Each year, too many lives are lost to lung disease and this is your chance to walk, raise money and make an impact in their honor. By joining the Fight for Walk you are making the commitment to fight lung disease so everyone can breathe easier- including you!
Families, individuals and teams join together in a walk to raise awareness for the 35 million Americans who suffer from asthma. Participants work together to fundraise.
Please join the thousands of individuals across the nation who believe in the cause and will walk in their communities as well.
You can get involved by:
- Registering as a Team Captain
- Joining an existing Team as a new registrant
- Signing up as an individual registrant
- Sponsoring the event
- Joining the event planning committee
- Making a contribution supporting a registrant
You may register at any time on the www.fightforairwalk.org website. The walk will be held on October 15, 2011 at Crown Memorial Beach.
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
Opening ceremony begins at 8:45 a.m.
Walk begins at 9:15 a.m.
All participants who individually raise at least $100 will receive a complimentary t-shirt.
From San Francisco, take the Bay Bridge to I-580 east and I-980 (downtown Oakland). Exit I-980 at 11th/12th Streets, go through several traffic lights and make a left onto 5th Street. This will take you to Broadway and the Oakland/Alameda Tube. Once through the Tube, you'll be on Webster Street. Webster will dead end at Central Avenue. Turn left onto Central and right onto Eighth Street to reach the Crown Beach entrance.
From San Francisco, take the Bay Bridge to I-580 east and I-980 (downtown Oakland). Exit I-980 at 11th/12th Streets, go through several traffic lights and make a left onto 5th Street. This will take you to Broadway and the Oakland/Alameda Tube. Once through the Tube, you'll be on Webster Street. Webster will dead end at Central Avenue. Turn left onto Central and right onto Eighth Street to reach the Crown Beach entrance.For more information please contact our office via phone at 510-638-5864 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
From Interstate 880 in Alameda County, exit Broadway/Alameda (exit 42). Follow the signs for the Webster Tunnel, and when you come above ground again, stay to the left on Constitution Way. Constitution Way changes to 8th Street at Lincoln Avenue -- proceed on 8th Street to Otis Way and the park entrance on the right.
You may ride AC Transit from the 12th Street BART Station in Oakland.
You may ride AC Transit from the 12th Street BART Station in Oakland.Pick up AC Transit Line 51A towards Fruitvale BART Station at the NW Corner of Broadway and 12th Street. Exit the bus at the Santa Clara Avenue and 8th Street stop. The Park entrance is at 8th Street and Otis Drive.
Parking is available at beach parking lots; seasonal parking fee of $5 may apply.
We encourage you to fund raise at least $100 toward the cause. This is easier than you think! It is as easy as asking 10 friends for $10. Coaching packets and trainings are available. Please contact our office for more details 510-638-5864.
Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law. The American Lung Association ® is a registered 501 (c) 3 organization. Please make checks payable to the American Lung Association in California.
A fundraising packet is available to help you reach your fundraising minimum. Check out the "Fundraising Help" page on the main menu. If you need additional help in meeting the fundraising minimum requirement, please contact our office at 510-638-5864 or email@example.com. The ALA staff is happy to help coach and provide fast and efficient ideas to reach your fundraising requirement.