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Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event that unites communities across the country to put an end to arthritis. We aren't just helping the millions of people with arthritis to live better; we're charting the course to a cure.

Event Location

Old School Forest Preserve - Shelter C 
28285 N St. Marys Road
Libertyville, IL 60048

Please follow signs to Shelter C and park in the lot directly adjacent to the shelter.

Event Schedule & Activities

  • 9:00 AM - Check-in
  • 9:30 AM - Program Begins
  • 10:00 AM - Walk Begins (1 and 3 mile options)
  • 11:30 AM - Closing Ceremonies

Before and after we walk, be sure to enjoy all the festivities, including:

  • Food & Drink (fruit, granola bars, chips, bagels, and water)
  • Games – ladder toss, giant Jenga, ring toss, cornhole
  • Rock Painting
  • Mission/Arthritis Warrior Area  - We will have leis for people to wear, representing different forms of arthritis, buttons for arthritis warriors and their caregivers, and general information and resources

COVID Safety

Recognize COVID-19 Symptoms. The CDC has identified the following symptoms of a COVID-19 infection. If you have one or more of these symptoms on the day of the event, please stay home. If you are waiting for COVID-19 test results or have had close contact with a person who has tested positive for or who has COVID-19 symptoms, please stay home unless you get a negative test result before the event.

Your Safety is Our Number One Priority. The COVID-19 virus and its variants are highly contagious. Some people infected with these viruses get severely ill, become hospitalized or die. Event attendees acknowledge the risk of exposure to the COVID-19 virus and the Arthritis Foundation shall not be held liable.

Protect Our Community. Attendees are asked to wear a mask. Please get a negative COVID test before attending this event if you are unvaccinated.

Offline Donations

Checks or Money Orders can be mailed to:
Arthritis Foundation, Inc.
Attn: 2022 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Lake County, IL
C/o: {Participant Name or Team Name}
1355 Peachtree Street, Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30309

Please include the Fundraising Donation Submission Form with all mailed in donations.

For more help or information about the 2022 Walk to Cure Arthritis Lake County, IL, contact Jessica Bearak at [email protected] or call 773-917-5601.