Sunday, October 5th, 2008 at 8:00 AM East Mall, UT Campus, Austin, TX


[edit] What does the phrase "The Dream Mile" mean?

"The Dream Mile ... a few miles for a million dreams" is the slogan for our event.

[edit] Have you organized this event in the past?

Yes, 2008 marks the eighth time Vibha is organizing this event.

[edit] Who are the beneficiaries of the event?

The beneficiaries are child development projects supported by Vibha in India and the US. The entire list can be seen here.

[edit] How do I register for the event?

[edit] I cannot participate in the 5K run/walk, can I donate instead?

We would love your participation. But, we welcome your donation and are very much thankful for it. Please become a Vibha Champion. You can set up your own fundraising page, raise secure online donations, and track your progress. We encourage all our participants to become Vibha Champions - really, it's the funds that YOU raise that contribute a significant portion of the proceeds from the event.

If you do not wish become a Vibha Champion, but would like to make a one-off, secure, online donation, please visit

[edit] How do I get to the venue?

Please follow this link for directions to the venue: Google Maps link

[edit] Where can I park on the day of the event?

The parking lots (lots 70, 80 and 99) at the intersection of Robert Dedman Dr. and Red River St. are available for parking during weekends. Click here for the location of the parking lots on google maps and walking directions from the lots to the race start point.

Driving directions to the parking lots:
When heading South on I35:
Take exit 235B toward Manor Rd
Turn right at Clyde Littlefield Dr/Manor Rd
Turn left at Red River Street
Turn right at Robert Deadman Drive.

When heading North on I35:
Take exit 235B toward Manor Rd
Turn left at Clyde Littlefield Dr/Manor Rd
Turn left at Red River Street
Turn right at Robert Deadman Drive.

[edit] Can I bring my children and pets?

Absolutely! Children can participate in the 5K run/walk for free. We also have plenty of fun games, exciting prizes, and give-aways for children. Our event is pet and stroller friendly. Bring 'em along.

[edit] Beneficiary Profile

The mission of the Door Step School (DSS) is to use innovative programs to bring education to the poor children in urban areas.

DSS conducts classes close to where they live or work. It identifies communities, like migrant workers' children, street children, fishermens' children etc, and tries to establish Non Formal Education classes for them.

Read more about DSS-NFE.

All proceeds from The Dream Mile 2008 will benefit Vibha supported projects in India (including DSS - Door Step School) and Capital Area Food Bank of Austin, TX.

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Vibha is a 501 (c) (3) organization, registered in the State of New Jersey. Vibha's Tax ID is 22-3122761.
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