8th Annual Spring Forward for Autism 5K Run/Walk

1664 N Virginia St
Reno, NV 89512

Running > 5k

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Event Description

The JUSTin HOPE Foundation is a local nonprofit that helps families affected by autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders by providing education, supplies and/or opportunities that will have a meaningful impact on the family as a whole. 

This is our 8th annual Spring Forward for Autism 5K run/walk event.  Last year we hosted 800 people and hope to continue to grow each year.  It is a wonderful opportunity for community members to come together to show their support for the special needs community.  

The event takes place within the UNR campus.  We have a kids' corner that is complete with bounces houses, face painter, balloon twister, and more!  We have an awesome raffle and silent auction.  We also have local vendors displaying their services and products.

Please join us in support of such a worthy cause!

All proceeds benefit the JUSTin Hope Foundation, which helps us to continue serving individuals and families affected by neurodevelopmental disabilities. 

Event details and schedule

Packet Pick-up is on Friday, April 24th from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Fire Station #11/Community Center located 7105 Mae Anne Ave., Reno.

Festivities and starting line will be in front of UNR's Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

Registration opens at 7:30 AM

Warm-up with Stimulus st 8:15 AM

Timed Run begins at 8:30 AM (Instant results/medals for 1st,2nd and 3rd for age group)

Walk begins at 9:30 AM

Silent Auction/Raffle announced 11:00 AM

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