Updated August 10, 2017
Lace It Face It Walk Planned In August
The Autism Society of Northwest Ohio will host its annual autism awareness walk on Saturday, August 19 at the Franklin Park Mall, 5001 Monroe St., Toledo. Lace It is for the walk; Face It is for autism awareness.
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. in the food court. Participants should park on the south side of the mall by the Bravo! Cucina Italiana and Claddagh restaurants. IDance will kick off the walkers at 9:00 a.m. and will begin the walk’s loop through the inside of the mall.
During and following the walk, participants can enjoy a variety of activities. Additionally, teams and individuals can memorialize the event with a handprint art painting to take home.
Registrations will be accepted right up until the event starts, including at the door.
The registration fee is $20.00 per adult walker. Children under age 10 may walk for free without a walk T-shirt, or for $10.00 with a T-shirt.
For more information, to download a registration/pledge form or to register and create a team page online, visit www.asno.org.
Tammy’s Walk For Domestic Violence Set
Tammy’s Walk, a walk in memory of domestic violence homicide victim Tammy Bowling-Macrae, will be held on Saturday, August 26 at the Walbridge Park Gazebo on Broadway Street across from the zoo.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the 2.5-mile walk will start at 9:30 a.m. All proceeds will benefit Lucas County communities through Advocates for Victims and Justice Inc. All contributions are tax-deductible. For additional information, call Robin at (419) 508-6152.
Tails On The Trails Planned In September
On Saturday, September 9, Humane Ohio will host its first Tails on the Trails Walk and 5K Run. The event will take place at Side Cut Metropark, 1025 W. River Rd., Maumee, with the race kicking off at 8:30 a.m. followed by the walk at 9:30 a.m.
This dog-friendly event will include games, a vendor village and entertainment. All funds raised at Tails on the Trails will go toward keeping spay/neuter services affordable in the Northwest Ohio region and helping keep pets in their homes.
Racers will pay a $25.00 registration fee, while walkers can sign up for free and are encouraged to fundraise. Fundraising prizes will be awarded to those who raise funds ranging in amounts of $50.00-$1,000 and over. The fundraising prizes include T-shirts, bumper stickers and fleece jackets. The top fundraiser, raising $1,000 or more, will get six months of pet food for free. All runners will receive a T-shirt and drawstring backpack filled with dog treats and other items.
For more information about the Tails on the Trails Walk and 5K Run, including prize levels, or to sign up, visit https://humaneohio.org/tails-on-the-trails/ or call (419) 266-5607, ext. 111.
Race For The Cure Accepts Registrations
Registration is open for the Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio Race for the Cure 5K Walk and Run events in Findlay and Toledo.
The Komen Northwest Ohio Race for the Cure events will be held on Saturday, September 23 at the Blanchard Valley Hospital campus in Findlay and on Sunday, September 24 in downtown Toledo.
Registration is available online at www.komennwohio.org or via paper registration available at the Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio offices, located at 3100 W. Central Ave., Suite 235, Toledo. Call (419) 724-2873 for further information.
Woodlawn Walkers Set 4K Goal For Season
The Woodlawn Walkers program will run until October 25.
A 2-mile walk around the interior perimeter of the cemetery is held each Wednesday starting at 9:00 a.m.
Starting Season 7 having walked over 3,000 miles thus far, the group is setting a goal to reach the 4,000-mile mark.
The Woodlawn Walkers log hundreds of miles on the beautiful grounds, enjoying wildlife, flora and plenty of Toledo history along the way. A “Tree of the Week” is highlighted, engaging walkers with facts and folklore about the arboretum’s collection they pass by along the way.
Each participant will get a walking log to keep track of progress and Tree of the Week information. Walks will start promptly at 9:00 a.m. No registration or fee is required. Call (419) 472-2186 or e-mail email@example.com for more information.