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.
Great Lakes Science Center
601 Erieside Ave
Cleveland, OH 44114
PLEASE ARRIVE BY 7:45AM TO ALLOW TIME TO PARK IN THE GREAT LAKES SCIENCE CENTER GARAGE AND CHECK-IN. All participants receive the discounted parking rate of $5 and you will pay on the way into the garage, please bring cash to ensure quick entry.
Event begins at 8:00am and streets immediately adjacent to the Great Lakes Science Center will begin to close prior to the Walk step off so again, PLEASE ARRIVE BY 7:45AM!
Parking is also available in the nearby W 3rd St surface lot located on the corner of W 3rd St and Alfred Lerner Way for the discounted rate of $5. Click HERE to view both parking locations on Google Maps.
7:45 am Arrive and park
8:00 am Check-in and Day-of Registration
8:00 am Walk to Cure Arthritis Festivities Begin
Arthritis Warrior Zone
Ask A Doc
Auction and Raffle
Dog Costume Contest Entries
Inflatable Activity Zone
Juvenile Arthritis Family Area
Live Yes! Arthritis Network Showcase
Jungle Terry and Friends Special Appearance
T-shirt Pickup (for participants who individually fundraised $100 or more)
UnitedHealthcare Warrior Wall Signing
Warm-up led by Alicia Hansen Writing & Yoga 8:25-8:45 am
Super Star VIP Area VIP qualifiers are teams who fundraised $3,500 or
more as a group and participants who fundraised $750 or more as
individuals. Congratulations to this year’s VIPs, check your email for complete list of VIPs
Complimentary Breakfast Refreshments
VIP Team Tables
Face painting courtesy of Kristi Johnson
Exclusive Raffle, Giveaways and more!
8:40 am Opening Ceremonies
Emcees Harry Boomer and Jamie Sullivan, CBS 19
9:00 am Walk to Cure Arthritis Steps Off (see below for course map)
10:00 am Post-Walk Festivities
Live Yes! Arthritis Network Showcase and Exhibitor Booths continue
Auction, Raffle, Dog Costume Contest Winners Announced 10:25 am
Great Lakes Science Center Demo Show 10:30 am
11:30 am Event Ends
The Walk to Cure Arthritis route offers both a 3-mile or 1-mile option for walkers. Participants will receive a program book on the day of the event including the course map and a guide to the many Cleveland landmarks you will pass along the way.
For help or more information about Walk to Cure Arthritis - Cleveland, contact Courtney Durbin at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 216-487-3176.