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In-Person Walk and Community Celebration:
Saturday, May 20, 2023
Heather Farm Park
301 N. San Carlos Dr., Walnut Creek
8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Virtual Hope Walk Week:  
Sunday, May 14 - Saturday, May 20, 2023

There is a $25 registration fee for all walkers ages 10+. All registered walkers are entitled to a one-of-a-kind Hope Walk shirt and swag bag.
Please set up your fundraising page and continue fundraising by asking your friends and family to make a donation to CSC and inviting your friends to join your team. Watch our Hope Walk Fundraising Seminar to learn the best practices and tools other Hope Walk fundraisers have found to be successful.
Individuals and teams who fundraise for the Hope Walk are eligible to receive prizes based on the totals raised.
$100 raised: Pair of Insulated Can Holders
$500 raised: Lunch Cooler
$1,000 raised: Camp Chair
Our virtual Hope Walks the past 3 years were a great success with people participating from across the globe! We encourage you to spread the word to family and friends who live outside of the area so we can celebrate the Hope Walk near and far. Virtual participants can safely walk, run, or even bike and swim in their own neighborhood or park, at their own pace, for as long as, or as many times as they like!
The title of Grand Pet Marshall of the Hope Walk is awarded to the individual pet or pet whose team raises the most funds for CSC as part of the Hope Walk. Leverage your adorable dog, cat, or other furry friend to represent your team and get the word out about the Hope Walk. You can officially sign them up and get a Hope Walk pet bandana (must opt-in on the registration page to qualify). The winner will be announced at the Hope Walk on Saturday, May 20 and help lead the start of the walk!
Are you a member or employee of a local gym or exercise studio? We have a special opportunity to become a Hope Walk Community Partner at a discounted rate. For more details and to set up your team, contact Carol Louisell at clouisell@cancersupport.net
Once you are registered, your event t-shirt and swag bag will be available for curbside pick-up at Sports Basement in Walnut Creek 1881 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94598) at the days and times below.
     Wednesday, May 10 - 11:00 am -- 3:00 pm
     Thursday, May 11 - 3:00 pm -- 7:00 pm
     Friday, May 12 - 12:00 pm -- 5:00 pm
     Saturday, May 13 - 11:00 am -- 3:00 pm
     8:30 am - Check-in opens
     9:15 am - CSC Line Dancers performance
     9:30 am - Event program begins
     10:00 am - Walk begins
     11:30 am - Raffle drawing (must be present to win!)
     12:30 pm - Event concludes
     *Subject to change
Free parking is available within Heather Farm Park.
  • We would like our able-bodied walkers, vendors, volunteers, and staff to park at “General Parking” at the Community Center parking lot. It is located on the left-hand side of N. San Carlos just past the Start/ Finish staging area.
  • We would like to keep the parking lot closest to the Start/ Finish staging area reserved for our medically fragile and disabled guests.
  • Additional parking is available along Marchbanks Drive.

*We are expecting one thousand walkers and there may be other events occurring at the park at the same time, therefore we recommend giving ample time to find parking and strongly encourage carpooling.

The Hope Walk will take place rain or shine. This year looks to be a warm one so bring your sunscreen and water. Registration fees and donations are non-refundable.
Wheelchairs, strollers, and friendly dogs on leashes are welcome. We recommend that you dress for all weather (layers) - in years past we have had chilly mornings and clear/sunny afternoons. Please bring your own water bottle to accompany you on the walk.
Be sure to share your Hope Walk participation with your friends online. Use the hashtag #WhyIHopeWalk to share your story and inspire others to participate. Your posts may even be shared on the CSC channels! Find us: Facebook: @CSCBayArea Instagram: @CancerSupportSF Twitter: @CancerSupportSF
For any check donations you may have collected, you can bring them to the check-in tent on Saturday or mail them to our center in Walnut Creek: Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597

For more information: Please contact Carol Louisell, Director of Special Events, at clouisell@cancersupport.net or 925.953.1209.