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Walk to End Lupus Now
Walk to End Lupus Now 2022

The Walk to End Lupus Now provides people affected by lupus and their families with the opportunity to come together for one unified purpose: ending lupus. Join the Lupus Foundation of America, Heartland Chapter in raising money for lupus research, increasing awareness, and rallying support for people with lupus.

Choose Your Walk!

The Walk to End Lupus Now is back in person in 2022! We cannot wait to see you in St. Louis and Kansas City!

St. Louis Walk Details

Location & Parking

ST. LOUIS
Creve Coeur Park  - Enter at Sailboat Cove
Tremayne Pavilion
13725 Marine Ave, Creve Coeur, MO 63146

Parking
Free parking is available as you enter Sailboat Cove

Walk Day Schedule & Activities

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tremayne Pavilion

  • Check-in, turn in donations, & T-Shirt Pick Up (only walkers who are picking up their T-Shirt or turning in donations need to check-in)
  • Meet our sponsors and exhibitors
  • FLU SHOTS provided by Walgreens & Beauty Consultants Face Painting Purple Glitter Hearts!
  • Purchase lupus merchandise 
  • Take a pic at our selfie booth

Children's Tent
Face painters, balloon art, games, and more ($5.00 donation - cash only)

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

  • Music by D2thaC
  • Bubble fun with the Bubble Bus
  • Cupcakes, cookies, and drinks from Sweet Divine Food Truck
  • Shaved ice from Kona Ice 

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 

  • Opening Ceremonies at the stage
  • Presentation of Trailblazer Medals 

10:30 a.m. Walk Begins – 11:30 a.m. Walk Concludes

  • Walk 1-mile (.5 miles out and back)
  • OR 3.8 miles around the lake (please note the 3.8-mile walk is unsupported, so bring along water!)
  • The park and walking trails will be open to the public so please be courteous to others and stay to the right of the center line and yield to runners and cyclists. 

General Information

  • Strollers and pets on a short leash are welcome. Please clean up after your pets. 
  • We walk, rain or shine.
  • Don’t forget the sunscreen!
  • There will be a limited amount of food and water available so bring along a water bottle, snacks, drinks, or a picnic lunch.
  • Bring along chairs but please no pop-up tents. 

 

T-Shirts & Prizes

Walkers who raise $100 or more by September 1, 2022, will receive their 2022 Walk T-Shirt at the check-in area at the Tremayne Pavilion. Walkers who raise $100 or more after this date will receive their T-Shirt in the mail a month after the Walk. All other prizes will be mailed.

Please note that prizes are for INDIVIDUAL fundraising totals and not team totals. 

Kansas City Walk Details

Location & Parking

KANSAS CITY
Shawnee Mission Park- The Pavilion at Theatre in the Park
7710 Renner Rd, Shawnee, KS 66219

Parking
Free parking is available in front of the Pavilion 

There is a lot of construction in the area. Please refer to the detour signs. 

map of road closures

Walk Day Schedule & Activities

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
The Pavilion at Theater in the Park 

  • Check-in, turn in donations, & T-Shirt Pick Up (only walkers who are picking up their T-Shirt or turning in donations need to check-in)
  • Meet our sponsors and exhibitors
  • FLU shots provided by Walgreens
  • Purchase lupus merchandise 
  • Take a pic at our selfie booth
  • Face painters, balloon art,  and more ($5.00 donation, cash only)
  • Shaved ice from Kona Ice
  • Free Buntinis form Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • Meet the KC Chiefs Mascot KC Wolf for pics and autographs (9-10 AM)!

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 

  • Opening Ceremonies at the stage
  • Presentation of Trailblazer Medals 

10:30 a.m. Walk Begins – 11:30 a.m. Walk Concludes

  • Walk 1-mile (.5 miles out and back)
  • OR walk any of the trails at the park (please note that longer walks are unsupported, so bring along water!)
  • The park and walking trails will be open to the public so please be courteous to others and stay to the right of the center line and yield to runners and cyclists. 

General Information

  • Strollers and pets on a short leash are welcome. Please clean up after your pets. PLEASE NOTE THAT PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED INSIDE THE PAVILION AREA.
  • We walk, rain or shine.
  • Don’t forget the sunscreen!
  • There will be a limited amount of food and water available so bring along a water bottle, snacks, drinks, or a picnic lunch.

T-Shirts & Prizes

Walkers who raise $100 or more by September 12, 2022, will received their 2022 Walk T-Shirt at the check-in area.  Walkers who raise $100 or more after this date will receive their T-Shirt in the mail a month after the Walk. All other prizes will be mailed.

Please note that prizes are for INDIVIDUAL fundraising totals and not team totals. 

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