Apr 23, 2014

Rose Bowl to Host Autism Speaks Walk on Saturday in Pasadena

By Lauren Gold, Pasadena Star-News

The Rose Bowl Stadium will host the 12th annual Los Angeles Walk Now for Autism Speaks on Saturday.

This is the 10th year the 5K fundraising walk will take place on the path surrounding the iconic Rose Bowl Stadium.

Officials estimate the event will draw more than 50,000 people; it is one of the major events held at the stadium each year. Last year the event raised $2.2 million and was the largest fundraising autism walk in the country, according to a press release.

Autism Speaks touts itself as the largest autism advocacy organization in the country and sponsors walks to raise money and awareness throughout the country.

The event begins at 8 a.m. for registration and the walk will begin at 9 a.m. To register or for more information visit www.walknowforautismspeaks.org or call 323-549-0500.