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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

South Mountain Recreation Complex
Cherry Lane
West Orange, NJ 07052

The event will be take place in the overflow parking lot for the Turtle Back Zoo. Free parking will also be available. View Event Area Map

Event Schedule

  • 8:00 a.m. - Check-in & Vendor Village Open
  • 9:00 a.m. - Opening Ceremony Begins
  • 9:30 a.m. - Walk Begins

The Walk will be approximately 2 miles around Orange Reservoir. If you are looking for a shorter walk, please make a left at Clipper Pavilion and walk toward the rest stop near McLoone’s Boathouse. If you do plan on walking a shorter route, please stay towards the back. Restrooms are available at Clipper Pavilion. There will be benches along the route to rest if necessary.

As an Essex County Cares event, registered participants with a wristband will be able to access the Turtle Back Zoo, Codey Arena and miniGOLF Safari for a $5 entry fee. Once you complete the Walk, you will need to return to the celebration area to pick up your wristband. 

Offline Donations

Checks or Money Orders can be mailed to:
Arthritis Foundation, Inc.
Attn: 2023 Walk to Cure Arthritis - West Orange, NJ
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 2023 Walk to Cure Arthritis - West Orange, NJ, contact Emily Meyers at [email protected] or call 732-400-5467.