Moving Day NC Triangle — Event Information

Date: Saturday, November 5, 2022
Location: Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, NC
Activities Begin: 9:00 AM

Contact: Karson Terry | ph: 864-323-7411 | kterry@parkinson.org


Important Safety Information

Our priority is to bring our community together in person while keeping everyone safe. We are closely following all CDC, state and local safety guidelines.

What to Expect at Moving Day

Everyone is invited to put on their favorite Moving Day gear, wear good exercise shoes and join us in person at the very special 10th anniversary of Moving Day NC Triangle. 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, participate in our special 10th anniversary ceremony, and enjoy the Moving Day Walk. You don’t want to miss the inspiring day we have planned for you!

Moving Day NC Triangle 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 on the Moving Day event website.

Registration

We ask everyone who attends Moving Day to register at MovingDayNCTriangle.org before the event. Onsite registration will begin at 8:30 am.

Schedule of Events

Time Activity
8:30 a.m. Donation Drop-Off/Registration Tent Opens

 

9:00 a.m. All Activities Open – Living With Parkinson’s, Rewards Tent, ‘Spirit’ Tent and more!
9:30 a.m. ‘We Move’ Activities Begin From Movement Pavilion
11:15 a.m. 10th Anniversary Ceremony Begins, followed by the ¼ mile Champion Walk
11:45 a.m. Completed Passports Due
12:00 p.m. Closing Ceremony; Drawing for Passport Raffle
After 12 p.m. Have a picnic in the park after visiting one of our 3 food trucks!

Location & Parking

Moving Day NC Triangle will take place at Dix Park located at 1800 Umstead Dr, Raleigh, NC 27603. There will be directional signage as you approach the parking area. There are several parking lots that will accommodate ALL participants. Parking is free. The handicap parking spaces immediately adjacent to the venue are available on a ‘first come, first serve basis’. We will have golf carts to shuttle participants needing a ride to the venue from parking lots #2 and #3 which is our ‘overflow’ parking space. We do have a ‘drop off’ area right at the Arch (see directional map below).

Click here to download the event site map.

Walk Route

The Moving Day walk is for participants of all ages and all abilities. There is a ¼ mile ‘Champion’ walk route for all people with Parkinson’s disease, and a longer 1 mile route option as well for anyone wanting to walk further.

Restrooms

Restrooms (handicap accessible as well) will be available in multiple locations surrounding the event space.

Refreshments

Bottled water and light snacks will be available at the Refreshment Tent, and we will also have 3 food trucks on site where additional refreshments will be available for purchase.

Pets

For the safety of our participants, we do not encourage bringing pets, however, if you do, please keep them on a leash and be sure to clean up after your pet.

Donations

All donations (cash, check, credit card) can be turned in at the Registration Tent. If you prefer to donate before the event, please do so on the Moving Day website or the Parkinson’s Moving Day App. 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
ATTN: Donor Services – Moving Day NC Triangle
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. All fundraising rewards except the All Star Mover Long Sleeve Tee will be available for pick up at the event.

Volunteers Needed

Know anyone who might be interested in lending a hand at Moving Day? Check out our volunteer opportunities here.


For Parkinson’s disease and coronavirus updates, please read the Parkinson’s Foundation’s latest blog post here:
https://www.parkinson.org/blog/tips/Coronavirus

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

Contact: Karson Terry | ph: 864-323-7411 | kterry@parkinson.org

Mailing address:

ATTN: Moving Day NC Triangle / Karson Terry
Parkinson’s Foundation Carolinas
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

Moving Day has raised over $35 million and brought more than 161,600 participants together.