MSU Spartan Spectrum Autism Awareness 5K - Cancelled

Sun April 15, 2018 East Lansing, MI US 48824 Directions
MSU Auditorium
542 Auditorium Rd
East Lansing, MI US 48824

Due to the weather the race has been cancelled.

We are excited to host the 4th Annual Spartan Spectrum Autism Awareness 5K Run/Family Walk. Come out to support all individuals on the autism spectrum and help to create a more inclusive East Lansing community. Our 5K will take you along the beautiful Red Cedar River through the MSU Campus. The event is open to runners, walkers, strollers, and anyone else! Official race timing will be provided, along with prizes for the top finishers. However, we encourage individuals of all abilities to attend the event. Spartan Spectrum will have autism-friendly volunteers throughout the course, along with snacks, water and local resources at the finish line. 100% of proceeds will be donated to the Mid-Michigan Autism Association, ASPPIRE of Mid-Michigan, and the Spartan Spectrum Mutual Mentorship program. We hope to see you there!!

Register by March 30th to be guaranteed a t-shirt. T-shirts available as quantities last after that date.

Packet pick up and Race day registration starts at 9:00 AM

The race will be chipped timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Results will be posted during the race and on the web at

Prizes for Top 3 Finishers for Each Male and Female

The 2018 prize images will be uploaded once the prizes have been ordered and shipped!

Refer friends and get a $10 refund

Get the word out to your friends about this great race! When you refer 3 or more participants you'll get a refund of up to $10.00! Details provided at checkout.

Course Map

The Spartan Spectrum 5K will start at MSU's Auditorium and end near The Rock on MSU's campus. The course will take you along the Red Cedar River. Maps of the course will be available at the race. The course will be marked with green cones, and volunteers will be stationed along the course to give you directions and cheer you on. There will be free parking in lot 39 across from the Engineering Building on S Shaw Ln.  

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Race Flyer

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This race is endorsed by The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and part of the 2018 Michigan Fitness Foundation Challenge. The challenge encourages Michiganders to engage with events that promote physical activity, health and wellness. You will receive a FIT point for every endorsed event you participate in or volunteer for from January 1, 2018 until December 31st, 2018. Points earn cool swag and a chance to win a trip to the Grand Hotel at Mackinac! To sign up and learn more click HERE. There is no cost to this challenge.

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