Event Details


Online registration is now closed. Registration day of the event will be available on-site.

Date: Sunday, October 9

Location: Paper Mill Park, Pavilion #2

1050 Paper Mill Rd, Newark, DE  19711

Schedule of Events:

  • 10:00am-11:00am: Registration
  • 11:15am: Opening Remarks
  • 11:30am: Walk Begins
  • 1:15pm: Auction/Raffle
  • 2:00pm: Event Concludes

Captains: Aileen Ortiz, Valerie Snyder, and Christine Hamill - newarkstrides@outlook.com

Registration Information

  • Register by Wed., Aug. 24th, 11:59pm ET to receive a free Strides for CJD t-shirt with your registration.
  • Registration costs $30 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under thru Thurs., Sept. 15th, 11:59pm ET. After that, costs jump to $35 for adults and $25 for children 12 & under.
  • Online registration ends Thursday, 12:00pm ET the Thursday before your event. After that, you can register on-site the day of your event.

Val Snyder, Aileen Ortiz, Chris Hamill, and Trish Boon are the Captains of the Newark Strides for CJD in memory of their mother. Newark Strides for CJD is in memory and support of all those affected by CJD.

In November of 2016, they began to notice that something was different about their mother Pat. She was becoming forgetful so her daughters, Val Snyder, Aileen Ortiz, Chris Hamill, and Trish Boon took her to the doctor to get an MRI and it was determined that she had a stroke.  But after several months of occupational therapy her symptoms were getting progressively worse.  

After her diagnosis, there was a rapid change in Pat’s motor skills and she began to have hallucinations, seeing or asking for people who had passed long ago. This was followed by involuntary muscle tremors, loss of sight, inability to speak, inability to eat or drink, and ultimately slipping into a coma until her passing on May 11, 2017.   

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To donate to Strides for CJD - Newark text Strides2022 newarkstrides to 50155.

About Fundraising

Donations of $250 and above are considered sponsorships.

Sponsorship Levels:

  • Diamond: $10,000
  • Platinum: $5,000
  • Gold: $1,000
  • Silver: $500
  • Bronze: $250

Diamond and Platinum Sponsors will have their name or logo displayed on participant t-shirts, the Strides for CJD website, and signage. Gold Sponsors will have their name or logo displayed on the Strides for CJD website, and will have their name listed on participant T-shirts and signage. Silver and Bronze Sponsors will have their name listed on the Strides for CJD website only.

Our Supporters

  • Strides '22 Newark Cash-Donations 4 weeks ago $80.00
  • Strides '22 Newark Square-Donations 4 weeks ago $27.00
  • Craig M Bourgeois Best of luck with your fund raising for Gammy I know how much she meant to you Chrissie ❤️ Last month $53.00
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  • The Wawa Foundation June 2022 $1,500.00
  • Jim Zaccaria Let's set records this year! August 2022 $1,000.00
  • Valerie Snyder In loving memory of our Gammy, Andrew, Erica & Brandon In loving memory, Dawn In loving memory, Carol & Bob In loving memory, George In loving memory, Kathy Last month $375.00
  • Samuel ortiz In memory of my other mother. September 2022 $265.00
  • Cassidy Painting Inc September 2022 $265.00
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