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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

Principal Park
1 Line Drive
Des Moines, IA 50309


Free parking is available

Event Schedule

Saturday, September 16, 2023

All pre-registered, day of registered participants, and volunteers must check in at the check-in table. There you will receive a green wristband once checked in.

9:00 to 9:45 AM          Check-in and registration.
Remarks from stage, face-painting, balloon artist, food, visit booths, pictures. Lou Sipolt, Jr., host of “Iowa Live,” Channel 5, is the emcee.
9:50 to 10:00 AM         Warm up with Dance Vision
10:00 to 10:45 AM       Walk begins. One time around the outer ballpark is half mile. Walk as much as is comfortable for you.
10:45 to 11:15 AM        Awards (winners determined at noon, on Friday, September 15, Final remarks.

In the event of inclement weather, we will post any cancellations or postponements on our Facebook Page. We will also make every effort to contact all volunteers. Please DO NOT check the website, as we do not have the ability to update that in a timely fashion. Please direct any further questions to 402-262-0144 or 402-660-1680.

Offline Donations

Checks or Money Orders can be mailed to:
Arthritis Foundation, Inc.
Attn: 2023 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Iowa
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 Iowa contact Sally Stalnaker at [email protected] or call 402-262-0144.