Join us on April 22, 2023! This amazing community event will improve the lives of children and adults with autism by raising funds to support local programs.

You must register by noon on Thursday, April 20 to participate.


8:00 a.m. – Packet pickup (on-site registration will not be available)
9:00 a.m. – Competitive and Non-Competitive 5K
10:00 a.m. – 1 Mile Run/Walk on the track
Awards ceremony for 5K and top fundraising teams to follow.

The Coastal NC Run/Walk will be at UNCW Track & Field in Wilmington.

For more event details, including all deadlines, a course map, and fundraising information, click here.

Can’t make it on April 22? Become a virtual participant! With virtual participation, you’ll receive a T-shirt, mailed to you the week of the event. Please note: Virtual participants are not eligible for 5K awards.

As many as 1 in 44 children may be diagnosed with autism in the United States. You can make a difference in the lives of people with autism, their families, and their communities by registering for the Coastal NC Run/Walk for Autism, recruiting family and friends to join your team, and raising donations.

If you have questions, please email us or call 919-743-0204.