Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to attend the Walkathon?

Admission to Walkathon is FREE. However, fundraising is encouraged.

Do I have to register to attend?

Registration is not required, however it is encouraged as it provides event planners with a more accurate estimate of expected attendance.

Do I have to bring a dog?

No. Well-behaved dogs on non-retractable leashes are welcome!

 Is the 3K walk route stroller and/or wheelchair friendly?

Yes, the walk route is paved. However, most Walkathons take place at parks and the event space is grass so strollers/wheelchairs may be difficult to navigate.

What happens if it rains?

The Walkathon will take place rain or shine. There is no make-up date.

What will happen if the event cannot take place because of Covid-19?

In the event that on-location Walkathons cannot take place due to Covid-19, we'll switch to a fun, virtual experience, and you'll still be eligible for all fundraising incentives.

Is there water along the walk route?

Yes, there are water stations along the route and also available in the main event space.

Is there food at the event?

Yes. Food trucks and/or vendors typically sell or donate food at Walkathons. Each event is different so selection may vary.

Will there be an ATM at the event?

No. Cash, check, credit and debit cards are acceptable forms of payment should you wish to make purchases and/or donations at the event.

Can I pick up fundraising incentive items at the Walkathon?

Yes. Fundraisers can pick up incentive items at Walkathon. Additionally, fundraisers can turn in funds and/or make donations.

What time should I arrive?

Most Walkathons begin at 9 am. See event specific schedule for details.

Is handicapped parking available?

Handicapped parking is provided by most parks and is available on a first come, first served basis.

Is there a parking fee?

There is no parking fee, however, parking donations are appreciated and funds will benefit Southeastern Guide Dogs.

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