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Students Raise $21K for Autism Research at 5K

College Park Patch
Shannon Hoffman

The event was more than a race; family fun activities were also on tap. (April 14, 2012) Credit Courtesy of Autism Speaks

The Autism Speaks U group at UMd. raised more than $21,000 for autism research at the fourth annual Fear the Turtle Autism Speaks U 5K, presented by Sigma Phi Epsilon, Sigma Kappa and Delta Sigma Phi. This grows the $86,000 that the student groups raised over the first three years of the event.

The race, held on Saturday, April 14 at the Comcast Center, attracted 435 participants. They enjoyed sunny skies, 70-degree weather and family activities.

Will DeKrey, of Washington, won the race with a time of 21:19. Paige Haley, of Elkton, was the top female with a time of 27:18. Complete results are here.

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Date: 4/21/2012