Here is a listing of the upcoming events at Centennial Olympic Park. Come down and enjoy the fun!
October 11th, 2014 Light the Night Walk
October 11, 2014 at 5pm
Light The Night Walk is a fundraising campaign of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) which brings together families and communities to honor blood cancer survivors, as well as those lost to the diseases, and shine a light on the importance of finding cures and providing access to treatments for blood cancer patients. Friends, families and co-workers form fundraising teams and come together to celebrate their efforts in this inspirational and memorable evening walk.
The funds raised by Light The Night participants will help advance more breakthrough therapies for blood cancer patients like targeted therapies that zero in on cancer cells and kill them. And immunotherapies that use a patients' own immune system to kill cancer.
October 18th, 2014 JDRF One Walk
October 18th, 2014
The JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes has become JDRF One Walk™.*
We’ve changed the name of our flagship fundraising event to communicate our focus on a single goal—creating a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D).
With T1D there are no days off, and there is no cure. That’s why JDRF holds more than 200 Walks across the country. Each year, more than 900,000 people raise over $75 million for life-changing T1D research. Please register today for the Atlanta JDRF One Walk on October 18, 2014 at Centennial Olympic Park. http://www.walk.jdrf.org
October 19th, 2014 The 17th Annual Buddy Walk
Event: Buddy Walk
Date: October 19, 2014
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Game Plaza
The 17th Annual Buddy Walk
Sunday, October 19, 2014, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Once again, the Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta will gather to celebrate in Centennial Park in beautiful downtown Atlanta, with the festivities beginning at noon amid the scenic downtown skyline. (Registration opens at noon.) This family-friendly event is open to all children and adults with Down syndrome, their families, friends and thousands of local supporters. Mark your calendar for and be prepared to have a great experience!
October 25th, 2014 Making Strides Aginst Breast Cancer
October 25th, 2014
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a non-competitive 5k (3.1 mile) walk that begins and ends in Centennial Olympic Park. Every Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) event is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor breast cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our breast cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease with breast cancer research, information and services, and access to mammograms for women who need them.
October 26th, 2014 Torch Relay for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
Event: Torch Relay for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
Date: October 26, 2014
Location: Southern Company Amphitheatre
Join The Torch Relay for CMN Hospitals in Atlanta and be a part of the “Year of 10 Million Miracles”. The annual fundraising event will visit 19 cities in 2014, and supports Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals all over the United States.
The tour comes to Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park this year to celebrate individual and corporate fundraising. 100% of the funds that are raised in Atlanta STAY in Atlanta to provide care for sick children and their families at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. This year’s event will include a 5K “Fun Walk”, games, food and fun!
For more information and to register, please visit torch-relay.org. See you there!
November 1st, 2014 Moving Day, A Walk for Parkinson’s
Southern Company Amphitheater
November 1, 2014
Registration opening at 9 am,
Opening ceremony starting at 10:45 am
Moving Day®, A Walk For Parkinson’s, is your chance to come together and win the battle against Parkinson’s disease. Join us by doing Whatever it Takes to Beat Parkinson’s® walking, stretching or doing yoga in our signature Movement Pavilion. Together we can raise funds and awareness while celebrating the importance of movement for us all. www.movingdayatlanta.org
November 8, 2014 Starry Night Atlanta
November 8, 2014
Centennial Olympic Park, Southern Co. Amphitheater
Registration at 2:30 - 3:30pm. Walk/run starts at 4:00pm
Starry Night Atlanta is one in a series of events the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation is launching in major cities across the country. Join us to fundraise for this 8.5K walk/run to shine a light on the 28,000 American children living with a brain tumor.
Join us to light Atlanta’s nighttime sky with lanterns to symbolize our hope for a cure. Starry Night Atlanta will raise funds for research to combat more than 100 types of childhood brain tumors, and will support services for families at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
November 15, 2014 PurpleStride Atlanta
November 15, 2014
Join the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network for PurpleStride Atlanta. This 5k run and family-friendly walk will take participants on a journey of hope and inspiration through Centennial Olympic Park while raising awareness and support for the fight against pancreatic cancer. With children’s activities, entertainment, refreshments, and more there’s something for everyone to enjoy! www.purplestride.org/atlanta