Important Update: The 2019 Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes has been moved from Sunday, September 22 to Saturday, September 21.
Due to the President’s scheduled arrival in lower Manhattan on Sunday, September 22, we are no longer permitted to hold the walk downtown. The Step Out Walk will be on Saturday, September 21 at Seaport District NYC. Please visit our Event Details page for a full schedule.
Walk as a United Front.
When you register for the Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes you become a part of the American Diabetes Association’s team. Walking together with family, friends and coworkers shows your community you want a cure. Walking is a great way to get out and get healthy all while celebrating those living with diabetes.
The 5K run portion of our event is NEW this year! All runners will have chip timing.
The Step Out Walk Event Day is Special.
Participating in the Step Out Walk is an experience you will never forget. You will be joining your community members along the beautiful route who share your passion to fight diabetes. You will be helping people in your own community who live with this disease every day.
Your Step Out Day experience includes:
- Start line ceremonies with inspiring speakers.
- Well-marked walk route.
- Fully stocked rest stops.
- Refreshments and post walk celebrations.
All minors must be accompanied by an adult/guardian.
Fundraise like a Champ.
After registering, you will have access to your Participant Center, which is your fundraising hub. You will have a personal page to share your story, mobile apps, email templates and more. Be sure to check out our NEW 2019 Recognition Gifts. Fundraising has never been easier! Access our Fundraising Toolkit here.
Your Impact is Widespread When You Register:
- You’re raising awareness in your community about diabetes
- You’re supporting life-saving research
- You’re helping people who are discriminated against because they have diabetes.
Make a difference and register for the Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes today!
Special thanks to our 2019 Executive Leadership Committee, lead by Corporate Chair Mike Costa and Medical Chair Dr. Ram Raju.
We need hundreds of volunteers to make Step Out happen. If you or your group are interested in volunteering, you can find more details and a sign up link on our Volunteer Info Page!