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EVENT DETAILS

Select your Walk location from the list below for event day details.  Please read all important event details to ensure that you're prepared to have a wonderful Walk MS experience.

Bloomington

Date: May 4, 2014  
Time:
Registration opens at Noon | Walk begins 1:00 p.m.
Location: E College Avenue & Airport Road, Bloomington, IL
Directions (Google) | Site Map (PDF) | Route Map (PDF)

Park free in Tipton Park North lot adjacent to event site. See Route Map for parking locations. See Site Map for "Handicap Drop-off" locations.

* Route is 100% accessible.
* One- or two-mile route options with rest stop at halfway point.
* Snacks and water will be available, but you may want to bring a bottle of water and small snack of your own.



Chicago Lakefront

Date: May 4, 2014
Time:
Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. | Walk begins at 11:00 a.m.
Location: S. Columbus Drive and E. Balbo Drive, Chicago, IL
Directions (Google) | Site Map (PDF) | Route Map (PDF)

No free parking at event site (participants strongly encouraged to take public transit.) Paid underground parking available north of event site in Millennium and Grant parks (visit www.millenniumgarages.com) and in private lots west of Michigan Avenue. See Site Map for "Handicap Drop-off" locations.

Abundant public transit options, including accessible routes/stations. Use Google link (above) for personalized transit directions, or visit www.transitchicago.com for CTA bus & 'L', www.metrarail.com for Metra commuter rail, or www.nictd.com for South Shore Line.

* Route is 100% accessible.
* One- or three-mile route options with rest stop at halfway point.
* Snacks and water will be available, but you may want to bring a bottle of water and small snack of your own.



Kankakee (Communiy Walk)

Date: May 4, 2014
Time:
Registration opens at 7 a.m. | Walk begins at 9 a.m.
Location:  TBD
Directions (Google) | Route Map (PDF) | Site Map (PDF) 

* Route is 100% accessible.
* One- or 2.3-mile route options with rest stop at halfway point.
* Snacks and water will be available, but you may want to bring a bottle of water and small snack of your own.

Community Coordinator: Debra Deegan | (815) 671-8964

Presented by: Hunting for a Cure for MS (Facebook)



Lincoln (Community Walk)

Date: May 4, 2014
Time:
Registration opens at Noon | Walk begins at 1 p.m.
Location: 2000 N, Jefferson Street, Lincolne shore, IL
Directions (Google) | Route Map (PDF) | Site Map (PDF)

* Route is 100% accessible.
* 1.5 and 3-mile route options with rest stop at halfway point.
* Snacks and water will be available, but you may want to bring a bottle of water and small snack of your own.

Community Coordinator: Nancy Ireland | www.lincolnms.com



McHenry County - Lake in The Hills

Date: May 4, 2014
Time:
Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. | Walk begins at 9 a.m.
Location: Albrecht Road & miller Road | Lake in the Hills, iL
Directions (Google) | Site Map (PDF) | Route Map (PDF)

Park free in Sunset Park lot adjacent to event site. See Route Map for parking locations. See Site Map for "Handicap Drop-off" locations.
* Route is 100% accessible.
* One- or 2.4-mile route options with rest stop at halfway point.
* Snacks and water will be available, but you may want to bring a bottle of water and small snack of your own.



North Shore - Glenview

Date: May 4, 2014
Time:
Registration opens at 8 a.m. | Walk begins at 9 a.m.
Location:  Chestnut Ave. & Patriot Blvd, Glenview IL
Directions (Google) | Site Map (PDF) | Route Map (PDF)

* Route is 100% accessible.
* TBD route options with rest stop at halfway point.
* Snacks and water will be available, but you may want to bring a bottle of water and small snack of your own.



Northwest Suburbs - Palatine

Date: May 4, 2014
Time:
Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. | Walk begins at 9 a.m.
Location:  1200 W. Algonquin Road, Parking Lot 1 Palatine
Directions (Google) | Site Map (PDF) | Route Map (PDF)

Park free in Algonquin lot. See Route Map for parking locations. See Site Map for "Handicap Drop-off" locations. See Google for transit options.

* Route is 100% accessible.
* One or 3 - mile route options with rest stop at halfway point.
* Snacks and water will be available, but you may want to bring a bottle of water and small snack of your own.



Oak Lawn (Community Walk)

Date: May 4, 2014
Time:
Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. | Walk begins at 9 a.m.
Location:  10601 S. Central Avenue, Oak Lawn, IL
Directions (Google) | Site Map (PDF) | Route Map (PDF)  .

* Route is 100% accessible.
* TBD route options with rest stop at halfway point.
* Snacks and water will be available, but you may want to bring a bottle of water and small snack of your own.

Community Coordinator: Megan Quinlan



Peoria

Date: September 7, 2014
Time:
Registration opens: 11:30 a.m. | The Walk begins: 1 p.m.
Location:  Junction City, 5901 N Prospect Rd, Peoria, IL 61614

* Route is 100% accessible.
* TBD route options with rest stop at halfway point.
* Snacks and water will be available, but you may want to bring a bottle of water and small snack of your own.



Rockford

Date: May 4, 2014
Time:
Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. | Walk begins at 9 a.m.
Location:  2715 S. Main Street, Rockford, IL
Directions (Google) | Site Map (PDF) | Route Map (PDF)

Park free at Klehm Arboretum adjacent to event site. See Route Map for parking locations. See Site Map for "Handicap Drop-off" locations.

* Route is 100% accessible.
* 1.5 or 3 fmile route options with rest stop at halfway point.
* Snacks and water will be available, but you may want to bring a bottle of water and small snack of your own.



South Suburbs - Orland Park

Date: May 4, 2014
Time:
Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. | Walk begins at 9 a.m.
Location:  10401 W. 153 Street (use Metra parking lot), Orland Park, IL 
Directions (Google) | Site Map (PDF) | Route Map (PDF)

Park free in Metra lot adjacent to event site. See Route Map for parking locations. See Site Map for "Handicap Drop-off" locations. See Google for transit options.

* Route is 100% accessible.
* 1.4 or 3 mile route options with rest stop at halfway point.
* Snacks and water will be available, but you may want to bring a bottle of water and small snack of your own.



Southwest Suburbs - Lockport

Date: May 4, 2014
Time:
Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. | Walk begins at 9:00 a.m.
Location: 1911 S. Lawrence Ave |Lockport, IL
Directions (Google) | Site Map (PDF) Route Map (PDF) 

* Route is 100% accessible.
* One- or 2.3-mile route options with rest stop at halfway point.
* Snacks and water will be available, but you may want to bring a bottle of water and small snack of your own.



Springfield

Date: May 4, 2014
Time:
Registration opens at 11:30 a.m. | Walk begins at 1 p.m.
Location:  1500 S. Grand Avenue West, Springfield, IL
Directions (Google) | Site Map (PDF) | Route Map (PDF)

Park free in lots adjacent to Washington Park Pavilion. See Route Map for parking locations. See Site Map for "Handicap Drop-off" locations.

* Route is 100% accessible.
* 1.5 and 3 mile route options with rest stop at halfway point.
* Snacks and water will be available, but you may want to bring a bottle of water and small snack of your own.



St. Charles

Date: May 4, 2014
Time:
Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. | Walk begins at 9 a.m.
Location:  8 North Avenue (at east bank of the Fox River), St. Charles, IL
Directions (Google) | Site Map (PDF) | Route Map (PDF)

Park free at St. Charles Park District lots at Pottawatomie Park. (Note: some lots closed due to construction.) Additional free parking in Hamburger Hill grass lot (corner North & 2nd) and municipal lots on N. Riverside and State. See Route Map for parking locations. See Site Map for "Handicap Drop-off" locations. .

* Route is 100% accessible.
* 2.6, 4.6 and 6 mile route options with rest stop at halfway point.
* Snacks and water will be available, but you may want to bring a bottle of water and small snack of your own.



Urbana

Date: September 7, 2014
Time:
Registration opens: Noon | The Walk begins: 1 p.m.
Location:  Meadowbrook Park, E. Windsor Rd. & S. Vine St., Urbana, IL

* Route is 100% accessible.
* 1.5 and 3 mile route options with rest stop at halfway point.
* Snacks and water will be available, but you may want to bring a bottle of water and small snack of your own.



West Suburbs - Naperville

Date: May 4, 2014
Time:
Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. | Walk begins at 9 a.m.
Location:  W. Jefferson Avenue & VFW Drive (adjacent to Centennial Court), Naperville, IL
Directions (Google) | Site Map (PDF) | Route Map (PDF)

Free parking at lot off Jackson Avenue. Limited free parking at Naperville Park District. Additional free parking at City Hall parking structure (corner Eagle & Aurora) and Naperville Central H.S. (440 W. Aurora Avenue), as well as street parking. See Route Map for parking locations. See Site Map for "Handicap Drop-off" locations. .

* Route is 100% accessible.
* 2.6 or 5 miles route options with rest stop at halfway point.
* Snacks and water will be available, but you may want to bring a bottle of water and small snack of your own.


 

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National MS Society - Greater Illinois Chapter
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Chicago, IL 60661
312-421-4500 ; walkmsillinois@nmss.org

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