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Spectrum of Colors

Virtual Race Across Greater Wisconsin

September 12 - October 23, 2021

The Spectrum of Colors Virtual Race is back by popular demand! Just like last year, the race will honor your favorite parts of the season from changing tree colors, apple picking, pumpkin carving, to the return of pumpkin spice! (Love of pumpkin spice not required to participate).

Join the Spectrum of Colors Virtual Race Across Greater WI, designed  celebrate the spectrum of beautiful, colorful hues we see flowing through Wisconsin in the fall AND connect and support our local Autism Societies in Greater Wisconsin.

The challenge will start on Sunday, September 12th and continue through Saturday, October 23rd. In total, you’ll have 6 weeks to log your miles and help raise funds to support the Autism Society of Greater Wisconsin affiliates.

SWAG

Black Softstyle T-Shirt

100% preshrunk ring spun cotton t-shirt included in the Apple of our Eye, Absolute Fall Fanatic and Expectation Squasher levels.

Rainbow Infinity Bracelet Kit

Everything you need to make your own rainbow infinity bracelet including simple step-by-step instructions for three different styles. Each kit makes one bracelet. Materials and instructions provided by Citrine Creative Studio in Green Bay. Included in the Apple of our Eye, Absolute Fall Fanatic and Expectation Squasher levels.

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Royal Blue Pullover Hooded Sweatshirt

Same sweatshirt from 2020 but in a bright blue color! The sweatshirt is a polyester/ringspun cotton pre-shrunk French Terry material. Included in our Absolute Fall Fanatic and Expectation Squasher levels.

Black 1/4 Zip Pullover

A lightweight, wicking pullover with tri-blend softness (polyester/cotton/rayon) and an embroidered Spectrum of Colors logo. Available as an add-on in the race store.

Black Pet Bandana

Premium cotton pet bandana with dimensions of 22″ x 22″ x 31″. Available as an add-on in the race store.

CHOOSE YOUR LEVEL

Includes:

Digital finisher’s badge

Facebook Group Access

Access to Weekly Challenges

Includes:

T-Shirt

Finisher’s Medal

Rainbow Infinity Bracelet Kit

Digital Finisher’s Badge

Facebook Group Access

Access to Weekly Challenges

Includes:

T-Shirt

Sweatshirt

Finisher’s medal

Rainbow Infinity Bracelet Kit

Digital finisher’s badge

Facebook Group Access

Access to Weekly Challenges

Includes:

Want to make the ultimate show of support for your favorite nonprofit? Here’s the option for you! This level includes everything in the Absolute Fall Fanatic option AND we’ll send you a package of Skittles (an edible version of a spectrum of colors) as a thank you for your generosity.

CHOOSE YOUR DISTANCE

Challenge yourself with any of the distance choices! You’ll have 6 weeks to log your miles as you walk, run, bike, skateboard, explore pumpkin patches, skip, or however else you choose to move.

For the ultimate challenge choose our 235 mile option, which is the distance it takes to connect each of our participating affiliates. You can create or join a relay team to cover the distance as a group! If you’re feeling extra ambitious, go ahead and take the full 235 miles on by yourself.  Don’t forget to snap a selfie with your favorite fall foliage in the background!

We’ll provide a Facebook group to stay connected, give updates, & challenge you to even more fun fall activities. Those participating will be eligible to win prizes, with extra chances to win for those completing our weekly activity challenges.

Not looking to log any miles? We’ve got an option for you too! Our Fun No K option includes access to the Facebook page, corn-y jokes, weekly activity challenges, and the chance to win prizes.

You can go the “extra mile” for the Autism Society of Greater Wisconsin and its local affiliate network by registering a team and fundraising together. Our virtual race platform allows for you to choose your own fundraising goal and provides tools to help you reach your goals. All funds raised will stay in Greater Wisconsin to provide support and education to those with autism and their families.

THANK YOU SPONSORS!

Support the Autism Society of Greater Wisconsin through a Spectrum of Colors sponsorship! Check out our sponsor form to find a level that matches your goals or contact us to customize a sponsor package.

TRACKER SHEETS

Download a coloring tracker sheet to help you track progress toward your distance goal!

Spectrum of Colors Fundraising Tips

SAMPLE LANGUAGE

Invitation to Donate

I’m raising money to support the Autism Society of Greater Wisconsin
this fall, as part of their Spectrum of Colors Virtual Race Across
Greater Wisconsin. The mission of this organization means a lot to me
and I hope you’ll join me in supporting their work!

You can help by joining the race with me and/or making a donation
to help me reach my fundraising goal. My goal is to raise $_____ in
support of the autism community.The Autism Society is a nonprofit
serving individuals and families affected by autism through its five
core services: Support, Education, Information & Referral, Advocacy,
and Community Building. You can also find more information about
their programs on their website: www.autismgreaterwi.org. You can
find my fundraising page here: ______.

Thank you for your support, every little bit helps! Optional: (I will
match all donations up to $____).

Thanks again for helping me reach my goal!

Invitation to Join Race Team

I’m participating in the Spectrum of Colors Race Across Greater
Wisconsin this fall and I’d love for you to join me! Together, our
goal will be to reach  235 miles by walking, running,
biking, swimming or through any other activity.

You can join my team by signing up through this link, choosing the 235 distance goal, and
clicking Yes to “Would you like to join or create a Team?” My
team name is _______.

There are different levels of participation, starting at $10 all the
way to $100, depending on what you’d like included in your
race package. There are also opportunities to fundraise on
behalf of the Autism Society of Greater Wisconsin and the local
affiliates.

I’m excited to get moving in support of the Autism Society this
fall and hope you’ll join me!