What is Gilda’s Club Madison?

Gilda’s Club Madison is a nonprofit cancer support community that provides free emotional support, cancer education, and hope to thousands of children and adults impacted by any kind of cancer and to those who care for them. Our mission is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. Learn more at

Is Gilda's Run/Walk virtual this year?

No...and yes! In 2022 we will host an in-person race on October 16. We will also offer a virtual option for anyone who prefers to run or walk on their own.

What is a virtual race?

Although Gilda's Run/Walk will be offered in-person this year, you may choose to participate virtually. A virtual race is a race that you can do anywhere and anytime! How does it work? You can run your 5k or walk your two miles anywhere, anytime between October 16 and October 23. Please note: virtual runners are not eligible for prizes awarded to the top race finishers, however, you ARE eligible for top fundraiser prizes.

What date should I finish fundraising?

To qualify for fundraising thank-you gifts, we ask that you complete your fundraising by October 7th at 11:00 am CST. Fundraising websites will continue to be live through the end of October. 

What should I do with cash and/or check donations that I receive?

Mail or drop off cash/checks to Gilda’s Club Madison, 7907 UW Health Ct, Middleton, WI 53562. Please be sure to include your full name and team name if applicable. Please mail by October 4th to ensure funds are included in your fundraising totals.

Can I split the distance up into different runs/walks/days?

If you participate virtually, we encourage you to take your time and make this event your own. If you participate on the event date, the 5k will need to be completed during the event times.

When can I pick up my Run/Walk packet?

Packet pickup will be at Gilda's Club Madison (7907 UW Health Ct. in Middleton) on the following dates/times:

  • Thursday, October 13, 2022 from 8 am – 6 pm @ Gilda’s Clubhouse (7907 UW Health Court in Middleton)

  • Sunday, October 16, 2022 from 8:00 am - 9:30 am prior to the Start of the Run/Walk @ Mead & Hunt (2440 Deming Way in Middleton)

Can I have my shirt shipped?

Of course! We can ship your t-shirt and packet to you for a fee, but be sure to add the shipping option on during the registration process.

Shirts will be shipped by November 1.



Contact Christine Rader at (608)828-8870 or