FAQs

The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community also includes a one-mile Fun Walk for those individuals who would feel more comfortable walking a shorter distance. This option is available to you and will begin at 9:15 a.m.

When you arrive at the walk start location, please check-in with the charity that you are walking to support. If you haven't already registered online you can do so at that time. You can also turn in cash and check donations. Once you turn in your donations, you may then proceed to get your event T-shirt. Please remember that registration begins at 7:45 a.m. and the 5K Walk begins at 9 a.m. The one-mile Fun Walk begins at 9:15 a.m.

On the day of the walk, participants should wear loose-fitting clothing and should layer clothes to accommodate temperature changes. Cotton or wool socks and walking shoes are also recommended. Participants who have special health needs should bring any prescription medications and a snack in case appropriate food is not available.

The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community will take place rain or shine.

Highmark Inc. and the participating nonprofits welcome you and your family to the walk. The walk is accessible to strollers and wheelchairs. Fun activities will also be provided.

The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community provides a 5K walk route and one-mile walk route.

Food, entertainment, prizes and fun activities for children are all part of the festivities. In addition, each nonprofit participating in the walk has a booth with information about their services. Some locations have free health screenings or other activities.

All registered walkers who raise or donate $30.00 will receive a Walk for a Healthy Community T-shirt while supplies last. For every $50.00 that you donate to participating organizations, you will receive one chance for raffle prizes valued at more than $1,000.

All monies donated goes to support the mission of your selected charity. Highmark Inc. has underwritten all of the walk expenses so that 100 percent of the money you raise will go directly to the participating charity of your choice.

All donations not made online should be placed in an envelope and given to the representatives at your charity's registration booth on the day of the walk. Please make sure all checks are made payable to your selected charity.

Donations by check should be made payable to your selected organization. Please note, checks will be returned if made payable to Highmark Inc.

Yes, nonaggressive dogs are permitted at the event on a leash.

All registered walkers who raise or donate $30.00 will receive a Walk T-shirt while supplies last. You must be a registered walker and attend the Walk to receive a T-shirt.

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