Frequently Asked Questions

 
 

 

What time does it start and what time should we be there?
Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.
Program starts at 9:15 a.m. and includes the team t-shirt contest
Walk starts at 10:00 a.m.
 
 
When does online registration close?
Registration will not close.  You may register at the registration tent at walk if you don’t want to register online.
 
Who will t-shirts be given to?
Walk T-shirts will be given to ALL registrants who have fundraised a minimum of $100.
 
Will there be anything for kids to do?
Absolutely! Home Depot will be on hand to do a kid's workshop and we'll have 2 bounce houses as well.  One for kids 5-10 and one for kids 4 and under. 
 
Who will t-shirts be given?
Walk t-shirts will be given to all who have raised a minimum of $100.
 
How do I get my t-shirt?
On walk day, go to the registration tent. The volunteers there will have a list of all registered participants who have raised a minimum of $100 and you can pick up your shirt from them. 
 
I will be out of town/busy on May 5th - can I still get a shirt and/or fundraise?
Yes! You can still participate and fundraise with a team or as an individual if you aren't able to attend the Walk to Cure Arthritis Atlanta. Your team members or a friend can pick up your t-shirt for you.
 
What about prizes if I raised more than $100?
You can still fundraise up until June 1st.  After June 1st, an email will go out to all fundraising participants who have raised more than $250, with a list of prizes for you to choose from.  Once you have chosen your prize, it will be mailed to you.
 
 
Where will this event take place? 
Concourse Office Park
4 Concourse Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30328
 
How do we get VIP Access? 
Participants raising $1,000 or more, will be eligible for access to our 2018 VIP area. VIP area will include breakfast, coffee and juice and a gift just for you! Deadline to raise funds and be eligible is Friday, May 4.
 
Will there be event photographers in attendance?
Yes!  We will have a fantastic photo booth for you to take photos home that day.
 
Where do I park?
Parking is lots 3,4 and 5.
 
Do I have to fundraise? 
The purpose of Walk to Cure Arthritis is to raise money for the Arthritis Foundation. While there is no fundraising minimum, we highly encourage each registrant to raise a minimum of $150. Participants can do this online or by mailing a check to the Arthritis Foundation – GA Office Attn: Kelly Maliska (1355 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 600, Atlanta, GA 30309). Other fundraising ideas are a letter writing campaign, jeans day at work, garage sales, bake sales and more! 
 
Where can I find Team Tools?
Click here!!
Also, download the Atlanta Walk to Cure Arthritis  mobile app, details here
 
Are dogs allowed?
Yes!   We even have a special doggie den and costume contest for dogs.  (Keep on leashes please.) Also, don't forget about our dog costume contest! There will be a prize for the most fun outfit on walk day. 
 
Can I push my child in a stroller?
Absolutely!
  
Do I have to run/walk with my teammates?
No! It's wonderful if you all want to run/walk together, but we understand that everybody has a different pace. Whether you are on a team or not, you are free to register for any of the day of options.
 
I have arthritis and want to learn more; can I do that at the walk?
YES! This walk is for YOU and we would love to speak with you in our Mission tent. Stop by and pick up information, a special something just for you and meet some of the most amazing volunteers and people just like you who are saying YES daily to the challenges of arthritis. We want to help you in any way possible and would love the chance to meet you. 
 
 
What if it rains on walk day?
Chances are Atlanta Walk to Cure Arthritis is still on!  We won't shut this event down unless the City of Atlanta tells us to. For updates from the Atlanta Walk to Cure Arthritis /Walk, like us on Facebook or visit our Site.
 
Is there anything to do after the walk?
We're so glad you asked! Yes - one of our past national honorees, April West, is hosting an after-walk luncheon at Grub Burger Bar Perimeter (you'll pass right by it on the walk route) from 11:00 a.m.  - 1:00 p.m. If you mention the Arthritis Foundation, 20% of your order will be donated back to the walk! The address is: 1110 Hammond Drive. 
 
This didn't answer my question - what next?
Please email us with further questions, and we'll do our best to get your question answered in a timely manner. Thank you in advance for your patience!
 

 

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