Benefitting the Educational Center for Autism and Raising Community Awareness.
Date & Starting Time: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Registration will begin at 8:15 am.
Fun Run (½ mile) begins at 9:00am
5k begins at 9:15 am.
The race will start and finish at Shreveport Community Church: 5720 Buncombe Rd. Shreveport, LA, 71129.
Registration: Early Registration is $20 until March 31,
$25 through April 28th
$30 on the day of the race April 29th.
Registration is $15 for children (12 and under), which includes entry to the post-party carnival.
T-shirts & Race Packet Pick-Up: Packet pick up will be held at Sportspectrum, Thursday, April 27st from 12 pm-7 pm
Friday, April 28th from 10 am-5:30 pm.
You may also pick up your packet on April 29th at the race site beginning at 8:15 am.
An original “Walk a Mile in Our Shoes: Autism 5K” t-shirt will not be guaranteed to anyone registered after April 17th, 2017.
Teams: Interested in racing as a team? Recruit your family, friends, or coworkers to run under a team name to raise awareness and show support for those affected by autism.
Age Groups and Awards: 8-under, 9-11, 12-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+. Each age group winner will receive a prize. Overall male & female will receive $100 gift card to SportSpectrum.
Post Party: Following the race we will host a post-race celebration and carnival for all children and their families. A variety of businesses, service providers, and local support resources will be available to showcase their products and services.
Donations: If you are unable to attend the race but would like to make a monetary donation to The Educational Center for Autism, you may do so by mailing a check, cash, or money order to The Educational Center for Autism 5720 Buncombe Rd. Shreveport, LA 71129 or online at
Special Note: Strollers, wagons, baby joggers, and any hand pushed or pulled vehicle will be allowed on the course, but at a walk pace capacity only. Absolutely NO in-line skates, roller skates or runners with baby strollers will be allowed on run course. This rule is an RRCA regulation!
REGISTER EARLY! No t-shirts guaranteed to registrants after April 17, 2017.