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Event Details: New York Brain Tumor Walk

Saturday, June 20, 2015, Randall's Island Park, New York, NY

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EVENT DETAILS

Date: Saturday, June 20, 2015
Location: Randall’s Island ~ 20 Randall’s Island Park, New York, NY 10035
Registration: 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Walk Start Time: 9:45 AM – 10:00 AM
Program & Activities: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Length of Event: 5K (~3.1 miles)

Event Day Program:
12:30 – 2:00pm Special Commemorative Ceremony & 5th Anniversary Celebration

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 teh stage at 9:30AM. 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.

Visit our Incentives and Challenges page to view details.

Directions & Parking

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Volunteer Information

Learn more about our volunteer opportunities.

All funds raised through these events allow 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 – 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. 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 $200 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?

Children ages 6-17 are required to register. Children ages 5 and under do not need to register for this event.

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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