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New York Brain Tumor Walk

Weather Update

NBTS events are held rain or shine, and your safety is of the utmost importance. The NBTS staff is monitoring the weather forecast for the New York Brain Tumor Walk on Saturday. It looks like it may be a little wet, but still safe to convene. As of now, the event is still scheduled as planned so please dress accordingly.

We will continue to monitor the forecast and communicate any updates via email and our Facebook Page. If you don’t hear from NBTS staff by 6:00 am Saturday morning, the event will be held as scheduled.

New in 2022!

The New York Brain Tumor Walk community will be walking and running in person on October 1, 2022. After two years of coming together virtually, we look forward to being physically together, once again, for our annual event. Virtual participant and programming options will still be available for those interested or unable to attend in-person.

Download our Brain Tumor Events app! Fundraising and communicating with your network is now easier than ever with our new mobile app available on the Apple or Google Play Store.

Event Details

October 1, 2022
Registration opens at 7:30 AM
Walk starts at 9 AM

If you are unable to attend in person, register as a virtual participant and additional details on how to participate virtually on event weekend are coming soon! 

Registration Options

Registration fees will increase slightly in the 30 days leading up the event and again on event week.
Youth registration options are 17 and under.

  • Adult Walker – $25
  • Youth Walker – $5
  • Adult Virtual Participant – $25
  • Youth Virtual Participant – $5
Highest Earning Teams
Rank Team Name Amount Earned
1 Team E $136,666.21
2 Will’s Tiny Tumorless Brain $8,861.00
3 Walk for Rorke $7,405.53
4 TEAM VINNY $7,393.57
5 Team Andy $6,556.00
6 Sang Her Way Through Brain Surgery $5,050.54
7 Team Debbie $3,910.67
8 Smiles From Sue $3,271.04
9 Donna’s Angels $3,066.24
10 Team Saly $2,755.94
Highest Earning Participants
Rank Participant Name Amount Earned
1 Scott Alper $9,410.79
2 Will Roth $8,861.00
3 Larry Haber $4,796.54
4 Lauren Barbosa $4,016.04
5 Kellie Corrigan $3,642.50
6 Eric Alper $2,278.00
7 Brett Alper $2,155.00
8 Julie Schuster $1,993.28
9 Hope Altheim $1,800.00
10 Catrina Rorke $1,378.64

Register and start fundraising early to qualify for some great prizes! Achieve one of the milestones listed below and your prize will be mailed directly to your home.

You have until one month following the event to achieve your fundraising milestone. The fundraising deadline to qualify for fundraising prizes is November 1. (Prizes are not cumulative. You will be given the option of what incentive you would like based on your fundraising total as of the deadline provided and prizes will be shipped to you directly.)

Individual Fundraising Prizes:

  • Raise $500-$999 on your personal fundraising page to earn a NBTS Winter Beanie
  • Raise $1,000-$2,499 on your personal fundraising page to earn a NBTS long-sleeved tee
  • Raise $2,500-$4,999 on your personal fundraising page to earn a NBTS-branded full zip hoodie
  • Raise $5,000+ on your personal fundraising page to earn a NBTS-branded puffy vest

Team Fundraising Prizes:

  • Teams that raise $500 before Thursday, September 15, will receive a personalized “In Honor” or “In Memory” Mission Sign, featuring the name and photo of your loved one. Sings will be displayed on the course at the event.
  • Teams that raise $10,000 before Monday, September 26, will receive a Team Tent on event day.

Volunteers are essential to the New York Brain Tumor Walk! Thank you for your dedication to our shared mission. Visit our website to register as a volunteer. Once registered, you will receive an email to confirm your volunteer shift.

COVID protocols

NBTS will be monitoring all guidance and guidelines in place by the CDC and local government in the spring and will make the best decisions for our vulnerable community. Any guidelines will be communicated to registered participants in the weeks leading up to event day. We ask those unable or unwilling to abide by requested COVID-related protocols on event day to participate virtually from the comfort of their home. No registration fees nor donations will be refunded.

Important note about COVID-19:

(updated 2/22)

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, National Brain Tumor Society plans to implement the following safety measures for in-person outdoor 2022 events. Please note these are subject to change if conditions worsen in the coming months. NBTS will continue to follow local and national CDC guidelines related to safely convening our community. Please be advised that while we realize restrictions are loosening in some of the regions that we serve, the health and safety of our most vulnerable attendees is our greatest priority.

  • No on-site registration
  • Online health screening for all registered participants 24-48 hours prior to event start
  • Masking required for all volunteers, staff and vendors
  • Masking strongly encouraged for all participants attending
  • Physical distancing when possible
  • Enhanced sanitation
  • Prepackaged refreshments will be available, but participants are highly encouraged to bring their own

Thank you in advance for your cooperation in adhering to the above protocol during your event. We are so excited to come together as a community after two years and with your help, we can do so safely.

As an event sponsor, your organization will connect with the brain tumor community on a platform that will enable meaningful and enduring impact for both your brand and our mission. Sponsorship will allow your organization to make a difference in the lives of millions.

Sponsorship Information

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact partnerships@braintumor.org or 617.863.8345.

For more information about the New York Brain Tumor Walk, please contact your Regional Director, Renee Bersani at rbersani@braintumor.org or 617-863-8345.

Thank you to our sponsors & media partners


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