8 Walking Events for Fun and Fundraising
Hope Run & Walk
April 20, 2013 - Marshall, Texas 1 of 9
Walk the 2-mile course or run the 5K or 10K to support Portion for Orphans, a non-profit organization in Marshall, Texas that raises awareness, works to improve the quality of care provided to orphans, and offers training and educational support to caregivers. The annual event kicked off in 2003, and has helped support children in countries such as Kenya, Peru, Nepal and China.
Walk With Me New Jersey 2013
May 11, 2013 - East Rutherford, New Jersey 2 of 9
The 4th annual Easter Seals Walk With Me 5K and 1-mile walk starts at MetLife Stadium, the home of the New York Giants and New York Jets. The event supports individuals with special needs and disabilities. Enjoy the after party at the stadium with food, live entertainment, celebrity appearances and an awards presentation.
Minnesota AIDS Walk
May 19, 2103 - Minneapolis, Minnesota 3 of 9
The 10K walk starts in Minnehaha Park and continues along the Mississippi River. Walk, donate or fund raise to support the Minnesota AIDS Project. Founded in 1983, the non-profit fights to stop HIV through prevention, treatment, education and awareness.
Expanding Lives 5K Run/Walk
June 30, 2013 - Northfield, Illinois 4 of 9
Run or walk the 5K-course that travels through Erickson Woods Forest in Northfield, Illinois. The charity event benefits the Expanding Lives organization, which provides educational opportunities to Nigerian women. These women are among the first in their family to continue their education past primary school.
Necktie 5K Walk and Run
June 15, 2013 - Beverly Shores, Indiana 5 of 9
Throw on your favorite necktie and celebrate the man who continuously sticks his neck out for you, your father. The 6th annual event takes participants around Lake Michigan on Father's Day weekend. Get creative with your collar creations and claim the top prize. All participants receive a novelty necktie. Refreshments will be provided after the event.
Free to Breathe Pittsburgh 5K Walk & 1-Mile Walk
June 16, 2013 - Allison Park, Pennsylvania 6 of 9
The inaugural event kicks off in 2013 in Pittsburgh. Run the 5K or walk the 1-mile route around the historic North Park Boathouse to raise awareness and support the movement to end lung cancer.
Tomorrow's Hope Walk Fest
July 19, 2013 - Jefferson, Wisconsin 7 of 9
Support individuals and families affected by life-limiting illnesses such as Alzheimer's, cancer, heart disease and diabetes at this 24-hour walk and family fest. The Hope Fest track is illuminated by decorative lantern bags, commemorating participants' loved ones.
TriLanai City Run and Walk
August 10, 2013 - Lanai City, Hawaii 8 of 9
Take a walk in the park and experience paradise and beautiful ocean views. The TriLanai City Run and Walk starts and ends in historic Dole Park on the Hawaiian Island of Lanai. Plan a vacation around the event and island hop all over Hawaii.