When and where does the Walk start?
Registration for the Tallahassee HIV/AIDS Walk begins at 10:00 am and the Walk will begin at 11:00 am at Cascades Park on Saturday, February 17th!
Simply follow the signs and get ready to have fun.
How long is the Walk?
The memorial walk is a approximately 1 mile (one lap) around the course.
What if I get tired along the way?
You may rest at any time during the walk. The loop will swing by the Amphitheater about halfway through in case you need to only do half of the loop. We will meet you back at the Amphitheater to listen to music and testimonials!
Can I wear rollerblades, ride a skateboard or scooter, run the event, etc?
No. The Tallahassee HIV/AIDS Walk is a walking event only.
However, strollers, wheelchairs, and pull wagons are welcome.
What if I need special accommodations to participate?
Please call 850-656-2437 x 301 at least 48 hours before the Walk.
We will do our best to accommodate your needs.
Where do I park for the event?
Free parking is available in four government-owned lots/garages adjacent to the park, as well as throughout downtown just a few blocks away. Event attendees are discouraged from parking in the Myers Park neighborhood and along roadways. Parking Garages include:
Details are shown on the map below.
Can I raise additional funds?
Absolutely! We encourage everyone to ask friends, family and co-workers to donate. Once you register online, you can send emails to everyone to pledge/donate to your Walk effort. If you receive cash or check donations, bring these with you to the event and turn them in before the start.
How do I register the day of the event?
There will be a large registration area to quickly process registrations and we will be accepting cash, check and credit cards. Registration for day of the event is $25 which includes a T-Shirt (while supplies last). You may also turn in any additional funds you have collected.
Registration for the Walk begins at 10am - The Walk begins at 11am
How do I turn in money given to me after the Walk?
Please return your remaining funds via check to:
Big Bend Cares, Inc.
2201 S Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Please do not send cash. You may also call 850-656-2437 ext 301 to arrange a drop off funds in person.
What does it cost to register?
Prior to the 17th, $20 includes an official AIDS Walk T-shirt. Children are free. All children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. If you do not wish to by a shirt, the donation is only $15.00!
Can my friends, family or office walk as a Team?
Absolutely! Simply designate someone as your team captain, have them register online and create a name for your team. Then, anyone can join your team when they register.
Where does the money raised by the Walk go?
Funds raised by the Tallahassee HIV.AIDS Walk serve approximately 1,000 of our neighbors in the Big Bend affected by HIV/AIDS.
- Case Management Services
- Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counseling
- Prescription Medication Assistance
- Prevention Education
- Access to Medical Care
- Housing Assistance
- And MORE!
We hope to see you there!