Moving Day NC Triangle — Event Information

Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018
Location: Dorothea Dix Park | MAP

Registration opens: 9 a.m. | Walk start time: 11:15 a.m.

Contact: Diana Parrish | ph: 336-817-4190 |

Volunteer Sign-up

Driving Directions:  See Parking Map (for GPS plug in 1800 Umstead Drive, Raleigh, NC  27603)

Parking: See Parking MapImportant to note that lots #1 and overflow lot #3 will be closed off from 10:30am – 12:30pm due to road closures for our Walks!  Come early to avoid any problems.

Drop-Off Area – Feel free to drop people off and then go park car See Site Map

Feel Free to Bring Lawn Chairs – Lots of lawn space for people to bring their chairs and sit

Food Trucks – We will have at least 3 food truck vendors so bring cash or credit cards

Come at 9:00am – Many Activities Planned in Addition to the Walk

Team Tailgate – Up to 10 teams will share this space – each team will get a 10×10 tent (teams will get an 8’ table and 2 chairs – team members can bring lawn chairs, food, beverages – set up at 8:30am)

  • Top 8 teams that raise $6,000 by October 15
  • Top 2 fundraising teams (if not one of the above) by November 2

Schedule of Events – Site Map

8:30am – 10:00am Registration

You need to go to registration if:

  • You did not register on-line
  • Each participant that raised $100+ will pick up a Moving Day t-shirt
  • Turn in any money raised

If you registered on-line and none of the above apply

  • Go to a greeter and get your PASSPORT

9:00am – 12:15pm

Movement tents open for interactive activities

  • Boxing Therapy
  • Dance Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Pilates

Sponsor Tents Open
Resource Pavilion Open
Parkinson’s Positive Open
Parkinson’s Pals Open (kids zone area will have story time, movement activities and tattoos)
Food Trucks Open

9:15am – Opening Remarks

  • Overview of all activities

9:30am – Team Pictures

  • Team Captains to receive an email letting them know what time their team pictures will take place and where to go.

11:15am – Champion & Challenge Circuit Walks See walk routes

  • Participants go to line up behind the Arch as seen on the Site Map

    • Champion Circuit walkers go first (line up starting from behind the arch)
    • Challenge Circuit walkers line-up behind Champion walkers
  • Warm-up at 11:10am
  • Walk starts at 11:15am

Here is one of the views you will see on the Challenge Circuit Walk Route – Be sure to take your cameras on the walk and take pictures!

12:15am – Passports due at Raffle Tent

  • Return completed passports and get one free raffle ticket to enter for drawing of gift baskets
  • Purchase additional raffle tickets at Raffle Tent
  • Raffle drawings will commence at 12:30pm – Must be present to win

12:30pm – Closing Ceremony

  • Announce top fundraising team
  • Drawings for winners of ‘gift baskets’ – Must be present to win

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

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: Diana Parrish | ph: 336-817-4190 |

Mailing address:

ATTN: Moving Day NC Triangle / Diana Parrish
Parkinson’s Foundation, Inc.
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

123 events in the first seven years, more than 116,000 participants, and nearly $17M raised.