Walk Day Info

Walk MS Event

When you participate in Walk MS, you make an impact on the lives of people affected by MS. Together with your family, friends and co-workers you become a powerful force. Together, we will end MS forever.

Here is the information you will need to have a fun and memorable day while participating in Walk MS with your friends and family!

Online Registration Closed

Updated | Friday, April 13

Online registration is now closed for Walk MS: Walnut Creek. It's not too late to join us! You can sign-up at the registration tent the morning of the event. For any questions, please contact the Fundraising Support Center at 855-372-1331 or by email at FundraisingSupport@nmss.org. See you there!

  • Start/Finish Location: Heather Farm Park
    502 North San Carlos Drive
    Walnut Creek, CA 94598
  • Directions: http://goo.gl/hRhxqi


  • 8:00 a.m. - Registration Opens, Festival Site Opens, Fill out ‘I walk for…’ bibs
  • 8:30 a.m. - Program Begins (Speakers: Mayor Justin Wedel, Walk MS 2018 Ambassador Mark Forrette, MS Specialist Dr. Lauren Oomen, National MS Society Staff)
  • 8:50 a.m. - Warm-up by Funk Mode, Inc.
  • 9:00 a.m. - Walk Begins (1-mile & 3-mile routes with rest stops/porta-johns along both routes)
  • 10:30 a.m. - Strut Your Pup Competition (Prize for Big Dog & Prize for Small Dog)
  • 12:00 p.m. - Hugs & Goodbyes!


In addition to complimentary snacks and Crystal Geyser water, please enjoy the following:

  • Breakfast: Bagels & cream cheese. Enjoy complimentary coffee and pastries from Starbucks.
  • Snacks: complimentary primal (protein) bars from Caveman Foods.
  • Bring cash to enjoy lunch with Canasta Kitchen Food Truck: delicious, truly authentic, and affordable Latin food.


  • Get your MS tattoo and group photos! Sign the End MS Forever banner.
  • Great conversation possibilities with every person there.
  • Visit pharmaceutical tables (Sanofi-Genzyme, Genentech & Biogen) to learn about treatment options.
  • Visit WHILL to discover personal electrical devices; maybe even take the Model Ci for a test drive.
  • Face painting by Face Paint Events & Jump Bunch obstacle course for the kiddos.
  • DJ Leroy Productions will spin some dancing tunes.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Please note, all youth participants must be accompanied by a parent/responsible adult (at least 21 years of age) at all times.

Thank you to our premier national sponsor

Sanofi Genzyme

Thank you to our national sponsors

Biogen Genentech Novartis

Thank you to our local sponsors

If you are interested in partnering with Walk MS: Walnut Creek, please contact us.

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