Lace up those running shoes for a 5K to help Autism Speaks create a kinder and more inclusive world. Recruit friends and family for your team and get ready to run for a great cause wherever you can! In your neighborhood, at a park or on a treadmill! Participate however you can practice safe social distancing based on your community's regulations. Anyone and everyone can join, we want people across the country to come together to support people with autism and their families.

Celebrate World Autism Month with us at the 2023 Autism Speaks New York 5K. Join us for this family-friendly event that will shine a light to help increase understanding and acceptance for the autism community.

Now, more than ever the autism community needs your support. By signing up and raising funds for the Autism Speaks 5K, you’ll make a meaningful impact for our entire community.

There are many ways to participate! *

  • Start a team with your friends, family, or coworkers
  • Join an existing team
  • Register as an individual

*Every registered participant will receive a commemorative event shirt and finisher medal to show off your accomplishment and support for a kinder world.

Once you're registered, you'll have the opportunity to go the extra mile by raising funds to support the autism community. We will work with you to provide fundraising tips and tools to help you reach your goal.

Interested in becoming a sponsor of the Autism Speaks 5K Run? Please contact us at (646) 436-1715 or email for more information.

Interested in day of volunteer opportunities at Autism Speaks 5K Run? Please contact us at (646) 436-1715 or email for details.

Every participant is encouraged to fundraise. Fundraising is critical to continue to support the mission of Autism Speaks.

Be sure to tag @AutismSpeaks on social media and use #RunningOnKindness when you post your race day photos.

Checks made payable to Autism Speaks can be mailed to:

Autism Speaks
1060 State Road
2nd Floor
Princeton NJ, 08450