Date: Saturday, June 2, 2018
Location: Sloan’s Lake Park – Entrance at 17th & Utica Denver, CO 80204 (South side of the park)
Registration: On site 7:30 – 9:00 AM. Please note that online registration will close at noon on May 31st
Program & Activities: 7:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Event Program Begins: 8:05 AM (Arrive early, so you don’t miss out on our speakers)
Team Captain Line Up: 8:15-8:25 AM New this year! (Team Captains are asked to stage to state their teams name and who they walk for)
Survivor Photo: 8:40 AM
Walk Start Time: 9:00 AM (We will make every effort to begin on time)
Length of Event: 5K Walk (~3.1 miles)
Top teams and top individual fundraisers will be acknowledged during the closing ceremony, so be sure to stick around following the walk.
New this Year
Participants over 18 walk for $25, youth under 18 are free. After May 31st, adults $35. Online registration will be closing at noon on May 31st.
Team Captain Line Up – During the event program Team Captains will be asked to the stage to say their team’s name and who they are walking to honor or remember.
Tree of Hope – Honor and commemorate your loved ones on our Tree of Hope.
Event Program Areas and Activities
Team Central – Participants will have the opportunity to paint a sign for their team, to use during the walk.
Team and Individual Fundraising Prizes – We want to thank those teams and participants that go above and beyond. Check out this year’s fundraising challenges and prizes HERE. Stick around after the walk to see these folks valiant fundraising efforts be recognized.
Team Tailgate Area – Bring your tents, chairs, picnic blankets and coolers. There will be plenty of room for teams to set-up shop and make a day of it!
Photo Booth – We are encouraging teams to break out their tu tus, costumes and silly props. We will be also be recognizing the team with the most team spirit before the walk.
Survivor Photo – A survivor photo will be taken in front of the stage at 8:50 AM. If you are a survivor and would like to participate, please make your way to the stage around 8:45 AM.
Refreshment Tent – Light refreshments will be served, following the walk. This does not serve as a lunch. We encourage participants to bring a picnic lunch, stay and hang out.
Team Tailgate Area – There will be plenty of room to set up tents, chairs, picnic blankets, yard games and coolers. We encourage teams to make a day of it and hang around and have a good time, following the walk. Again, we suggest setting up a tent or some sort of shade for your team.
As we all know, the weather can be a little unpredictable in Colorado. Rain or shine the event will go on! Regardless of weather, layered clothing, wind breakers, sunglasses, and sunscreen are recommended. We also, highly recommend, you bring some form of shade for you and your team.
Directions & Parking
For directions, use the address: W 17th Ave & Utica, Denver CO 80204. The main walk entrance is located by the children’s playground just north of 17th Ave on the south side of Sloan’s Lake Park. However, please note that this lot will be reserved for Volunteers, Sponsors, Vendors, Top Teams and Handicapped individuals. We will do our best to monitor this lot but it will be first come first served.
Additional Parking – Parking is available on streets in nearby neighborhoods. Team Carpooling is encouraged! We also encourage participants to ride their bikes, but remember to bring a bike lock or utilize the Sheridan Stop on the Light Rail.
Volunteers – Please keep in mind that parking is limited and plan accordingly. We will do our best to save you a spot in the 17th & Utica Lot.
Participants and handicapped individuals may be dropped off at the 17th Street entrance- W 17th Ave & Utica on the north side of 17th Ave.
View our available volunteer opportunities. Please check in at the Volunteer tent upon arrival to get your T-shirt and location assignment. Your time and efforts are greatly appreciated!
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a registration fee?
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All participants, volunteers and survivors will receive a commemorative t-shirt. Please note that our t-shirt order is placed 30 days in advance of the event. While we try to predict day of registrations, we encourage you to register in advance to ensure we have enough t-shirts for all participants. To maximize every dollar raised, the National Brain Tumor Society only provides event T-shirts to registered participants, survivors and volunteers.