Autism 5K

Event Date: 4/23/2016
Location: Shreveport Community Church
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM

Walk a Mile in Our Shoes:

Autism 5k & Carnival


April 23, 2016

1/2 mile fun run starts at 9:00 a.m.

5k starts at 9:15 a.m.






Online Registration


Paper Entry Form



Date & Starting Time: Saturday, April 23, 2016

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 22th, and $30

on the day of the race April 23th. Registration is $15 for children (12 and under), which

includes entry to the post-party carnival. You may pay Sportspectrum 6970 Fern

Avenue, 71105. You may also turn in registration forms with cash or a check at

Shreveport Community Church (5720 Buncombe Rd, 71129).


T-shirts & Race Packet Pick-Up: Packet pick up will be held at Sportspectrum,

Thursday, April 21st from 12 pm-7 pm and Friday, April 22nd from 10 am-5:30 pm. You

may also pick up your packet on April 23rd 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 15th, 2016.


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



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!