The Autism 5K, Minneapolis, MN


Start: Saturday, May 19, 2012 @ 9:00 AM (CDT)

Lake Calhoun, Thomas Beach Thomas Ave. S and West Calhoun Parkway
Minneapolis , MN 55417
Registration Closing Date

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 7:00 AM (CDT)

Organizer's Website

About This Activity

Pre Registration:
$25 for 5K only
$30 for 5K and t-shirt
$150 for 5K, t-shirt and Sterling Silver Autism Pendant

Race Day Registration:
$30 for 5K only
$35 for 5K and t-shirt

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The Autism 5K

The 2012 Autism 5K Run / Walk to support families affected by Autism - May 19th at Lake Calhoun. The event is open to all.

Who the 5K is for

1) For Serious Runners:This is a certified course around Lake Calhoun, a great 5K course. Plaques will be awarded to winners in each age category (Male and Female) w/prizes for overall winners.

2) For Not-so-Serious Runners:Enjoy a run around beautiful Lake Calhoun on a Spring morning.

3) Walkers & Families:The Autism 5K draws tons of families and individuals who walk for the cause. Approximately 1000 walkers participated in 2011!


T-shirts available in adult and kids sizes in 2012 for those who register for the t-shirt option.

The 2012 T-shirt will feature artwork that has been created by a local child with autism.

Details online

Charity Info

2012 Autism 5K race proceeds will benefit local families affected by autism as well as research and is to be distributed through the nonprofit which runs this event, Children with Autism Deserve Education (C.A.D.E.) via grants.

Donations and Fundraising Teams:


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This is our 4th annual Autism 5K. Last year we had over 1800 individuals registered even with a morning downpour that day. This year we are expecting over 2,000 participants with a great mix of runners and walkers and many groups. We are looking forward to another great 5K around beautiful Lake Calhoun.

Artwork and T-Shirts
This year's t-shirt will feature artwork that has been created by a local child with autism.

Packet Pickup
For the first time Pre-Race Day Packet pickup will be available at:
Marathon Sports, 2312 West 50th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55410 on

Thursday, May 17th from 5pm-8pm and
Friday May 18th from 10am-6pm.
Race Day Pickup available as well being at 7:30am.

Kids, Strollers, Dogs??
Kids are more than welcome and not required to register, but definitely can if they'd like a race shirt and/or have their time recorded. Strollers and Dogs are fine for walkers, but please line up towards the back rather than towards the front with the runners.

Prior Year's results:
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$25/$30/$150 (Pre-Reg)

See Below for additional details

Additional Date Information
9:00 am- 5K Start
Online Donations
Click here to donate to Autism 5K 2012

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