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2022 Run for Autism 5K - 1M ::

  • 1 Mile Run:- Run 1 Mile
  • 5K Run:- Run 3.1 Miles
Saturday, March 19, 2022
Freestone Park
1045 E Juniper Avenue

_The 2022 Run for Autism 5K - 1M:

Please join Arizona Autism United for their inaugural Run for Autism event!

 A community awareness & acceptance event to support Arizona Autism United, an organization providing services to local families living with autism and other developmental disabilities since 2006.

Everyone is invited!

Event details and schedule

Mail-in and Virtual Registration 

To register by mail please complete and return our Mail-in Registration Form! Please make checks payable to StartLine Racing.

We are excited to announce our 5K for Autism Virtual Race. A virtual race is a race that can be ran at any location. You can walk, use the treadmill, run outside or participate in another race. You can run your race at your pace wherever you like. All virtual race participants will receive a custom event finisher's medal and custom event dri-fit tech t-shirt. All you have to do is register above! Please note - your virtual packet will be mailed out the week of March 21st.

Virtual Registrations are restricted to US addresses only. If you reside outside of the US and wish to participate please contact StartLine Racing at [email protected]

Team Registration 

Register a team of 5 or more and receive $5 off each team member's registration! All participants must register at the same time to receive this discount. Discount only applies to teams of at least 5 participants. Once your team is created, customize your team fundraising page and start raising money!

What You Get! 

Custom Event Finisher's Medal for ALL participants

Custom Event Dri-Fit Shirt for ALL participants - option to choose 'No Shirt' for $5 off your registration

Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups for the 5K event only. Our age groups are the following:

  • 8 & Under, 9 & 10, 11-13, 14-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Older

Pre- and Post-Race "Runner's Brunch" (granola bars, fruit, water, Gatorade, etc)

Real Time Results and Photos on our Website or Mobile App (on Apple and Google)

Event managed by StartLine Racing. Club SLR discounts do not apply.

Race Day Information 

Race Day packet pickup will be available beginning at 8:00am at Freestone Park

We accept cash, check, and credit cards on race day

Cost of registration on race day will be:

  • 5K - $50
  • 1 Mile Family Fun Run - $35

We welcome wheelchairs, strollers, wagons and leashed pets!

No roller blades, skateboards or motorized devices are allowed on the run or walk courses.

Please note - this is an open use park and does not close for our event.

This event will take place rain or shine. There are no refunds due to weather


Course Maps 

5K Map

1 Mile Map


Packet Pick-up Opportunities 

Friday, March 18, 2022 from 3:00 - 6:00pm at Road Runner Sports in Tempe (map)

  • Road Runner Sports is located at 43 S McClintock Drive, Tempe, AZ 85281

Shop and save with Road Runner Sports during packet pickup hours! Join the VIP Family and enjoy $10 instant Rewards Cash to spend on anything in store. Already a VIP? Earn Double Rewards Cash on your purchase. Some exclusions may apply. See store for details.

Saturday, March 19, 2022 at Freestone Park (race location) beginning at 8:00am.



Event schedule 

  • March 18 3:00 PM - Packet Pickup at Road Runner Sports in Tempe from 3-6pm

    March 19 8:00 AM - Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup Opens

    March 19 9:00 AM - 5K Begins

    March 19 9:10 AM - 1 Mile Family Fun Run Begins

    March 19 10:00 AM - Awards Ceremony (approx)
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