7th Annual Spring Forward for Autism

5K Run/Walk Event!

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Registration opens at 7:30 a.m.

Click to Register

Fundraising Page


Registration is $30 between March 14th and April 25th; $35 at packet pickup and on the day of the event.


***Festivities are held in front of UNR's Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.  The run/walk takes place through the campus.  We will have a free continental breakfast; vendors displaying their services and products; raffle and silent auction; a kids' corner with a bounce house, face painter, balloon twister and mechanical bull; AND a Hugs N Heroes area with local first responders!***


Download Flyer

Download Individual Registration Form

Download Team Registration Form

Download Vendor Registration Form

*Vendor registration is $50 for all vendors. You will receive 1 table and 2 chairs. The vendor area is located in the grass lot in front of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center. We ask that you be set up by 7:30 a.m. and cleaned up by 11:30 a.m. A welcome email will be sent to all vendors closer to the date with further event details.

Download Donor-Sponsorship Form

Schedule of Events

7:30 Registration Opens

8:15 Warm Up with Soul Space

8:30 5K Timed Run Begins

9:00 The Note-Ables Local Vocal Performance

9:08 Reading of Proclaimation

9:12 Shining Star Dance Team Performance

9:30 5K Walk Starts

11:00 Raffle/Silent Auction Announced


*Packet pickup will be held on Friday, April 26th from 12:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Community Center/Reno Fire Station #11 located at 7105 Mae Anne Ave., Reno, 89523.  If you are not able to pick up your T-shirt and goodie bags, they may be picked up on the day of the event.


**Free parking on the day of the event is available in the Whalen parking structure which can be accessed on Virginia St.


***Only service dogs are allowed on campus. No rollerblades, skates or skateboards, etc. are permitted.



   Spring Forward for Autism 2013                          Spring Forward for Autism 2014



  Spring Forward for Autism 2015                           Spring Forward for Autism 2016



Spring Forward for Autism 2017    Spring Forward for Autism 2018