NAMIWalks Nebraska FAQs
NAMIWalks Nebraska NACHO Average Walk FAQ:
Date: July 20, 2019
Distance: 5k (take the route three times)
Location: Elmwood Park, 802 S. 60th Street, Omaha, Nebraska
Contact: Carrin Meadows, firstname.lastname@example.org, 402-345-8101
Check-In: 9:00 am
Start Time: 10:00 am
Who needs to check-in at the registration table?
You only need to stop by registration if you:
- Are a Walker who hasn’t registered online; or
- Are the Team Captain dropping off your team’s donations; or
- Are an Individual Walker (not on a team) dropping off donations
If you are not any of the following, you are all set! Stop by our wellness tables, take fun photos at the Photo Area, sign our “Why I Walk?” banner, and enjoy the free entertainment!
How do I get a NAMIWalks t-shirt?
T-shirts are only for walkers who have raised $100 or more on by walk day. This can be either on your personal on-line fundraising page or turning the money into the registration table on walk day.
You should only stop by the t-shirt table if you:
- Are a Team Captain (or designee) picking up shirts for your teammates; or
- Are an Individual Walker not on a team picking up your t-shirt.
Where do I park?
We recommend you park at Elmwood Park by the Pavilion or by the baseball fields. You may also park at UNO in the parking garage. We will have parking signs to help direct you.
Can I see the Walk Route?
The NAMIWalks Nebraska walk route will follow the path through Elmwood Park. You will need to take the route three times in order to walk he full 5k but don’t worry – we’ll have route cheerleaders and signs pointing you in the right direction.
2019 Quick Facts:
|Donations||Please make all checks payable to NAMI Nebraska. Note the Walker/Team name on the check memo line. Submit any Walk Day money at the Registration Table.|
|Dogs||All dogs are welcomed as long as they are on a leash and with a responsible person at all times.|
|Activities||There’s lots to do at NAMIWalks Nacho Average Walk! We’ve got a nacho bar at 11:00 AM, raffles for $1.00 and raffles for $5.00, The Confidentials, KGOR, Miss Midwest 2019, The Shriners, Team Hooman Superheroes and lots of activities for kids.|
|Photos||Photographer Dave Fortina, from Rockbrook Camera, will be taking photos throughout the event. Smile if you see him and be sure to stop by our photo area for superhero props!|
|Weather||NAMIWalks Nebraska is a rain or shine event. Keep an eye on the forecast and be prepared. As of today, it looks like Mother Nature is on our side with bright sunny skies!|
|Refreshments||Come hungry – NAMIWalks Nebraska will have a Nacho bar available courtesy of Qdoba! Bottles of water will be provided by Fareway Grocery Store. We’ll also have free lemonade and tea provided by Cane’s Chicken.|
|Exhibitors||Be sure to stop by and say hi to all our sponsors and community partners who are joining us!|
|Raffles||We will have items being raffled for $1 and $5. See NAMI Nebraska website for more information
– Hamilton Tickets
– Branson Getaway
– Todd Smith Fitness package
– 2 Beautiful necklaces
– Respect Presentation
– Various other prizes from local restaurants and stores
|What to bring?||Your donations, sunscreen, blanket or chairs to relax and enjoy the entertainment, family and friends to celebrate recovery!!|