Frequently Asked Questions

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As we begin to see the pandemic case numbers decline and move in the right direction, we look forward to another successful Walk / Run.  We are committed to providing a safe, fun and interactive Walk/Run Day.  

Similar to last year, the Walk /Run will be an exciting virtual experience!  As September 26 approaches, you have the option to bring together a small group of family, friends and co-workers to run or walk with. Stay tuned for more information on our Virtual Finish Line Festival!

Please sign up, fundraise and join us on Walk/Run Day because together, we are raising money to support local healthcare.

1. When is the Walk or Run for Georgetown Hospital?

Sunday, September 26, 2021. 9:00am is our 10 minute virtual kick off, with a warm up led by Strictly Dance. 9:10am-11:30am you can Walk or Run and then join us back on your computers, phones, or tablets for our 30 minute Virtual Finish Line Festival at 11:30am!

2. Where is the event taking place?

This year we will not be having it at one location - rather you can Walk or Run wherever you'd like! We will be sharing different 3k and 5k routes around town for you to choose if you'd like.

3. What does the Walk or Run for Georgetown Hospital raise funds for?

The event raises money for essential equipment needs at Georgetown Hospital. Specifically we are raising money to fund Hospital Beds. This year we will also be celebrating our front line workers!

4. Do I have to run?

No. The Walk or Run for Georgetown Hospital prides itself on its broad accessibility. As a family oriented event, adults and children of all ages are invited to run or walk. We welcome those with mobility aides to connect with us for more information on the route, terrain and any specific accessibility concerns you have.

5. If I walk do I have to register as a participant?

Yes, in order to participate in the Walk or Run for Georgetown Hospital, you must register as an adult or youth participant.

6. If I invite others to join me on run day, do they have to register to participate?

We encourage anyone who wants to participate in the Walk or Run for Georgetown Hospital to register as a participant online or on Walk/Run day.

7. Can I register in person on event day?

Yes, you can register on the day of, but we encourage registration prior to the event date. It also ensures you can get all the perks (T-shirts, Swag bags, etc!)

8. Can I bring my dog to the event?

Yes. We are a family friendly event, and that includes your furry family members!

9. How do I fundraise?

You can access participant fundraising tools on our Resources page to get information on how you can successfully fundraise! Start by registering on this website as an individual participant, or you can join/start a team. Then you can share your fundraising page with your friends and family.

10. Do I still get a T-shirt and Goodie Bag with my registration?

Yes, we will have T-shirts and Goodie Bags for all of our participants who register in advance. More information will be coming out soon on delivery and pick up logistics.

11. Can I share information about this event on social media?

Absolutely! We encourage you to share information about the event on your social pages. We have provided social media tools you can use in the resource section of participant site.  Please remember to use the hashtag #WalkRunGH when posting on social so you can share your experience with the community!


12. How do I view the Virtual Finish Line Festival?

Similar to last year, we will have a Virtual Finish Line Festival. Stay tuned for more information!