Charity Walks are a wonderful way to improve your own health and raise money for worthwhile Washington, D.C. area charities at the same time. Special events are held each year, providing the perfect opportunity to volunteer some time, set exercise goals and make new friends. Here is the schedule of upcoming walks in the Washington, D.C. area, including Maryland and Virginia. Note, the exact dates are updated as announced.

Arthritis Walks
May - Greenbelt, MD
May - Annapolis, MD
May - Nationals Park, Washington, D.C.

The Arthritis Foundation's signature event raises funds and awareness to fight arthritis, the nation's most common cause of disability. Participants walk in honor of a friend or family member in a three-mile or one-mile course and take part in activities for the entire family.

Avon Walk for Breast Cancer
May - Washington, D.C.
The Avon Walk is a marathon walk spread-out over a Saturday and Sunday. You can walk as far as you choose or up to 39 miles throughout the weekend. In order to participate as a walker in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, each person commits to raising a minimum of $1,800 towards the fight against breast cancer.

Relay for Life
Dates Vary - Many Locations in the Washington, D.C. Area
Relay for Life is an American Cancer Society fundraiser, an overnight activity where teams of people gather at schools, fairgrounds, or parks and take turns walking or running laps. This charitable event brings a community together to raise money to prevent, detect, and treat cancer

2018 Komen Washington DC Race for the CureĀ®

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Freedom Plaza

14th Street and Pennsylvania Ave. NW

Washington , DC 20004

7:00 am - Race Village Opens

8:30 am - Opening Ceremonies

9:00 am - Walk/Run begins

10:30 am - Survivor Parade