2023 Race Towards Autism Acceptance 5k, 10k, & 1M

Pratt Park
120 River Road
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22405

Come race towards autism awareness, acceptance, and inclusion.  All races will begin at Pratt Park in historic Fredericksburg!   This race will include live music on the race path!  Following the start of the race there will be a family festival with a bounce house and slide, DJ music, games, vendors, specialty cars, children swings, food trucks, service dogs, face painters, and much more! There will be family fun for all ages and abilities.

Vendors will include:  Paragon Autism Services, Stafford Early Autism Services, Affordable Automotive Repair (Look for the autism themed smart car), Spectrum Autism Services, CPB Behavioral Therapy and Advocacy, Fusion Rehab and Wellness, Compass Counseling, Fauquier’s Finest Butcher, Alliance ABA, and Pohanka Nissan of Fredericksburg

Walkers, wheelchairs, strollers are welcomed! Note for those with wheels:  the festival will take place on a grassy field.

Virtual Race Option

We now offer a virtual run option for those who cannot make it on race day.  Find more information about our virtual option on our Virtual Races page.

Runners Receive

Finisher’s Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event

First 100 to sign up will receive a specialty autism awareness swag.

Charity Information

This race benefits Cooking Autism, Inc.; a non-profit organization whose mission is to supply life-skills and cooking classes to special education classrooms around the Greater Fredericksburg area… because every child deserves the very best opportunities of growth, and every teacher deserves the support to help them reach their goals!

Race Start Times

10k – 7:30am

5k – 7:45am

1-Miler – 9am

Family Festival Begins at 8:00AM

Registration Fees

Kids 1-Miler – $15 (Cotton T-Shirts)

5k – $25, until March 31 ($30)

10k – $40, until March 31 ($45)

T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before April 5.  We will order extra t-shirts for those who register after that date, but it is on a first-come first-served basis.

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