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Please join us for our 7th annual Autism community event, the Autism SpectRUN 5K. All proceeds from this family fun 5K will benefit Camp TESSA of Hardin County. Camp TESSA (Teaching Effective Social Skills to Students with Autism) is a week-long summer day camp provided in Hardin County. Participants engage in various activities to practice social skills, including music, art, mealtime, games, and field trips. Support is provided by multiple community members, teachers, therapists, parents, and peer partners. 


Each registered runner will receive a race t-shirt! T-shirts will not be included in the 9 and under category (unless registered as a paid participant). The deadline to sign up and get a guaranteed t-shirt is April 1st! 



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Autism SpectRUN 5K Run/Walk

8:30AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT
No T-shirt Included

Autism SpectRUN 5K Run/Walk (Kids 9 & Under)

8:30AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT
Open to ages 1 - 9.

FUNdraising Teams

Join the FUNraising movement for a fantastic way to support Camp TESSA while enjoying savings! Participate in the Autism SpectRUN 5k with friends and family, and when your team reaches 10 members or more, each member gets a $5 refund. It's a win-win! Plus, the Top Fundraisers will receive special recognition on the registration page. Make a difference, have a blast, and contribute to a cause that matters.
Teams Info

Top FUNdraisers

Top Individuals (5)

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Team Hunter

$320.00 raised of $500.00


$200.00 raised of $300.00

Nathan Trent

$45.00 raised of $250.00


Kaycee Stone

$30.00 raised of $150.00

About Camp Tessa

Camp TESSA, founded by Kate and Wally Thomas, caters to individuals with Autism. Since 2003, we've empowered Hardin, Larue, and nearby counties. Our dedicated team, including Certified Special Education and General Education Teachers, Volunteers, and Peer Buddies, strives to enhance social skills, communication, and life skills through a blend of engaging activities. Join us for a transformative and fun learning experience!

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Awards will be presented to the Top 3 Overall Male & Female Runners

Awards will also be given to the Top Male & Female Finisher In The Following Age Categories: 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 & 70 and over.

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