The sixth annual All Out for Autism 5k walk/run will take place Friday, Aug. 22.
Presented by New Balance New Canaan, SPED*NET New Canaan and the New Canaan YMCA, all proceeds from the event will benefit programs and events for children with special needs at the New Canaan Y.
The race will begin and end at New Balance, 128 Main St., with the course running through downtown New Canaan. The event will kick off with a 6:15 p.m. a quarter-mile Kids' Fun Run. The 5k course is open to runners and walkers and will begin at 6:30 p.m. Awards and festivities will take place following the race.
Race registration can be completed online by visiting www.alloutforautism.org or at New Balance New Canaan. The fee is $25 in advance and $30 the day of the race.