5K Walk/Run 4 Autism Awareness

Dayton, OH

Race info

Ready to have some fun?! Our annual walk/run for Autism Awareness and Acceptance is back and at a NEW LOCATION! We're going to come together at Island MetroPark to raise much needed funds. All proceeds from the event will be used to fund our family grant program.

Those participating in the 5K Run (timed) will start at 10am and those participating in the 5K Walk (not timed, no race bib provided) will start after the runners have started. We will adhere to an approximate 20 min/mile pace and everyone, runners and walkers, must be finished by 11:15am 


Through Race Day, April 27th
$35 for adults, $25 for those 17 and under

**There's a race for everyone! When adding your registration information, you'll have the option to select from a timed 5K, an untimed 5K, and a virtual 5K!**

Shirts are available through April 15th!

Virtual option
Want to support the race but aren't able to attend in person? Register for the virtual option and your race items will be mailed to you.

Submit your time by April 27th at 11:15am
Using one of the two options below, you have until April 27th to submit your time.

Download the IYR Virtual App
 - Use the app on your run, walk, or roll and your time will upload automatically to the race site when you finish your registered distance!

Or add your time manually - 
Add your time by finding your name on the results page. Make sure you choose the virtual race from the drop down.

If you need additional support with this, check out this helpful site or send an email to Key Sports!

Pre-race packet pick up
Friday, April 26th
5:30pm - 7:30pm: pre race pick up

Where: The parking lot of the Miami Valley Regional Center at 4801 Springfield Street, Dayton, Ohio 45431.

Race day
Saturday, April 27th, Island MetroPark
8:30 am - 9:45 am: Race day packet pick up
9:45 am: You may begin lining up
10 am: Timed 5K start. Untimed 5K will start shortly after. 

Please follow the directions from the parking volunteers.

Post race
Post race food and resource fair items will be grab and go after the race. Please review changes above.

Results will post when you finish on the Key Sports website. 

Cancellation Policy
By registering for this race, you agree that there will be no refunds offered for this event. On race day, we will be following the pandemic guidance currently recommended from the State of Ohio. In the event of foul weather, public safety concerns, pandemic, or for any other reason deemed necessary by timing company, race organizers, public safety officials, or anyone else in charge, we reserve the right to reschedule the event date if possible, cancel the race, or convert this to a virtual race. There will be no refunds for any reason and race items will not be mailed.

Weather in Ohio can be unpredictable. Unless we have thunder, lightning, ice on the course, unsafe temperatures, or are not permitted to drive on the roads, we will host the race. If we have to cancel for the aformentioned reasons or other reasons not mentioned, the race will be virtual and shirts will be available for pick up at a date to be determined. 

Transfer Policy
If you find that you can no longer participate in this event, transfers to another participant will be permitted through March 27th.

Refund Policy
There will be no refunds for any reason and race items will not be mailed.

When & Where

Apr 27, 2024


10:00 AM

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Dayton, OH

Island MetroPark

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