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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

New Mexico Veterans' Memorial Park
1100 Louisiana Blvd. SE.
Albuquerque, NM 87108-5009

Event day parking is available for FREE. There is a parking lot next to the park area, which should provide ample parking for participants.

Event Details

Saturday, October 14, 2023

This year’s Walk will feature complimentary snacks and water, along with activities for both kids and adults.

Event Schedule

8:00 a.m.       Volunteer Check-in/Event Setup
9:00 a.m.       Pre-Walk Festivities
9:45 a.m.       Opening Remarks
10:00 a.m.     Walk Begins
11:30 a.m.      Awards Presentation
12:00 p.m.     Walk site closes

Online registration for the event will close at 10:00 a.m. on October 14, 2023. All participants, including children, must be registered to participate in the Walk or any activities associated with it. Day of registration and check-in will open the morning of the Walk at 9:00 a.m.

Dogs are welcome at this event! Please make sure that a) dogs are always leashed and b) you provide sanitary bags as you take your dogs on the walking trail. We will also provide a Dog Zone area that will have treats and water bowls, so that your furry friends can stay hydrated and replenished!

Earn a T-shirt and other prizes
Raise $100 or more to receive a Walk to Cure Arthritis t-shirt. Other incentives available at higher fundraising levels. If you plan to turn in money the morning of the Walk, please convert any cash donations into a check or money order. Remember, all donations to the Arthritis Foundation are 100% tax-deductible!

Inclement Weather
Unfortunately, Mother Nature doesn’t always cooperate. In the event of inclement weather, we will post any cancellations or postponements on our Walk to Cure Arthritis Facebook Group. We will also make every effort to call all volunteers. Please DO NOT check the website, as we don’t have the ability to update that in a timely fashion.

Social Media
Be sure to like our Facebook page (Arthritis Foundation New Mexico), and don’t forget to hashtag all Walk-related photos with #WalktoCureArthritis 

Offline Donations

Checks or Money Orders can be mailed to:
Arthritis Foundation, Inc.
Attn: 2023 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Albuquerque, NM
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 Albuquerque, contact Shelly Jordan at [email protected] or call 405-212-4703.