Thurston County Walk
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Welcome to the Out of the Darkness
Thurston County Walk
Location: Marathon Park, Olympia, WA
Check-in Time: 11:00 am
Walk Start Time: 12:30 pm
Walk Chair: Sabrena Moehring (She/Her/Hers), 360-324-9339, email@example.com
Walk Co-Chair: Barbara Edkin (She/Her/Hers), firstname.lastname@example.org
The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.
2023 Thurston County Walk Sponsorship Opportunities
You can be an everyday hero in the fight against suicide.
All Signed Sponsorship Agreements & Logos Due
Friday, August 11th
Download the 2023 Thurston County Sponsorship Packet Here
Register to Walk With Us!
Returning participant? Thank you for being a Walk Alumni! When you click the register button be sure to click the blue Login link under "Been Here Before?"
Having trouble registering? Click here to watch a step-by-step guide. See FAQs below if you have any questions.
If you’ve already registered and would like to either create a new team or join an existing one, log into your account and click on the “change team membership” option on the right hand side of your dashboard tab (on mobile you’ll need to click “dashboard” first). View this video tutorial for more help.
There's now an app to make it even easier to raise funds and receive updates!
Click below to get started!
And don't forget about all the ways you can FUNdraise!
Thurston County Walk FAQs
1. What is the distance for the 2023 Walk? About 1.7 miles. There is no minimum or maximum you have to walk.
2. When, where, and what time is the event?
At Marathon Park.
11:00am is when registration starts, opening Ceremony is at 12:00pm, the walk will kick off at the end of the ceremony, and the event ends at 2:00pm.
3. Do I have to raise $150 to participate in the walk? No, while this is a fundraising event, there is not minimum you have to raise to walk with us. You do have to pre-register online to walk.
4. I'd like to Volunteer t what can I do? We always need help! Please fill out the form.
Thurston County Route Map
Ways You Can Help
Volunteer at the Event
Become a Sponsor
Sponsoring the Thurston County Walk shows your community and employees that your business cares about mental health and preventing suicide. Contact email@example.com to become a sponsor today!
Fundraise to Help #StopSuicide
Promote the Walk in Your Community!
Follow us on social! @OOTDWalks
Post on your social accounts and share why you walk with your community!
Day-of Experience: Resources & Activities
Stop by the AFSP Store for merchandise, visit the photo booth, and more!
Honor Beads will be available on-site to show your connection(s) to the cause.
Hope & Healing
Register by clicking the button at the top of the page
Thank you participants, volunteers, donors, and sponsors for your support! Together, we can save lives and bring hope.
If you or someone you know is in a crisis, dial 988 or text TALK to 741-741