Event Details: Ft. Worth Brain Tumor Walk

Saturday, November 18, 2017, Trinity Park, Fort Worth, TX


Walk Date: Saturday, November 18, 2017
Location: Trinity Park – Ft. Worth, TX
Registration & T-shirt Pick up: 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Program & Activities: 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Survivor Photo: 9:50 AM
5K Walk Begins: 10:00 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.

All participants 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 walk ups, we encourage you to register in advance to ensure we have enough t-shirts for all participants. To maximize every dollar raised, National Brain Tumor Society only provides event T-shirts to registered participants, survivors and volunteers.

Helpful tips:

  • Parking is very limited. Participants are encouraged to arrive early and park at Farrington Field (directions below). A shuttle will be transporting participants to and from the walk.
  • We recommend that participants register online prior to the event, to avoid any unnecessary waits.
  • The walk is a 5K (3 miles).
  • Please be sure to hydrate before and after the walk.
  • Light refreshments will be provided, following the walk.
  • Check out the fundraising challenges and prizes to ensure that you and your team are taking advantage and to maximize your walk experience.
  • Rain or shine, the event will go on. Please dress accordingly and bring sunscreen.

Directions & Parking:
If you are traveling to Trinity Park by car or public transportation, please use the following street address: 2100 River Drive, Ft. Worth, TX 76107. The walk will be beside the river and located at the end of the roundabout.

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Parking at the site is very 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). The lot needs to be clear by Noon.

A complimentary shuttle will run continuously from 8:00 AM until noon from Farrington Field East Lot  and the walk site.

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

Volunteer Information:
We love our volunteers and could not do these events without them. If you are interested in helping us on the planning committee or would like to volunteer to help on the day of this event, please check out our volunteer opportunities or contact me at tdekock@braintumor.org.

All 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 an event 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 are not required 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 will be 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

Fort Worth Brain Tumor Walk

(please note the team and/or individual to get credit)
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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