Charlotte Walk

 Date:  Saturday, April 18, 2015

Location:  Carowinds

Check-In:  7:00 a.m.

Start:  8:30 a.m.

Walk Length:  5K & 1 Mile Family Fun Walk


To Register Visit


2014 Charlotte Walk Information

For information on Corporate Teams, contact Kelly Vasta at

For information on Family Teams, contact Laila Tai at

For information on School Teams, contact Jennifer Hall at


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 Brendan Horgan,  CEO of Sunbelt Rentals

2014 Presenting Walk Sponsor

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Need some inspiration to motivate you for the 2015 Walk?  Check out the 2013 Walk in a video by clicking here.  This video was created by Steve Kline, of our Board of Directors.  Thank you for creating this great video of a wonderful day had by all!

Ways to help fundraise

  • Get the word out through Facebook! Download the Walk to Cure Diabetes app from your Participant Center and check out the cool, easy-to-use tools provided to get the word out about why you are walking!
  • Emails work! Use the message templates in the Participant Center and encourage people to join your team!
  • Place the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes Posters/Save the Dates in your neighborhood, office and local businesses once they are available in January 2015.
  • Have a “Walk Talk” with your friends, family and co-workers! Simply mention you already signed up for your 2013 Walk to Cure Diabetes Team and ask them to mark their calendars and join in!
  • Start your Sneaker Sales now! Sell sneakers for a set amount of your choosing, or designate different price levels by color. To order sneakers, contact Kelly Vasta at
  • For more information about the Charlotte Walk to Cure Diabetes at Carowinds contact Kelly Vasta at or 704.561.0828.

ways to support the walk to cure diabetes
Support the 2014 Walk to Cure Diabetes!!
CLICK HERE to support a walker or mail a check to the JDRF Greater Western Carolinas Chapter – Charlotte Office at 205 Regency Executive Park Drive – Suite 102, Charlotte, NC 28217.
Please be sure to include a note with the walker’s name and the team name of the person you wish to support.
If you are looking to claim a corner of the Walk site to call your own,Tent Order Form 2014 to download the form to purchase a team tent.  This creates a team headquarters and a great meeting place for your team!