Event Details: Long Island Brain Tumor Walk

Saturday, September 16, 2017, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh, NY

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EVENT DETAILS

Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017
Location: Jones Beach at Field 5 – Wantagh, NY
Registration: 8:00am – 9:00am
Program & Activities: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Length of Event: 5K (Approximately 3.1 miles)

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Event Day Program

Schedule

  8:00 AM Registration Begins
  9:30 AM Walk Begins
10:45 AM Post-event announcements and awards
12:00 PM Event Ends

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, wind breakers, sunglasses, and sunscreen are recommended.

All registrants must check in at the registration tent! New participants can also sign up at the registration tent. Donations should be brought to the registration tent on the day of the walk.

We encourage you to gather your team in our Team Town area! Please bring a tent, chairs and lots of team spirit (no staking, no BBQ, no alcohol). While Refreshments will be made available for all, please feel free to bring a cooler, pack a lunch and enjoy the day!

Parking

$8.00 Parking fee (Cash Only) will be taken by parking attendants at Field 5 Entrance. Parking pay stations are located at the East and West bathhouse on Ocean Parkway eastbound. Click here to view map.

Volunteer Information

Interested in volunteering for this event? Learn more about volunteer opportunities

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 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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