Moving Day Boston — Event Information

Event Details

Date: Saturday, October 5, 2019
Location: DCR Artesani Park | MAP

Activities Begin: 9:00 a.m. | We Move Ceremony & Walk: 10:30 a.m.

Contact: Samantha Cheung | ph: 617-657-0788 | scheung@parkinson.org
Website: www.parkinson.org

Activities Schedule

Time  
9:00 a.m. Registration, Refreshment Tent, Kid’s Area, Mission Tent, Resource Pavilion, and Movement Pavilion open

 

10:15 a.m. Opening Ceremony
10:30 a.m. Walk Begins (Ribbon Cutting at Balloon Arch)
12:00 p.m. Closing Ceremony, Top Team Award Presentation
12:30 p.m. Close

 

We Move Pavilion

Time Activity
9:30am Movement Pavilion opens
9:45 – 10:00am Drumming
10:00 – 10:15am Nordic Walking to main stage area
10:15am Opening Ceremony and walk start
10:40 – 11:05am Dance with PD
11:15 – 11:30am PD Boot Camp
11:30 – 11:45am Parkinson’s Fitness
11:45 – 12:00pm Rock Steady Boxing

 

Registration: To register online for Moving Day, go to www.MovingDayBoston.org. You can register in person at the Registration Tent on walk day. We strongly encourage everyone to register pre-event. There is no registration fee; however, we encourage all participants to raise at least $100 to receive an official 2019 Moving Day shirt on walk day. Fundraise $250 or more to receive an exclusive Moving Day water bottle on walk day. Walk participants can earn additional fundraising rewards. Please visit our Fundraising Rewards page for more information.

All participants that have pre-registered must check-in at the Registration Tent on walk day.

Directions: The event is located at DCR Artesani Park: 1255 Soldiers Field Rd, Boston, MA 02135. When you arrive, please follow the Moving Day signs.

Parking: Free parking is available at on site. Additional parking is available at 1230 Soldiers Field Road (6 min walk) and 1120 Soldiers Field Road (10 min walk) – please follow the Moving Day Parking signage. Parking spaces will be reserved for people with handicap placards.

Please note: Please be sure to lock your vehicles. Parkinson’s Foundation is not responsible for damage or theft to attendee vehicles.

Walk Route: The Moving Day walk is for participants of all ages and all abilities. The Moving Day walk is 2.85 miles, however you have the option to do a shorter, 1 mile out and back route.

ADA Restrooms: ADA restrooms will be available on site.

Top Fundraiser Breakfast: All participants that have raised $500 are invited to join us at the breakfast. Members of the Top Fundraising Team will also be able to join.

Refreshments/Snacks: Healthy snacks and water will be available in the Refreshment Tent.

Dogs: Well-behaved dogs are welcome on a leash. Please make sure you clean up after your pet.

Rain or Shine: Moving Day takes place rain or shine! Be sure to check the weather forecast and prepare accordingly. If conditions warrant any change, announcements will be made on the Moving Day website.

Donations: Cash, check and credit card donations will be accepted on walk day.

Donations can be mailed to the address below prior to or after Moving Day.

Parkinson’s Foundation
Attn: Donor Services – Moving Day Boston
200 SE 1st Street, Ste 800
Miami, FL 33131

Please include a note with your donations indicating the participant and/or team the donation(s) should be credited to.


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

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

Samantha Cheung | ph: 617-657-0788 | scheung@parkinson.org

Mailing address:

ATTN: Moving Day Boston / Samantha Cheung
Parkinson’s Foundation, Inc.
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

Moving Day has raised nearly $22 million and brought more than 130,000 participants together.