4th Annual Swim for Autism
August 17, 2019
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For the 4th year in a row, Elston Cloy will be putting his skills to the test in an effort to raise funds in support of WAAA Autism programs

About this Event

For the fourth year in a row, Elston Cloy will be putting his skills to the test in an effort to raise funds in support of Washington Autism Alliance and Advocacy (WAAA), a nonprofit near and dear to his heart that believes all families should have the resources they need to support the well-being of loved ones with autism and intellectual developmental disabilities.

On Saturday, August 17th, he will begin with swimming across Lake Washington starting at Houghton Beach Park bright and early at 5:30am and make his way through the rapids to Magnuson Park. After swimming, he will then bike from Magnuson Park to Discovery Lighthouse. But wait, there is more! After swimming and biking, he will kayak from Discovery Lighthouse across the Puget Sound. His journey will continue with an 18 mile run throughout Seattle, beginning at Alki Beach and ending back at Hector's. At the end of his journey, everyone is invited to come together and gather for a celebration at Hector's (112 & 148 Lake Street S. Kirkland, WA 98033) at 6:30pm.


Elston will be streaming and posting live updates throughout the event on Instagram and on the E-Train Performance & Fitness Facebook page.

This would not be possible without your support and there are many ways in which you can become involved!

- Donate: You can help aid in Elston's goal of raising $20,000

- Join Elston on his journey: If you would like to bike across Seattle or run with him during the final stretch of his event, please email Elston Cloy at He would welcome the company!

- Other ways to support: If you would like to donate much needed essentials or to sponsor the event, please see the list below and contact Michelle Schomer at

Rechargable Battery Pack Men's running shoes (size 13.5) Bike Kayak Food for in between each event: he loves rice, fruit, electrolyte gel packs, pedialyte, meat (no pork), nuts (macadamia or walnuts), and lots of water. Food for the BBQ celebration

This year, Elston's goal is to raise $20,000! He has continued this annual swim as there are many children and adults affected by autism everyday and they deserve the quality help and attention in order to thrive. He believes we should all come together as a community to support one another of all ages and abilities, which is why his fourth year is his largest goal yet.

Thank you all for your support and he looks forward to another great year in raising awareness for those impacted by autism!

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