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The Wobble & Gobble Autism Awareness 5k is an annual, inclusive, community run/walk hosted by The Junior Wednesday Club. The race will be held on Saturday,  November 5, 2022. The 5k race will begin at the Danville Science Center. The 1k Fun Run will be inside the Carrington Pavilion

Registration Options

1k Child Fun Run

Run and/or walk around the Carrington Pavilion, Open to kids age 12 and under. 


5k Run

Run and/or walk the Wobble and Gobble course.


Virtual 5k Walk

Walk the Wobble and Gobble course


Frequently Asked Questions

When is packet pick up?

Packet pickup will be Friday, November 4, 2022 in the parking lot of the Danville Science Center from 5:00pm-7:00pm. 


Are there awards?

Yes, there will be first, second, and third place awards for each age category and overall male and female.


Can I reserve a shirt in a certain size? 

If you register prior to October 13, 2021, yes, we will have your t-shirt in the size you selected. If you wait to register closer to race day, we cannot guarantee that you will receive a shirt. 


Can I get a refund if I register but then I don’t run or walk?

No. We plan the race based on the number of registered participants, so once you have registered we cannot offer you a refund. If, however, you register and do not run or walk, you may still pick up your race packet and shirt and join us in the fun.


Can I run or walk with headphones or ear buds?

Yes, you can. We do not restrict the use of headphones or ear buds.


Who hosts this event?

From 2012-2017, the Dan River Autism Awareness Autism 5k was led by its founding Race Director with a planning committee of parents, educators, autism professionals from the Center for Pediatric Therapies and volunteers from the Danville Running Club. In 2018, the Junior Wednesday Club adopted the event as its annual fall project. Moving the event from April to November led to the renaming of the event to the Wobble & Gobble Autism Awareness 5k. 


Still have questions? Please contact Jessica Waller, Race Director  at

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