Yellow Brick Road 5K

Sat April 27, 2019 Joplin, MO US 64802-1106 Directions RaceJoy Ready

1 Mile Walk

9:00AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT


9:00AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT

Race Operations

9:00AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT
MSSU Fred G. Hughes Stadium
Joplin, MO US 64802-1106

Start gathering your team now for Bill & Virginia Leffen Center for Autism’s 12th Annual Walk for Autism Awareness and our first-ever non-competitive 5K! Walk or run in honor of a loved one, family member or friend with autism, and promote autism awareness and acceptance.

Oz-themed costumes and team shirts are encouraged. Members of the same team may participate in different events. A resource fair will follow the events.

All proceeds benefit program development and scholarship assistance at Bill & Virginia Leffen Center for Autism.

Registrations received by April 17, 2019, will guarantee a T-shirt.

Packet Pickup: Friday April 20, MSSU Endzone Fieldhouse at Fred G. Hughes Stadium, 3pm-6pm

Outdoor 5K Registration (Includes t-shirt)

One-Mile Walk Registration (T-shirt $5 extra)
Kids 2 and under walk for free!

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Registration and Check-In

9:00 AM
Yellow Brick Road 5K Begins

9:00 AM
One-Mile Walk Begins


Race Contact Info

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Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Yellow Brick Road 5K.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.


  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The Yellow Brick Road 5K is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
Course Map

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