Make a direct, lifelong impact on a young child and their family by joining us for our 8th annual Race Across the Spectrum: 5K for Autism in support of research-based early intervention for young children impacted by Autism in Middle Tennessee. We are so grateful to our Title Sponsor for this event once again by Mr. Sean Riley and his Team at WALMART. Supporting Sponsors include: Saint Thomas Hospital, Sport Seasons of Cool Springs, Lindell Jewelers, J&J Services, Dr. Chad Follis & Dr. Darby Follis, DDS, A+ Storage, Life Springs Chiropractic, MJC Insurance, Boing Boing Inflatables, Crystal Springs, Our Savior Lutheran Church, Sun & Ski Sports, Access National Mortgage and Bucca Reflexology Foot Care.
All online registrants receive a complimentary moisture-wicking Competitor's Tee with your registration with sizes ranging this year from XS to 3XL. These will be available at both Packet Pick-up and at Race Day Check-in for Pre-registered Participants. If you did not pre-register, we cannot guarantee we will have a shirt available for you, so please register prior to Race Day.
This scenic, yet slightly challenging course is most appropriate for the fitness enthusiast, but strollers are also welcome to join us! 100% of all race proceeds directly benefit the Brown Center for Autism, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
Online Race Registration Closes: THURSDAY, 7/13/17 at 8:00pm.
Registration is also available onsite on Day of Race. Race Day Registration Opens: 6:00am CT.
Course Difficulty--Moderate (hilly), all paved Historical Event Size--700-800 registrants.
Race Packets: will be available for early packet pick-up at SPORT SEASONS at 539 COOL SPRINGS BLVD, STE 120, FRANKLIN, TN 37067 on Friday, 7/14/17. Times for pick-up are 11am-2:00pm and again at 4:00pm-7:00pm.
RACE DAY SCHEDULE: 5:15am Volunteer Check-in Opens 6:00am Registration & Raffle Opens 6:10am Team Pictures (meet in Volunteer Parking area) 6:40am Runners Begin Line-up 6:45am Walkers & Strollers Line-up 6:45am Special Announcements 6:50am National Anthem by Logan Blade & Ben Liske 6:55am Prayer 7:00am Balloon Release and RACE BEGINS 8:00am Largest Team Awards 8:30am Awards 8:40am Corporate Challenge Series Awards
Awards: Overall Men´s, Overall Women´s, Masters and Grandmasters (3 deep). Additional awards will be presented by age divisions that are ALSO 3-DEEP. Corporate Challenge Series awards will also be presented. Doorprizes will be awarded by randomly drawn bib numbers. We have something for everyone!
Teams: Participation in Race Across the Spectrum as a team in honor of a special individual with Autism is an amazing way to get friends, family members, and neighbors involved. Team members also enjoy a team member registration discount. Teams can be a group of five or more participants--and must be first set up and assigned a Team Name by your Team Captain during online registration. When registering as a team member, just select your team name from the drop down menu. The top three largest teams will receive an award and recognition on Race Day.
USATF Certified Course: Chip timing with race results posted within minutes by Best Times, Championchip Tennessee, Inc