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Q: When is the Harrisonburg Walk to End Lupus Now?

A: Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 5:00pm


Q: How do I sign up for the Walk?

A: Click on the green "Register Here" button to sign up as an individual, start a team or join an existing team.


Q: Does it cost money to register for the Walk?

A: No! To celebrate our inaugural Harrisonburg Walk to End Lupus Now, there is no minimum donation or registration fee. 


Q: Where will the Walk start?

A: The walk will begin at JMU's University Park, located at 1090 Devon Lane, Harrisonburg, VA 22807​.


Q: Is there parking available?

A: Yes, there is parking available.


Q: When should I arrive?

A: Anytime after 3:45pm. Be sure to arrive by 4:45pm to warm up before the Walk!


Q: What do I do when I arrive?

A: If you did not pre-register online please stop by the registration tent. If you have pre-registered online, simply check-in at the registration tent and feel free to visit with vendors before heading to the stage for opening festivities.


Q: How early can I register?

A: The registration tent will open at 4:00pm.


Q: Will there be food and beverages served when I arrive?

A: Yes, light snacks and water will be provided after the walk.


Q: Will you be providing water?

A: Yes. We will have bottled water available after the walk.


Q: Can anyone walk at the Harrisonburg Walk for Lupus Now! event?

A: Yes, as long as they have paid the $25 minimum donation, they are welcome to attend.


Q: Is the Walk cancelled if it rains?

A: No! We will be out there walking RAIN OR SHINE!


Q: Can I bring my own chairs or tent?

A: You can bring your own chairs if you want to ensure somewhere to sit, however you are PROHIBITED from bringing your own tent.


Q: How long is the walk route?

A: The entire route is less than a mile, but you can feel free to walk the entire route or turn around at any point and come back at your leisure.


Q: How do I get one of those cool walk t-shirts?

A: Please make sure to raise at least $100 prior to the walk, or bring your donations to the walk. All INDIVIDUAL participants raising $100 or more will receive a walk t-shirt at registration. Limit 1 t-shirt per person.


Q: Will you be accepting donations at the walk?

A: YES! You can drop them off at registration.


Q: Do I need to have all my money turned in by walk day?

A: No. We will be collecting donations 4 weeks following the walk.


Q: Where can I mail in my donations?

A: Lupus Foundation of America, 2121 K St. NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20037, Attn: Walk to End Lupus Now!


Q: Will I receive my incentive items at registration?

A: No, incentive items will be mailed to participants.


Q: I want to help plan the walk! Who should I contact? 

A: Email our Committee Chair, Wanda Washington at  

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