Event Details: Dallas-Ft. Worth Brain Tumor Walk

Saturday, November 12, 2016, Trinity Park, Fort Worth, TX


Date: Saturday, November 12, 2016
Location: Trinity Park
Registration: 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Program & Activities: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
5K Walk Begins: 10:00 AM

Event Day Program
Registration Opens: 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM As a registered participant, you will receive a personal fundraising page and useful online tools to help jumpstart your efforts. Each participant is encouraged to raise a minimum of $200 or more to help fund the discovery of a cure and better treatments for brain tumors. Please note: To maximize every dollar raised, National Brain Tumor Society only provides event T-shirts to registered survivors and volunteers. However, we also offer T-shirts for adults and children at each event, in exchange for a donation.Walk begins: 10:00 AM (approximately)

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The 5K walk will start and finish at the balloon arch in Trinity Park. This is not a race and participants are not required to complete the full course. Those who wish to remain onsite during the walk are welcome to do so.

Helpful tips:

* Please be sure to hydrate before and after the Walk.

* Snacks and water will be provided to all participants after the Walk.

* Don’t forget to wear weather appropriate clothing. And be sure you have your sunglasses and sunscreen.

Rain or shine, the event will go on – and we look forward to seeing you!

Directions & Parking
If you are traveling to Trinity Park by car or public transportation and still want to map your travel online, please use the following street address:2100 River Drive, Ft. Worth, TX 76107
View Larger MapParking at the site is limited, and will be available on a first come first served basis. Additionally, free public parking will be available at the Farrington Field East Parking Lot (1501 N. University Drive Fort Worth, TX 76107). Lot needs to be cleared by Noon.

A complimentary shuttle will run continuously from 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM between Billingsley Field House and the meeting site.

Drop Off
Drop off area will be at the roundabout adjacent to the walk site.


Volunteer Information
Interested in helping us plan this event or volunteer for this event? Learn more about volunteer opportunities or contact me at tdekock@braintumor.orgAll funds raised through these events, allows the National Brain Tumor Society to advance research and public policy to improve the lives of all those living with a brain tumor, as well as anyone who will be diagnosed tomorrow. Our mission is to find a cure for brain tumors – Search for your event and register today to help make a difference in the fight against brain tumors.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a registration fee?

Registration for the Walk is $25. Youth under 18 are free. All participants receive a free t-shirt. Upon registration, you will receive a personal fundraising page and useful online tools to help you jumpstart your efforts. Even after the event is over, you will still have access to your personal fundraising page, allowing you to maximize your impact in the fight against brain tumors.

Am I required to fundraise a minimum amount?

Adults are encouraged to raise a minimum of $500 or more to help fund the discovery of a cure and better treatments for brain tumors.

Where do Brain Tumor Events funds go?

Proceeds from the event support research to find a cure for brain tumors, public policy advocacy, and patient information to make sure the critical needs of the brain tumor community are met, through the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS).
Learn more.

Do I need to register my children?

No, children 17 and younger do not need to register or pay a fee to attend the event. However, we strongly encourage you to register your children ahead of time so that we can anticipate their attendance and secure their commemorative t-shirt.

I plan to participate to support one of my friends and their team. Do I still have to register?

If you are walking, running or riding you must register to participate. If you plan to attend as a cheering section, you do not need to register. Registration is open the day of the event.

Can I walk and volunteer?

Yes! If you plan to walk and volunteer, please register as a Walker FIRST, and then email your contact information to us.

What are Matching Gift Programs?

Many employers have matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. Ask your employer or HR department for more information. Generally, you will be asked to complete and submit a form to NBTS for approval. This form can be sent to the above address.

To whom do I make checks payable?

All checks can be made payable to the National Brain Tumor Society. If you wish to support a Walk participant, please complete this form and send to:National Brain Tumor Society
[Event Name]
55 Chapel Street, Suite 200
Newton, MA 02458

Are pets allowed at the event?

Pet policies vary, and are based on the rules of each venue. If pets are permitted at the venue, please keep your pets on a leash at all times. And, if your pet does not do well in large crowds, please consider leaving them at home. Please do not leave your pet in your car during the event.

Will I receive an event t-shirt?

All registered participants, volunteers, and survivors receive a t-shirt.

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