Our 3rd Annual SpectRUN was a huge sucess thanks to YOU! Mark your calendars for April 23rd, 2022!
SpectRUN4 will be even bigger and better!

This is one of a kind fundraising event for CARES the whole family will love. Trail runners can enjoy the thrill of Meeks Mountain while our families have the option of walking or running the paved path around Hurricane City Park! All proceeds go towards helping CARES fulfill our mission to support children and families who are affected by autism. Learn more at www.wvcaresforautism.org


Pre-registration is $35 and includes a t-shirt, and sponsor bag. Participants must register by March 26th to be guaranteed a t-shirt in their size. Walk-up registrations on race day are welcome for $45, same-day race registration opens 9:00 am.

Register individually or as a team!

Details coming soon.

5K Trail Race Begins at 10AM

Awards Categories: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall for Men and Women; 9 & under, 10-14; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+

Medals are given to all registered participants, high-quality t-shirts and sponsored reusable grocery totes. 

1/2 Mile Family walk or run begins at 12PM Come and celebrate with your team and walk or run the paved trail around Hurricane City Park. Enjoy some snacks and games as a part of our Family Fun Day! 

 **Registration in the 5K automatically enters you into the .5K Family walk or run if you want to do both.


1) Fundraising Tool Kit

2) SpectRUN Flyer & Poster

3) Grow your Team Worksheet

4) SpectRun Logo


1) Sponsor Media Kit 

2) Sponsor Opportunities

3) Sponsor Form

Want to increase your impact?

Host your own local event or online fundraising drive for CARES

By fundraising for the SpectRun, you have the power to increase needed awareness and funding that is used to support our mission. 

Some ideas for fundraising include: 

  • Create a personal fundraising page
  • Start a Facebook fundraiser
  • Personalize your fundraising page URL 
  • Donate to yourself

Get even more ideas in our “GROW YOUR TEAM” flyer as well as event checklist and additional information in our “FUNDRAISING TOOLKIT”