Event Details: Delaware Brain Tumor Walk

Saturday, April 23, 2016,


Date: Saturday April 25, 2015
Location: : Dravo Plaza at the Wilmington Riverfront – 1080 Justison St. Wilmington, DE
Registration: 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM
Walk Start Time: 10:00 AM
Program and Activities: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Length of Event: 5K (~3.1 miles)

Event Day Program: 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM & 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Calling all Team Captains! Beginning promptly at 9:40 AM team captains will be invited to the stage to share the name of the loved one they walk in honor of. If you wish to share, please listen for announcements and make your way to the stage.
Survivor Photo – a survivor photo will be taken at the stage at 9:30 AM. If you are a survivor and would like to participate, please make your way to the stage around 9:15 AM.Top team and top individual fundraisers will be acknowledged during the closing ceremony.Rain or shine the event will go on!Regardless of weather, layered clothing, windbreakers, sunglasses, and sunscreen are recommended.

Event Incentives and Challenges

Visit our Incentives and Challenges page to view details on all of the below:

  • Win Custom Team T-shirts for your team!
  • Win a $50 VISA Gift Card
  • $1K Club Challenge
  • Top 10 Team Challenge
  • Individual Fundraising Incentives
Directions & Parking

Visit for driving directions to Dravo Plaza at the Wilmington Riverfront. Free Parking will be accessible in nearby lots, as well as handicap parking on site.

Drop-Off Information
Look for the “Drop-Off” sign. Enter there and walk through the lot Registration tent to check in.Handicap/Special Needs parking will be available in the event site lot on South Justison Street. Look for “Drop-Off” signs. Only individuals with official handicap tags will be allowed to access this parking, unless arrangements are made ahead of time.


Volunteer Opportunities
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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