The Backpack Project, Inc. invites its community to experience DCís newest waterfront destination and centerpiece of the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood, while walking to raise funds for this worthy cause. This family-friendly event is scheduled for Saturday, June 2, 2012 at The Yards Park, 4th & Water Streets, SE, Washington, DC.
ďExperience The Yards Park Walkathon,Ē will benefit The Backpack Project, Incís mission of providing educational supply needs to local area school children. Registration is $30.00 for adults (children 12 and older) and $10.00 for children (under 12). The first 50 participants will receive a gift bag. Everyone will receive one raffle ticket for a chance to win great prizes, including a Kindle Fire.
The walkathon starts at 9:15AM, with registration beginning at 9:00AM. Look for the blue and green balloons for the registration table and starting location. Various viewing stations will be set up along the path for supporters to receive water and other give-a-ways.