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Community Options To Host National 5K To Support People With Disabilities

Dec 18, 2014Press Release.pdf | US1 Newspaper article.pdf

PRINCETON, NJ – Valentine’s Day is a day of love. For those who LOVE to run, on Saturday, February 14, people across the country will participate in the seventh annual Cupid’s Chase 5K run, presented by Community Options, Inc.

Community Options is a national nonprofit organization that provides housing and employment support to people with disabilities. Every year, Community Options holds their annual 5K to raise money for the people they support, with all proceeds from the race going directly towards supporting people with disabilities in their local communities. Last year, Community Options raised over $200,000 nationwide.

This year’s 5K will take place in 27 cities from New York to Arizona. Community Options will host four new race locations this year. The new runs are located in Tucson, AZ, Charleston, SC, Cooper River Park, NJ and Trexlertown, PA.

Participants will receive an “Available” or “Unavailable” shirt to wear for the race in hopes of sparking a love connection.

For lovers of running, this is one of the first races of the running season around the country. And for those in search of LOVE, Cupid may just strike you with his arrow on one of the most romantic days of the year while you run the 5K.

Cupid’s Chase 5K Run will take place on Saturday, February 14, 2015. For more information or to register for the event and to find the closest run near you, you can visit To join Cupid’s Chase on Facebook, you can visit,


About Community Options

For over 25 years, Community Options has developed housing and employment programs for people with disabilities. Community Options operates with a budget over $107 million and serves thousands of people with disabilities through 38 offices across 9 states. Providing advocacy assistance to empower people with disabilities, Community Options believes that all people –regardless of disability level – should live and work in the community with dignity, choice, and self-determination. A registered PVO with USAID, Community Options is also the pioneer of innovative programs for people with disabilities in the Middle East, Russia, and South America. Please visit our website at