And We’re Back! The 2020 Walk for Hope is Rescheduled for Saturday, Oct 3!


Our Walk For Hope is an annual family-oriented fundraiser to support people with autism and their families while improving autism awareness. All funds raised from this event stay in our community and support Autism Society Acadiana’s programs & resources. These include:

Stipends for families to attend autism-related seminars/conferences; Mini-grants for teachers and professionals who work with students with autism; Local conferences/workshops/training on autism topicsFamily-friendly events throughout the yearLending library and other autism-related resourcesAnd much more!

We strive to make a positive impact on families touched by autism, assisting them as they travel along in their journey. Click here learn more about Autism Society Acadiana and our services.

Pre-Registration Fees:

$20 for adults ages 13 and up, which includes a t-shirt (please select a t-shirt size)$15 for ages 4-12, which includes a t-shirt (please select a t-shirt size)Children 3 years and under – Free 

The pre-registration deadline is 11:59 pm CST on Saturday, Sept 26. Event t-shirts are only guaranteed for individuals who pre-register through RunSignUp, by mail, or in person at our office.

Onsite Registration Fees (Day of the event):  $25 per person ages 4 and older; no charge for children ages 3 years and under.

Walk Details:  Onsite registration and sign-in for pre-registered participants begins at 7:30 AM. 

The one-mile walk starts promptly at 9:00 AM at the front of Blackham Coliseum & will proceed down Cajundome Blvd. to the Cajundome and back to the Coliseum, followed by great family fun until 12 PM. Food and soft drinks will be available, while supplies last.


Assembling small building kits & other hands-on arts & craftsInflatable Fun JumpsTouch-A-Truck area Petting zooCarnival games Face painting Photo boothAnd more!

Music: Provided by Domingue’s Disc Jockey Service.

Awards:  Awards and recognition will be given at the event to the top 3 teams that raise the most funds during the pre-registration time frame (until Sept. 26). One prize will be awarded for the most creative team t-shirt design. Download t-shirt contest from our website  or email [email protected] to request the t-shirt contest entry form.

** Please visit our Facebook page Autism Society Acadiana and share the Walk event with your family and friends.


1 Mile
October 03, 2020 (Saturday)
1 miles
Solo Charity/Fund raising Road
Anywhere Virtual Race


Oct 03 2020 : Clear throughout the day.
11.7°C - 26.3°C (53.1°F - 79.3°F)

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-10-01