FAQs
    

The Basics

When is the Walk?

              Saturday, May 20, 2017

What time does it start?

              Check-in and registration begin at 9:00 a.m.

              Start time is 10:00 a.m.

Where is the Walk?

              Centennial Center Park

              13050 E. Peakview Ave., Centennial, CO 80112

The park is located just north of Arapahoe Road, East of I-25.      
From Arapahoe Road, turn north on Vaughn Street into the parking lot.
Please note that Peakview will be closed for the walk route so don’t turn on Revere to
go to Peakview.

How long is the Walk?

              The walk is an easy 1.5 mile loop.  You can walk it more than once if want more of a workout.

 Can I bring my children?

              Yes! The Walk is for all ages.

Can I bring my dog?

              Yes!  Your canine companion (on a leash, please) can walk with you.

What if it rains?

              We walk regardless of what Colorado weather brings us.

 Will there be food at the walk?

            Yes, we will have bagels and coffee before the walk.

 Will there be water?

              We will have water stations but we strongly advise you to bring your own water as well.

 Where can I park?

              There is a large parking lot at Centennial Center Park and street parking.

Registration And Fundraising

 Is there a registration fee and how do I register?

              There is no registration fee.  You can register one of 2 ways:

1)      Online at www.namiwalks.org/colorado

2)      Paper registration on Walk Day

 

Do I need to fundraise? 

There are no requirements to fundraise.  We want everyone to participate in any way they can.  But we do encourage all walkers to set a goal of at least $100.

What do I get if I raise $100?

              All walkers who raise $100 or more receive the official NAMIWalks t-shirt.

 How do I get started with fundraising?

There are lots of tips on the NAMI Colorado website.            
 Go to www.namicolorado.org/walk/walkerresources

 Some of my donors don’t want to donate online. What do I do with checks and cash?

              You can mail offline donations to the NAMI Colorado office, 2280 S. Albion St, Denver, 80222.

              Please include a note that indicates the walker or team that the money should be credited to.

              Or you can turn in your cash and checks on Walk Day at the check-in table.

 What if someone wants to donate after the Walk?

People can still donate online 60 days after the Walk.  Offline donations can be mailed to the   NAMI office.

 What is the money used for?

Funds from NAMIWalks are used for our education classes like Family-to-Family or our support groups which are offered at no cost to the participant.  The funds also allow NAMI Colorado to advocate the interests of those affected by mental illness.

 I can’t make it to the Walk. Can I still participate?

Sure!  You can be a virtual walker.  Just register, fundraise, and tell your donors you’re walking in spirit!

 Help, I still have questions.

              Contact walk@namicolorado.org or 303-321-3104.

              Every effort will be made to answer your questions as quickly as possible.