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5K

$35 $30 9:00AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT Registration Opens May 27, 2024 at 6:00am EDT
Age-Based Pricing!

1-Mile Fun Run/Walk

$35 $30 9:00AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT Registration Opens May 27, 2024 at 6:00am EDT
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Virtual 5K

$35 $30 Registration Opens May 27, 2024 at 6:00am EDT

Description

Join Eden Autism on October 1 in Princeton, NJ to celebrate 20 years of running to support children and adults with autism! You can sign up as an individual runner/walker or create a team and invite your friends! 

5K & 1-Mile Fun/Walk
2 Merwick Road, Princeton, NJ
USATF Certified Course

$35 pre-registration | $30 ages 5-17 | $30 USATF members | free for children 4 and under
$40 same-day registration 

7:30 am: Same-day registration opens
9:00 am: 5K and Fun Run/Walk begin

Both the 5K and Run Run/Walk will benefit Eden Autism's mission to support individuals with autism throughout their lifespan—from the point of diagnosis through the school years and into adulthood. Our goal is to provide a comprehensive spectrum of services designed to enable individuals with autism to lead fulfilling, productive, and engaged lives in their communities, to the full extent of their abilities. Learn more at edenautism.org

Race Day Details

RACES: In-Person 5K & Fun Run/Walk
PRE-REGISTRATION OPENS: 7:30 am
RACE START TIME: 9:00 am
LOCATION: The Eden School, 2 Merwick Road, Princeton NJ 08540

When you arrive, head to the pre-registration tent to pick up your race bib, shirt, and goodie bag.

The Fun Run/Walk will begin immediately after the 5K run. If you are participating in the 5K, line up according to the Corral letter written on your bib. If you are participating in the 1-Mile Walk, look for Edgar and the 5K banner and line up behind them (Corral D). 

Parking: Parking is free. Please follow the signs and attendants to park.

5K Race Results: After the race is complete, you may visit compuscore.com to get your official race results!

5K Awards: Awards will be given to the top 3 overall female and male 5K runners, as well as the top 3 runners in all 10-year age categories, from 9 and under to over 80. The top 3 overall non-binary 5K finishers will also receive an award. In addition, awards will also be given to the top 3 fastest teams.

The program will begin at approximately 10:15 am in the festival area. Age category awards will be given out at the tents next to the stage and will be based on the official results that will be posted after the race is complete. Awards will not be given out before the official results are announced and posted. 

Same-Day Registration: Your friends and family can join you the morning of the race! Simply head to the same-day registration tent to sign up.

Important Race Information

5K Awards: Awards will be given to the top 3 overall female and male 5K runners, as well as the top 3 runners in all 10-year age categories, from 9 and under to over 80. The top 3 overall non-binary 5K finishers will also receive an award. In addition, the top 3 fastest teams will also receive an award! Please note, only in-person 5K runners are eligible for the awards.

Giveaways: The first 1,000 people who register for any race will receive a long sleeve running shirt, finisher's medal, hat, and a goodie bag. 

New This Year! If individuals raise at least $250 by September 25, they will also receive a free backpack! Click here to learn more information on fundraising perks.

Course Maps: Click here to view the 3.1-mile 5K route, and click here to view the 1-mile Fun Run/Walk route.

Virtual Runners: All goodie bags will be mailed to virtual registrants. To ensure your goodie bag arrives in time for the race, please register by Sunday, September 17. Individuals who register after that date may receive their goodie bag after the race.

Festival: Our race festival will be held before, during, and after the race. It will include activities for the whole family, including face painting, balloon animals, craft tables, and more!

Offline Registration: To register offline, please fill out this form and return the completed form to samantha.guerriero@edenautism.org or by mail: Samantha Guerriero, Eden Autism, 2 Merwick Road Princeton, NJ 08540.

Refund Policy: All registrations are considered a donation to help support individuals with autism and are non-refundable.

While we love our canine friends, DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED at the event as many of our friends with autism are frightened by them. Alcoholic beverages are NOT permitted in the 5K or festival areas. 

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