5th Annual Spring Forward for Autism

5K Run/Walk Event!

UNR's Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

SUNDAY, APRIL 30th, 2017

7:30-12:00 P.M.


Registration for 5K Run/Walk - $30

Day of Event - $35

Kids 5 and Under are FREE without a T-shirt or just $5 for T-shirt


Click to Register or Donate to the Event


Virtual Race!


Click to Download Flyer

Click to Download Individual Registration

Click to Download Team Registration

Course Map



Join us for yet another fun-filled family event where we'll have something fun for everyone to enjoy!

Challenge yourself with our 5K timed run or take a stroll with the family through the beautiful UNR Campus!

You are encouraged to rally up a team!  Once again, this year's theme is "Blow It Out Blue!"  Wear your best blue costume.

Our Kids' Corner will be complete with bounce houses, balloon twister, face painting, mechanical bull and other fun activities all FREE of charge.

Our Hugs N Heroes area will promote safety awareness and safe interactions with first responders.

We'll have some great vendors on-hand showcasing their products and services!

Delicious and FREE continental breakfast will be available!

Amazing raffle and silent auction prizes!


Schedule of Events:

7:30 a.m.- Registration Opens

8:15 a.m. - Warm up with Soul Space

8:30 a.m. - *5K Timed Run

9:15 a.m. - 5K Walk

10:30 a.m. - Raffle/Silent Auction Announced


*Please be advised that timing for the 5K Run will end at 9:15 a.m.  If you'd like to run and don't think you'll finish by 9:15, please consider running ahead of the walkers at 9:15 a.m.


Important Information:

  • Parking is available at the Whalen Parking Structure that can be accessed on N. Virginia Street.
  • Packet Pick-Up(T-shirts and goodie bags) will be available on Friday, April 28th from 12:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Community Center/Fire Station #11 at 7105 Mae Anne Ave., Reno, 89523
  • Teams of 10 or more participants will receive 1 free raffle ticket for each participant.  Please note the raffle tickets will be given to the team captain at packet pick-up.




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