Posted by: Autism Speaks | October 12, 2010

2010 Richmond Walk Now for Autism Speaks

 On Saturday, October 2nd, over 1,400 people came together at the Richmond International Raceway for the 2nd Annual Richmond Walk Now for Autism Speaks.  With 128 teams, we raised $74,000 and counting for Autism Speaks. Chelsea Washington of WRIC TV 8 kept the crowd fired up while Virginia State Senator Donald McEachin (D-Henrico) urged the crowd to become more involved in autism awareness and advocacy.

(L-R) Pam Brooks, Walk Chair; Committee Members, Marybeth Maino & Michelle Wiley

After the 3 mile Walk, walkers enjoyed a special performance from the kid’s band The Diggity Dudes. A big thanks to Team Superheroes for autism for hosting our children’s area and Alpha Xi Delta for volunteering throughout the day. Thank you and congratulations to Walk Chair Pam Brooks and the entire Richmond Planning Committee!

For more information and photos from the event, please visit the Richmond Walk Facebook page,



  1. would like to know there is any events or even walks that are schedule for richmond, virginia this year…


    • Hi Shawna, We’re having the Richmond Walk Now for Autism Speaks on Saturday, October 1 at the Richmond International Raceway. You can find more information on the Walk and register at

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