Walk to End Lupus Now™ is a family-friendly, 5k ( 3.1 miles) non-competitive event that raises funds to support the programs and services of the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA). The New York Walk to End Lupus Now™ will take place on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the South Street Seaport, in New York, New York.
Walkers do not have to complete the full 3.1 mile Walk. Please walk as much as you feel up to that morning. Participants can turn around at any point along the route and come back to the Sea Port and enjoy entertainment.
Start and Finish Location: South Street Seaport
Site Opens: 8 a.m.
Walk Begins: 10:00 a.m.
Site Closes: 1 p.m.
Route: three miles (fully accessible)
Directions and Parking
South Street Seaport is located at:
Fulton and South Streets, Pier 17, New York, NY
For driving directions, please visit www.mapquest.com.
For bus and subway directions visit www.hopstop.com or www.nycsubway.org
Please note that the Lupus Foundation of America does NOT have discounts at area garages. For parking options and estimated costs, please visit This is a link to nyc.bestparking.com/
Day of Event Information:
Come dressed up! There will be contests!
Feel free to bring balloons to help with your team spirit!
Bring a blanket & picnic to enjoy after the Walk.
Refreshments are provided!
Dogs are allowed at as long as they are on a leash at all times. Owners are responsible for removal of all animal waste.
Be sure to wear comfortable clothing, suitable for the weather.
Unmotorized scooters, skateboards and children's bikes are allowed, however adult riders are discouraged. Please be aware that a majority of folks attending are walking. Be careful!
Day of Event Schedule:
9:00 am Check-In Opens
If you're handing in checks, please make
sure your name and NYC is in the memo line
so you get credit for your fundraising efforts.
9:30 am Opening Remarks, and Warm-Up
10:00 am Walk begins
12:00 pm Closing Remarks
Day of Event Registration & Check-In:
There will be plenty of volunteers to help you navigate Walk Check-In and Registration!
If you pre-registered online and have donations to turn in, visit the Check-In tent. Please bring the offline donation envelope/form filled out. You can print an Offline Donation Form right here. You will receive t-shirt and incentive tickets based on your fundraising at Check-In and will pick-up your items at the T-shirt & Incentive Tent.
If you pre-registered online and do not have donations to turn in but earned a t-shirt or incentive, visit the Check-In tent. You will receive t-shirt and incentive tickets based on your fundraising at Check-In and will pick-up your items at the T-shirt & Incentive Tent.
If you pre-registered online and do not have donations to turn in and did not earn a t-shirt or incentive, you do not need to stop at Check-In. Head straight into the tent area!
Not pre-registered Walkers
If you or anyone in your team did not pre-registered online you must stop at the Registration Tent. If you have donations to turn in, help speed along your Registration and print an Offline Donation Form right here. Please fill it out completely and bring it with you! You will receive t-shirt and incentive tickets based on your fundraising at Check-In and will pick-up your items at the T-shirt & Incentive Tent.