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Philadelphia Step Out Walk To Stop Diabetes
November 4, 2017 @ 8:30 am
It Starts With You!
When you register for the Philadelphia Step Out Walk To Stop Diabetes presented by Merck, you become a part of the American Diabetes Association’s team. You will be able to participate in a family friendly 5k walk or timed 5k run as well as our health & wellness festival and other activities. Joining you will be thousands of participants from around the country who come together and directly impact the lives of people facing the daily challenges of diabetes and their loved ones.
The Philadelphia Step Out Walk Event Day is Special!
Participating in the Philadelphia Step Out Walk is an experience you will never forget. You will be joining your community members along the beautiful route who share your passion to fight diabetes. You will be helping people right in your community who live with this disease every day.
Your Step Out Day experience includes:
Starting line ceremonies with inspiring speakers
Well marked walk route
A time 5K run
Fully stocked rest stops
Refreshments and post event celebrations
Have Fun and Celebrate
The Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes gives everyone in your community a chance to gather together to raise funds for diabetes research, advocacy and education.
The excitement starts building from the moment you arrive. You will be greeted by wonderful volunteers when you check in. Turn your money at check in and at many levels there are great recognition gifts including an event t-shirt when you reach the minimum suggested goal.
Next, it’s time to line up at the start line. You will hear inspirational speakers whose lives have been affected by diabetes and you will be surrounded by people from our community who share the same passion as you – to fight diabetes. What a great opportunity to show solidarity!
And then you’re off! You will walk along a beautiful route that is well marked and takes you through our community. The walk has support along the route and a water station for you in case you need to rehydrate.
After you have completed the walk, you will enjoy a festival of wellness exhibits, refreshments and entertainment. You will definitely want to bring your family to the walk and be a part of the celebration!
Registration Opens: 7:00 a.m.
Timed 5k Run Starts: 8:30 a.m.
Walk Starts: 9:30 a.m.