Active for Autism 5K: New Race Day Announced | Organization for Autism Research


Active for Autism 5K New Date:
Saturday, July 25, 2020

The Organization for Autism Research announced last Friday the postponement of the 2020 Active for Autism 5K & Kids Dash, which was scheduled to take place on Sunday, April 19th. After working with the City of Alexandria, the Active for Autism 5K has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 25, 2020

We want to thank all of our participants, volunteers, and sponsors for supporting the decision to postpone the race. All registrants of the Active for Autism 5K & Kids Dash will have their registration moved to the new date, there is no need to re-register for the event

We understand that the July 25th date might not work for some of you. If you are currently registered for the Active for Autism 5K, but are now unable to participate on the new race day, you can switch to the Active for Autism Virtual 5K at no charge.  All Virtual 5K runners will receive the race t-shirt, race bib, and eligible for fundraising prizes.  If you would like to switch to the Virtual 5K fill out THIS FORM by April 19th. 

Thank you for supporting Organization for Autism Research and we look forward to a great race in July!  If you have any questions regarding the Active for Autism 5K, please email .

Fundraise to Support Autism Research!

Did you know that just by registering for the Active for Autism 5K you have the ability to fundraise and support the mission of the Organization for Autism Research?  With Autism Awareness Month beginning on April 1st we want to invite everyone to help support autism research by setting up their personal fundraising page.

How to set up your page:

  1. Click here and login using the same info used when registering
    1. If you have not set up a fundraising page; you will be prompted to do so
    2. If you have set up a page, you will be able to edit and update your page.
  2. Edit and personalize your fundraising page
  3. Share with your friends and family!

During the month of April for every $25 that you raise, you will receive an entry into a raffle to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card! Any fundraiser who raises $100 will receive and OAR branded insulated water bottle.  All fundraisers will have the opportunity to win great prizes.

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