Event Information

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

Al Lopez Park
4810 North Himes Avenue
Tampa, FL  33614-6614

Event Schedule

5/4/19- 8:00am – Registration and festivities begin
5/4/19- 8:45am – Opening Ceremonies
5/4/19- 9:00am – 5k and 1-mile Walk start
5/4/19- 9:30am – Festivities continue
5/4/19-10:30am – Silent Auction ends
6/14/19- Deadline to turn in funds to count towards awards and prizes

EVENT DAY FUN - Lights Camera Cure!

Live Yes! Arthritis Network is transforming how people with arthritis live life-- with less pain and they are more active in their own care. Come, learn and experience what the Network can do for you and your loved ones!  Learn about nutrition, exercise, make hot/cold packs that you can take home with you and “Ask the Doc” any question you want! Make connections with others within our arthritis community. Be the “STARS” of your own life-there will be something for everyone!

Top Team Tailgate is back again this year and will be more fun than ever! All teams who raise $2,000 or more will qualify for a private tailgate space with tent, personalized team sign, table, chairs, food, prizes & goodies, and will be decorated in the 2019 Hollywood theme, ‘Lights, Camera, Cure!’ Let all of your friends, family, neighbors and co-workers know you are a “STAR” and want to celebrate your team’s success in the Top Team Tailgate! We can’t wait to tailgate with you on May 4th!

Event Day Activities will be a Hollywood theme, Lights, Camera, Cure and will include fun for all ages!  The kids will be the “STARS” of our Walk to Cure Arthritis—Hollywood style!  They will enjoy face painting, lawn bowling, temporary tattoos (for young & old!) and Hollywood themed crafts. Don’t miss out on the fun and prizes! Walk the Red Carpet and get your Hollywood Style Team Photos to remember this day!  Enjoy music, food, entertainment and an awesome silent auction!

Be A Star of The Walk!  Every team that raises $250 by 12pm on April 26th, 2019, the Team Captain will receive a Faces of Arthritis yard sign made for our Warrior Way on the Walk route.  Team Captains can share their Team name, or a Warrior’s name along with a photo that we will have made for the Walk route.  Motivate your walkers to help raise funds and receive recognition for your team or a Warrior.


For help or more information about Walk to Cure Arthritis - Tampa, contact Sherry Yagovane at syagovane@arthritis.org, or call 813.467.7520.

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