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Register before April 1 to Guarantee Your 2023 Autism Superhero 5K Official T-Shirt!

REGISTRATION FEES

Adult: Runner ages 18+ $30 ($35 day-of registration)
Adult: Walker or Event Attendee ages 18+ $15
Teen: Runner, Walker, or Event Attendee ages 13-17 $10 with a registered adult
Kids: Fun Run ages 12 and under $5 with a registered adult

5K RACE INFO:

Registration is from 8:00am to 9:30am

Certified USATF course. CLICK HERE to view the course.

The first 300 registered runners will receive an event t-shirt and a food voucher ticket

Participation medals for all registered runners

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes for winners of each category

 

RACE CATEGORIES:

Male and Female 13-20
Male and Female 21-30
Male and Female 31-40
Male and Female 41-50
Male and Female 51-60
Male and Female 61+
Male and Female Wheelchair Racers

 

PRE-RACE PICK-UP

Monday, April 17 to Friday, April 21 | 10:00am to 4:00pm
HMEA’s Autism Resource Central
712 Plantation Street | Worcester, MA

~ Or ~

Friday, April 21 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Polar Park
100 Madison Street | Worcester, MA

WALK INFO

Walk the 5K course or take a leisurely stroll around the park

 

PRE-EVENT PICK-UP

Monday, April 17 to Friday, April 21 | 10:00am to 4:00pm
HMEA’s Autism Resource Central
712 Plantation Street | Worcester, MA

~ Or ~

Friday, April 21 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Polar Park
100 Madison Street | Worcester, MA

KIDS FUN RUN

Begins at 12:00pm | Listen for In-Park Announcements

Those ages 12 and Under May Participate | Must be Accompanied by a Registered Adult

All Registered Kids Receive a Participation Medal

Visit with Smiley Ball, the WooSox Mascot

 

1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Prizes Each Age Category:

Kids 10 to 12
Kids 5 to 9
Kids 4 and Under

ACTIVITIES

Certified 5K Race – 10:00am

5K (Or Shorter!) Walk, Roll, and Stroll – 10:15am

Meet & Greet Superheroes – 10:00am-2:00pm

Make Your Own Stuffed Animal – 10:00am – 2:00pm

Ballpark Concessions – 11:00am – 1:00pm

Kids’ Fun Run – 12:00pm

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where is Polar Park?

Polar Park is located at 100 Madison St, Worcester, MA 01608

Where do I park?

You can get information about parking on the Polar Park website at www.milb.com/worcester/ballpark/parking

How do I register?

Use the registration form at the bottom of this page to register to attend the 2023 Autism Superhero 5K as a runner, walker, or event attendee. Please note that registering for the event doesn’t automatically put you on a team or start your fundraising page. You must go to our JustGiving site to start your fundraising page and create or join a team. See “How do I start fundraising?” below for instructions.

What time is registration?

Check-in for the Autism Superhero 5K is from 8:00am to 9:30am on Saturday, April 22, 2023.

Day of registration is available, but we strongly recommend preregistering using the form below to make your pre-race check-in quicker.

How do I get my t-shirt and race bib?

You can pick up your t-shirt/bib during registration on the day of the event or at one of the times/locations below:

Monday, April 17 to Friday, April 21 | 10:00am to 4:00pm
HMEA’s Autism Resource Central
712 Plantation Street | Worcester, MA

~ Or ~

Friday, April 21 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Polar Park
100 Madison Street | Worcester, MA

How do I start fundraising?

We’re so glad you asked! You can set up your fundraising page for the Autism Superhero 5K at Justgiving.com/Campaign/Superhero2023.

Click on the orange START FUNDRAISING button to create your account and get your page set up or join one of the already-created teams listed in the right-hand column. Please note, creating a fundraising page or team does not automatically register you for the event, you must use the registration form at the bottom of this page to attend the event as a runner, walker, or attendee.

Click HERE for instructions on starting your personal and team fundraising page!

If you need assistance, contact Sam at sshepherd@hmea.org

How do I start or join a team?

You’ll have the option to start your own team when you design your fundraising page

or you can go to the Autism Superhero 5K event page at Justgiving.com/Campaign/Superhero2023 and join one of the teams listed on the right.

Click HERE for instructions on starting your personal and team fundraising page!

Can I hold a fundraising event to help my fundraising efforts?

We are happy to support you in any way we can to make your Autism Superhero 5K fundraising efforts a success!

Contact Kris at kcariglia@hmea.org for more information on hosting a 3rd party event for the Autism Superhero 5K.

Please read the liability waiver before registering. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE WAIVER