The JDRF One Walk is your chance to show the world that together, we can conquer type 1 diabetes (T1D). If you're living with T1D or you love someone living with T1D, you'll likely do just about anything to make life easier.
When you participate in JDRF One Walk, the money you raise will power more research, enable more advocacy and fund more support for the 1.45 million Americans living with T1D. And, you'll have a great time doing it! That's because you'll walk with a committed community that is passionate about doing whatever it takes to live in a world without T1D.
By joining the JDRF One Walk, you'll be part of the lasting footprint we'll make for the T1D community now, and for generations to come. We can't wait for you to join us!
EVENT DAY DETAILS!!
Date: Saturday, October 22nd, 2022 Location: Hammonasset Beach State Park (West Beach Area)
Check-In: 9:30am Brief Speaking Program: 10:45am Walk begins: 11:00 a.m.
DIRECTIONS & PARKING Hammonasset Beach State Park is located at 1288 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443 Follow signs for Beach Parking – then follow signs for West Beach! There will be JDRF signage to help guide you as well!
CHECK-IN INFORMATION Please stop by the check in table to let us know you’ve arrived and receive your T1D identifier. You can also bring your extra t-shirt for the t-shirt contest! Please note we will not be handing out JDRF Walk t-shirts at the walk. Once you raise $100 a shirt will automatically be shipped to your home.
T-SHIRT CONTEST If your team designed their own shirts, we want to see it! Stop by the check in tent with an extra shirt that will be displayed and entered into the contest. Winners will be announced during the program.
V1Ps JDRF V1Ps are the individual fundraisers who go above and beyond, raising over $1,000 for their Walk teams! Visit our V1P area to pick up your lanyard and celebrate your success!
NEW FAMILIES Our newest JDRF participants are invited to stop by the new family tent for a welcome breakfast beginning at 10 a.m. to meet some of our staff, our veteran families and learn about the resources that JDRF has to offer.
TOP 10 FUNDRAISING TEAMS As a thank you from JDRF, the Top 10 Fundraising teams will each have a 10x10 tent with tables and chairs in our team village to gather with friends and family.
FOOD, FUN & ENTERTAINMENT Grab and go snacks and beverages will be available, as well as grilled hot dogs in the food tent. Starbucks will be onsite providing coffee. All grab & go snacks will be gluten free, but we would recommend bringing your own snacks if dietary restrictions are a concern.
Be sure to visit our Kids Activity area for arts and crafts, or get an airbrushed tattoo, or play a lawn game.
Please use #JDRFOneWalk to share your photos on social media. We want to see what One Walk looks like from your perspective!
We’re looking forward to seeing you on Saturday morning!