With the health and safety of our communities as a priority, and in accordance with guidance from local, state and federal authorities, the Eagles Autism Foundation has announced that the 3rd annual Eagles Autism Challenge presented by Lincoln Financial Group – originally scheduled for Saturday, May 16 – has been postponed.
"While we were all looking forward to an exciting and transformational day on May 16, the safety and well-being of our community, event participants and staff comes first," said Ryan Hammond, executive director of the Eagles Autism Foundation. "We are closely monitoring developments and will continue to make all necessary adjustments based on the recommendations of medical experts. More information about the potential date and details of the event will be announced at the appropriate time. We appreciate everyone's patience, understanding and support."
Championed by Philadelphia Eagles Chairman/CEO Jeffrey Lurie, the Eagles Autism Challenge is a one-day bike ride and family-friendly 5K run/walk that begins and ends at Lincoln Financial Field. Since launching in May 2018, the signature event has raised more than $7 million for cutting-edge autism research and care for leading Philadelphia institutions.
About Eagles Autism Foundation
The Eagles Autism Foundation is dedicated to raising funds for innovative autism research and programs. By providing the necessary resources to doctors and scientists at leading institutions, we will be able to assist those currently affected by autism as well as future generations. Our event aims to inspire and engage the community, so together, we can provide much needed support to make a lasting impact in the field of autism. Please visit EaglesAutismFoundation.org.
Take a look at the best photos from this year's Eagles Autism Challenge!