5K Run and is the founder of the Richie’s Racers team in honor of his son Richard. Support from sponsors, donors and participants of the July 4 Autism 5K has contributed over $2.5 million to Autism Speaks.


The community event is open to both competitive runners and families with children of all ages. Parties interested in supporting BOWA’s Richie’s Racers are invited to donate to the Richie’s Racers team page, sign up to run for Richie’s Racers or sign up for a “Virtual 5K” as a member of Richie’s Racers.


Online registration closes at 5 p.m. EST on July 2. T-shirts for all registrants and prizes will be awarded after the event during a celebration including food and music.


For more information about Autism Speaks, please contact Steve Kirstein at steve@bowa.com, or Susan Pereles at spereles@autismspeaks.org.


DATE:                   Friday, July 4, 2014

TIME:                   7:30 a.m. - Pre-race warm-up

8:00 a.m. - 5K road race

8:05 a.m. - 1-Mile walk


LOCATION:       Potomac Village Library Parking Lot

10101 Glenolden Dr.

 Potomac, MD 20854


WEBSITE:         www.autismspeaks5k.org   


COST:                   $35 for Adults ($40 starting July 4)

$15 for Children (14 and under)


CONTACT:         Steve Kirstein - steve@bowa.com (703) 873-9104  

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