Walk for LOVE & 5K — Northern CA


Through supporters like you, Shriners Hospitals for Children has been able to provide life-changing care to kids for almost 100 years. This year, in response to the continuing requirements for social distancing, we are bringing the 2020 Walk for Love and 5K via technology to your home, your neighborhood and your community.

Be sure to download our official 2020 Registration and Fundraising Toolkit which contains registration instructions, fundraising tips and additional information about the Walk for LOVE.

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Saturday, June 13 to Saturday, June 20, 2020

Via the Movespring App, your steps register anytime you walk or run, anywhere you happen to be when you have your fitness device or mobile phone on you.


  • $25 — VIRTUAL WALK REGISTRATION — Includes Finisher’s water bottle and other swag, plus your choice of distance to complete over 8 days: 10 1/2 miles, 20 miles or 30 miles.
  • $25 — VIRTUAL FAN — Your spirit of your participation is carried on the course with a gift of a footprint, which is a direct contribution to Shriners Hospitals for Children.
  • $500 — MILESTONE SPONSOR — Put your brand, products or services in front of all walkers. Milestones are achieved at intervals on the course, similar to water stations. Milestone sponsors may celebrate the accomplishment with an advertorial message of celebration or promotion for all participants. Milestones can be messages or short videos.

Additional Information

The 2020 Walk for LOVE & 5K is a virtual health and fitness fundraising event that benefits Shriners Hospitals for Children-Northern California. Proceeds from the virtual Walk for LOVE & 5K help to assure all children requiring specialized treatment receive the expert care they need, from birth to 18 years of age, regardless of the families’ ability to pay.

The Walk for LOVE is open to everyone and appropriate for all ages. Participants choose from one of three distances to walk or run over the course of 8 days. The app-based event ties into mobile phones and most fitness trackers, permitting participants to register steps all day long – whether walking or running for exercise, walking at work or around the home, or walking with family around the block or the neighborhood at appropriate safe distances.

All finishers receive a Shriners Hospitals for Children water bottle and treats. Fun prizes awarded for milestones along the virtual course. Sign up today and join the fun in supporting our Shrine Kids!

Fezzy’s 10 ½ Mile Stroll Around the Block Challenge
Every step counts in a day for Fezzy’s Around the Block Challenge, but don’t forget to treat yourself to a daily stroll around the block or through your favorite park. Each step becomes a little moment of joy in the sun, in nature, or in the company of family, friends, or one or more four-legged friends. To finish, Strollers should average 1.31 miles per day, which is approximately 2,620 steps

Fezzy’s 20 Mile Stride for Love Challenge
There are health benefits to raising your heart rate during exercise, like walking or running. Fezzy’s 20 Mile Stride for Love Challenge provides you with an opportunity to push a little bit further each day, while maintaining a pace that can be sociable as a family or as friends. To finish, Striders should average 2.5 miles per day, which is approximately 5,000 steps

Fezzy’s 30 Mile Incredible Journey Challenge
Sunrises or sunsets, treadmills or chasing kids around all day, Fezzy’s 30 Mile Incredible Journey permits you to incorporate a little benefit for the hospital into your daily finish line – whether dashing along or with your journey companion. To finish, Sojourners should average 3.75 miles per day, which is approximately 7,500 steps.

Guardians of the Fez
Nobles, Brother Masons, and members of the Daughters of the Nile or Ladies of the Oriental Shrine are invited to complete an exclusive 15-mile journey. A spirit of friendly competition is permissible, whether between lodges, temples, units or clubs. To finish, Guardians should average 1.875 miles per day, which is approximately 3,750 steps.

Fezzy’s Hospital Heroes
Fezzy invites employees of Shriners Hospitals for Children to join him on an exclusive 20-mile journey. Steps count all day long, including at work, which provides an opportunity for friendly intra- and inter-departmental competition among your peers. To finish, Heroes should average
2.5 miles per day, which is approximately 5,000 steps.

All Shriners Hospitals for Children patients (current and former) are invited to participate with complementary registration. For more information contact Breanna Williams at 916-453-2321 or brwilliams@shrinenet.org.


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