Chattanooga Autism Awareness Walk

2018 Walk Details


When: Saturday, November 12. 

- Activities start at 9am.

- Walk starts at 11am.

- Event ends around noon


Where: Coolidge Park



- Distance: 2 miles
- Starts at stage in park

- Goes up River Street and Frazier 

- Over Walnut Street Bridge (lined with autism fact banners)

- Circles back near Museum and over bridge again

- Finishes back in Coolidge Park

Click here for a map with directions.



- $30 +fee for adults (includes long sleeve shirt)

-$23 +fee for high schoolers or college students

- $15 +fee for kids ages 4 to 12 (includes long sleeve shirt)

- Free for infants (no shirt provided)

NOTE: During checkout, you have the options to pay the fees that are normally charged to the CAC. If you do not want to also pay those fees, just uncheck the box for fees.


Registering and Fundraising


Registering is for those attending the event.

People must register themselves and family members and pay registration fees. Registration comes with high quality commemorative long-sleeve shirts in the sizes you request. 


After you register, you'll have a profile that you can share with your family, neighbors, co-workers and friends. They can join your team or donate to your team. PLEASE help raise money for this event! The funds from this walk allow us to offer the many programs and services in our region. 


How to Register:

  1. go to

  2. Click the "Register" button

  3. Make your account.

  4. Add your information and shirt size. This is also where you register as ...

    • Individual

    • Big Team Leader

    • Student (high school or college)

    • Youth (under 13)

    • Infant (under 3)

  5. Registration type

    • Individual

    • Start a team, give it a name. 

    • Join a Team

  6. To add additional registrants, click the green “Add Another Registrant” button and fill out the requested information

  7. Checkout


Customize your page (optional)

  1. Add your own description explaining why you're doing this walk. 

  2. Add your photo or family photo or photo of your child.

  3. For tips, click these links for tutorials:



How to help if you can NOT attend the walk:


  1. go to

  2. Click the "Donate" button.

  3. You can donate to a team's goal, or to an individual's goal. The donation to an individual also counts towards their team goal.






Every November volunteers at the CAC host a huge autism walk at Coolidge Park. Hundreds of families attend this fun event along with businesses, schools and other members of the community. 

This annual event is also the main fundraiser for the Chattanooga Autism Center. All of the funds raised go to support local autism programs. 

To register for this year's walk, go to