2018 Autism Speaks Walk in partnership with SARRC


October 28th, 2018, 8:00am to 12:00pm


80 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281

Location Name

Tempe Beach Park

Save the date for the 2018 Autism Speaks Walk in partnership with SARRC 

Since 2005, Autism Speaks and SARRC have partnered to raise funds for autism research and programs underway in Arizona.

Over the past 13 years, more than $9 million dollars has been raised through the Arizona Autism Speaks Walk in partnership with SARRC to improve the quality of life for individuals with Autism and their families. The Arizona walk event — one of more than 60 that happen around the nation — attracts one of the largest crowds and accounts for one of Autism Speaks’ most popular events. Half of all proceeds raised, fund direct services and resources through SARRC while the other half aids Autism Speaks mission to enhance lives today while accelerating a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow.

Event Schedule & Highlights

8:00 a.m. | Registration & Autism Resource Fair
9:00 a.m. | Opening Ceremonies 
9:30 a.m. | 5k and 1-mile Family-Friendly Walk
10:30 a.m. | Finish Line Celebration | Kids' Zone Open | Food Truck Caravan

Parking & Event Information 

Parking Map
Walk Route Map
Tempe Beach Park Layout

2018 Fundraising Incentives

SARRC & Autism Speaks are offering one-of-a-kind incentive items for those who are fundraising for the 13th annual event! This year’s collection includes shirts, jacket and more! All fundraising donations go directly to fund the important research conducted by Autism Speaks and SARRC. View all incentives.

Resource Providers

Thank you to our 2018 resource providers who will be onsite to share a range of services and resources to families.

Adventure ABA | AB Play | ACES | Ally Pediatric Therapy | Argosy University | Arion Care Solution | Arizona Autism Pediatric Therapy Specialists | Aurora Behavioral Health | Autism Academy | CARD | Emily Taylor Law Firm | Kile & Kupiszweski Law Firm | Lexington Life Academy | Not Only Words Therapy | Positive ABA | S.E.E.K | Trumpet Behavioral Health | Young Minds 

Thank you to our generous sponsors: 

Contact Us:

For any event-related questions, please contact Randi O'Connor at roconnor@autismcenter.org or 602.606.9896.