Moving Day DC — Event Information

Event Details

Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019
Location: Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool | MAP

2 Lincoln Memorial Circle NW, Washington, DC 20037

Registration opens: 8:30 a.m. | Walk start time: 10:30 a.m.

Contact: Tami Brown | ph: 301-329-2673 | tbrown@parkinson.org
Website: www.parkinson.org

Activities Schedule

Time 
9:00 a.m.Registration Opens and Activities Begin

Movement Pavilion

Resource Pavilion

Sponsor Row

Team Tail Gate

Kids Zone

10:00 a.m.Welcome
10:30 a.m.Opening Ceremony and Warmup
10:55 a.m.Walk begins
12:15 p.m.Closing Ceremony

 

Registration: To register online for Moving Day, go to www.movingdaydc.org. Although, you can register on walk day at the Registration Tent, 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 must check-in at the Registration Tent on walk day.

Directions: The event is located at 2 Lincoln Memorial Circle NW, Washington, DC 20037. When you arrive, please head to the JFK Hockey Field.

Parking: Public Transportation is the best option for reaching National Mall and Memorial Park sites easily. Parking is available along Ohio Drive, SW between the Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson Memorials. Handicap parking located on Daniel French Dr. & on South side of Lincoln Memorial. Best drop-off point is Lincoln Memorial Circle. Parking around the Lincoln Memorial is extremely limited. Parking meters are restricted to three hours maximum.  Carpooling and Metro Transit strongly encouraged. Closest Metro station is Foggy Bottom (Blue-Orange-Silver). There is only one exit at Foggy Bottom on 23rd Street. From the metro, make an immediate right turn onto 23rd Street, and follow down to the memorial.  PLEASE BE SURE YOU LEAVE AMPLE TIME FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION. Our site is about a 15-20-minute walk depending on your speed from the Metro station.

*If you will be driving into the site it is very important you follow instructions on parking signs and meters* Please download the Park Mobile app on your device for opportunity to extend parking time.

Walk Route: The route is just over a mile and begins and ends at the Arch adjacent to the stage. Follow the outer sidewalk trail down to 17th St, make a left on the outer sidewalk trail and head back towards the Lincoln steps and back around to the Arch.

If you’re looking for a longer route, feel free to loop twice.

Site Map:

The walk is just one part of Moving Day DC.  There are many other activities at Moving Day:

  • Resource Pavilion (#16)Visit with local businesses and organizations providing services to the local community and people with Parkinson’s.
  • National Sponsor Row (#5 – #13) Meet with our National Sponsors and learn about the opportunities they provide for the Parkinson’s community.
  • Stage (#15) – Home of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, the Stage is also party central.
  • Kids Zone (#20) Painting and coloring for the younger set
  • Parkinson’s Foundation Mission Tent (#22) Learn about all the free resources, educational materials, programs, and training available from the Parkinson’s Foundation. Fill out a Walk Bib to honor loved ones and show why Moving Day is important to you. Visit the Parkinson’s Connection Station to get free beads that you can wear to show your connection to Parkinson’s disease.
  • Movement Pavilion (#21) Get moving at our signature pavilion! Here’s an opportunity for everyone to try out many Parkinson’s-friendly exercises led by trained professionals.

ADA Restrooms: Just pass the Arch.

Top Fundraiser Breakfast (#14) – All participants that have raised $500 or more and teams that have raised $5000 or more by May 17th, are invited to join us for a continental breakfast. Your Moving Day Staff partner will provide additional details soon.

Refreshments/Snacks (#4) – Healthy snacks and water will be available in the Refreshment Tent.

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: Moving Day DC
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 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:

Tami Brown | ph: 301-329-2673 | tbrown@parkinson.org

Mailing address:

ATTN: Moving Day DC / Tami Brown
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.