Moving Day Atlanta — Event Information

Event Details

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2023
Location: Kennesaw State University – Marietta Campus I Map
Event Start: 9:00 AM

Contact: Ashley Schultz | ph: 770-783-2595 | aschultz@parkinson.org
Website: www.parkinson.org/Georgia


What to Expect at Moving Day

Participants are invited to put on their Moving Day gear and join us in person at Moving Day Atlanta. This year’s event will put our community’s energy on full display as we celebrate movement together. Bring your friends and family to exercise, learn about Parkinson’s resources, take part in our signature We Move Ceremony, and, of course, enjoy the Moving Day Walk. You don’t want to miss the inspiring day we have planned for you!

Weather

Moving Day Atlanta will take place rain or shine. Check the weather forecast to prepare accordingly. Should conditions warrant any change, we will announce it via email and the Moving Day website.

Registration

We ask that everyone who attends Moving Day register at MovingDayAtlanta.org before the event. When you arrive, pick up your walk bib, I Move Ribbon, and Moving Day Passport at check in.

Program & Activities

To begin the walk, you’ll experience a powerful We Move Ceremony at 10:00 am that will unite us in our commitment to move against Parkinson’s. Every registered participant will get an I Move Ribbon representing your connection to Parkinson’s disease. You can use the ribbon during the ceremony and the We Move Exercises on the Moving Day Stage.

Schedule of Events

9:00 am: Moving Day activities begin
9:15 – 10:00 am: We Move exercise demos at the Moving Day Stage
10:00 am: We Move Ceremony begins, followed by the Moving Day Walk

Location & Parking

Moving Day Atlanta will take place at Kennesaw State University – Marietta Campus. Use this address: 810 Polytechnic Lane, Marietta, GA 30060 ; It will take you to the parking deck where free ample parking will be provided. Floors 4 and 5 will be reserved for Moving Day, both floors have handicap accessible access to reach the event. To access registration, exit from floor 5. There will be directional signage as you approach the parking area.

Click here to download the event site map.

Walk Route

The Moving Day walk is for participants of all ages and all abilities. The walk route is a quarter of a mile, we will walk up to 1-mile.

Health & Safety

Our priority is the safety of all participants, volunteers, sponsors, vendors and staff. First aid will be available at the Registration Tent.

Restrooms

Restrooms are available on campus as well as Portable restrooms will be available on site.

Refreshments

Bottled water will be available onsite.

Pets

For everyone’s safety, please leave your pets at home.

Donations

You can drop off cash and check donations at the Registration Tent. If you prefer to make a credit card donation, please do so on the Moving Day website or the Parkinson’s Moving Day app before Moving Day. If you want check donations to appear in your fundraising total sooner, use the mobile check deposit feature in the Parkinson’s Moving Day app or mail them to the address below.

Parkinson’s Foundation Georgia Chapter
ATTN: Moving Day Atlanta
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

Please include a note with the name of the person that we should credit the donation to.

Moving Day Rewards

All registered participants that raise $100 or more will receive an exclusive Moving Day T-shirt. Click here to learn more about additional Moving Day Rewards. T-Shirts and rewards will be available for pick up day of the event at the Rewards Tent except for the All Star Mover crewneck which will be redeemed and shipped post event to qualifying participants


To learn more about the resources in your area, and the great work of the Parkinson’s Foundation South Central, please visit our website www.parkinson.org/Georgia.

If you have any questions about Moving Day, are interested in sponsorship opportunities or would like information about the foundation, please contact us below:

Ashley Schultz | ph: 770-783-2595 | aschultz@parkinson.org

Mailing address:

ATTN: Moving Day Atlanta / Ashley Schultz
Parkinson’s Foundation Georgia
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

Moving Day has raised nearly $45 million and brought more than 186,000 participants together.