Moving Day Kansas City — Event Information

Event Details

Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019
Location: Liberty Memorial, 2 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO 64108 | MAP 

Registration opens: 9:00 am | Walk start time: 10:30 am | FAQ

Contact: Megan Willard | ph: 913-416-4107| mwillard@parkinson.org
Chapter Website: www.parkinson.org/heartland

 

Registration: To register online for Moving Day, go to www.movingdaykansascity.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 Liberty Memorial, 2 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO 64108. When you arrive, please follow the Moving Day signs.

Parking: Parking is free. The main parking area for Moving Day is located in the grass on the Southeast Lawn of the Memorial. A limited number of ADA parking spaces are available on Memorial Mall Drive, with additional ADA parking located in the event parking area. Please follow signage and the parking attendants to the proper parking area. In addition, a drop-off zone is available where parking volunteers will be available to assist participants being dropped off.

Walk Route: The walk will have a 5k or 1 mile option. The walk is on a paved path that easily accommodates strollers, walkers, wheelchairs, and scooters. This is not a timed/chipped run/walk.

 Site Map:

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

  • Resource PavilionVisit with local businesses and organizations to learn about the services they provide to the local community and people with Parkinson’s.
  • National Sponsor Row Meet with our National Sponsors and learn about the opportunities they provide for the Parkinson’s community.
  • Stage – Home of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, the Stage is also party central thanks to music provided throughout the event. After you’ve finished walking, be sure to stick around for the Closing Ceremony so you can learn which teams won awards. We’ll also be drawing the winners of our Passport Contest during the Closing Ceremony and you must be present to win.

ADA Restrooms: Restrooms, including ADA compliant restrooms, are available at the north end of the event site, Please site layout map.

Top Fundraiser Breakfast: All participants that have raised $500 or more and the top 5 teams as of Saturday, March 30, 2019 are invited to join us at the breakfast. Your Moving Day Staff partner will announce and provide additional details to those teams and individuals prior to the event.

Refreshments/Snacks: Free bottled water, coffee, fruit, and other snacks are available to participants (while supplies last) at the Refreshments Bottled water stations are also scattered around the walk route.

Dogs: Well-behaved dogs are welcome on a leash. Please stop by Registration to fill out a dog waiver. And of course, 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 Heartland
Attn: Moving Day Kansas City
8900 State Line Road, Suite 320
Leawood, KS 66206

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 Heartland chapter, please visit our website www.parkinson.org/heartland.

Do you have questions about Moving Day Kansas City?  We have answers!  Click here for a copy of our Moving Day Kansas City FAQ.

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

Megan Willard | ph: 913-416-4107| mwillard@parkinson.org

Mailing address:

Parkinson’s Foundation Heartland Chapter
8900 State Line Road, Ste. 320
Leawood, KS 66206

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