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APDA Rhode Island 2023 Optimism Walk and 5k Fun Run

Join us on September 16, 2023

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Saturday, September 16, 2023


Fun Run Check-in Begins: 9:00 am
Fun Run Starts: 10:00 am
Walk Check-in Begins: 9:30 am
Walk Starts: 11:00 am


Warwick City Park
Stephen O'Connor Blvd
Warwick, RI 02886

Event Details

  • Fundraising is highly encouraged. Our Fundraising Guide (above) helps make it easy!

  • ​The walk route is a less than one mile, and is wheelchair accessible, but you can walk as much or as little as you choose.

  • The Fun Run is an unofficial 5k route; awards will be presented to the first three people who cross the finish line.  

  • There will be live music, a light lunch, raffle/auction, vendors, exercise demonstrations, awards, and more.  

  • Rain or shine!



For more information: Call APDA Rhode Island  at 401-439-8435  or email 

About APDA

Every day we provide the support, education, and research that will help everyone impacted by Parkinson's disease live life to the fullest.  APDA is the largest grassroots network serving people with Parkinson's disease and their families.  The American Parkinson Disease Association is a 501(c)3 organization.  Our tax-exempt number is 13-1962771.


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