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EVENT DETAILS

Walk Date:  Saturday, May 18, 2019

Location:  Heather Farm Park 
998 N. San Carlos Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
We will be located in the parking lot at the corner of Ygnacio Valley Road and N. San Carlos Drive - across from the Sports Basement shopping plaza

Enjoy Activities and Vendor Booths: 8:30AM - 12:00PM

Check-In Opens:  8:30AM*

Opening Ceremony:  9:15AM

Walk Start Time:  10:00AM

Costume Contest, Top Fundraisers Announced, Raffle Drawing (must be present to win): 11:30AM

Event Concludes: 12:00PM

Length of Walk:  3 mile walk around scenic Heather Farm Park.  A shortcut/wheelchair/stroller route is available.

Fundraising Goal:  $150,000

Parking:  Free parking is available within Heather Farm Park in lots near the baseball fields and community center on N. San Carlos Drive.  There is an additional lot at the swim center on Heather Drive.  Handicapped parking available. We are expecting 1,000 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.

Other:  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.

Registration:  All walkers must register online, prior to the event.

 
Donation Collection:  Donations can be collected the morning of the event at check-in.  Donations can also be made online by credit card.
Checks can be mailed to:
Cancer Support Community
Attn: Hope Walk
3276 McNutt Avenue
Walnut Creek, CA 94597

Donations can also be made by participating on a team, or given to a team leader/member directly to be collected at the event.

Event T-Shirts:  Hope Walk T-Shirts will be made available for pick-up at Sports Basement in Walnut Creek, prior to the Hope Walk on May 18th during Early Bird Check-In on May 16th and 17th (details below).  They will also be available to registered participants the day of the walk. To guarantee a shirt is available for you prior to the event, we strongly recommend you participate in the Early Bird check-in at Sports Basement. 

Food/Beverage: Some free food and beverages will be available to attendees at the event (while supplies last).

Rain or Shine: The Hope Walk will take place rain or shine. Registration fees and donations are non-refundable.



Route: Below is the tentative map of the Hope Walk route.  Please note, this route is subject to change without notice. Download the current map here.





EARLY BIRD CHECK-IN


*You may pick-up the shirts and swag bags for your teammates/family members, if needed. Please note, everyone attending the event will need to complete and turn in a waiver of liability the morning of the Hope Walk, regardless if they pick-up their items themselves.


FUNDRAISING INCENTIVES

The fundraising prizes can be earned by individual fundraisers and will be distributed at Sports Basement (Early Bird Check-In) or the morning of the Hope Walk.  These prizes are cumulative and eligibility is based on individual fundraising totals only, not team totals.  

 
$25 Registration Fee Admission and Hope Walk T-Shirt
$100+ NEW Hope Walk hat
$250+ Choose from candle, previous hat, picnic blanket or crazy socks
$500+ Choose from yoga mat or spa kit
$1,000+ NEW Hope Walk backpack


HOPE WALK CONTESTS

The Hope Walk is a time for celebration and we want to encourage you to stand out and show your team spirit! Winners for the Hope Walk contests will be announced at the event on Saturday, May 18th at 11:30AM (must be present to win).

BEST TEAM COSTUME The team with the funniest, wackiest, most creative costumes will win a fun prize for the group.
BEST INDIVIDUAL COSTUME The individual with the best, most creative costume will win an individual prize.
TOP TEAM FUNDRAISER The team that has raised the most funds by the day of the walk will win a prize for the group.
TOP INDIVIDUAL FUNDRAISER The individual who has raised the most funds by the day of the walk will win an individual prize.