Date: Saturday, June 3, 2017
Location: Sloan’s Lake Park – Entrance at 17th & Utica Denver, CO 80204
Registration: 7:30 – 9:00 AM
Program Begins: 8:30 AM
Walk Start Time: 9:00 AM
Program & Activities: 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Length of Event: 5K Walk (~3.1 miles)
Top team and top individual fundraisers will be acknowledged during the closing ceremony, so be sure to stick around following the walk.
New this Year
Pinwheels to Honor and Celebrate – Participants will have the opportunity to honor and celebrate those they are walking for, by decorating a Pinwheel to be displayed on the walk route. Participants are welcome to bring small photos to put on these and personalize. We invite you to take these home, following the walk.
Raffle Tent – We have some amazing raffle items for you to buy tickets for. Some of these items include tickets to Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, Train, a Broncos game, the Rockies, the Denver Zoo, Elitch Gardens, a hotel stay, and much much more. All of the proceeds will go to benefit NBTS and the Denver Brain Tumor Walk.
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 recognizing the team with the most team spirit.
Survivor Photo – A survivor photo will be taken at 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.
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.
Volunteers – Please keep in mind that parking is limited and plan accordingly.
Participants 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 of where help is needed. Your time and effort are greatly appreciated!
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a registration fee?
[Denver Brain Tumor Walk]
55 Chapel Street, Suite 200
Newton, MA 02458
All registered participants, volunteers, and survivors receive a t-shirt.