Easterseals Southern California’s Annual Walk is celebrating 21 years of honoring diversity and inclusion!

This year is all about enjoying a safe way to spend a beautiful morning along the shoreline with family and friends while raising funds to support people with disabilities and other special needs.

We hope you will join us in Shoreline Aquatic Park in Long Beach on Saturday, October 23, 2021 for a 3K Family Fun Walk for all!

If you can't join us in Long Beach, become a virtual walker and participate in your own neighborhood

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We will be observing all local and federal COVID-19 guidelines to make sure the event is as safe as it is fun. In order to ensure that everyone who attends, including our program participants and friends in the disability community, feels safe and celebrated, we are requiring every attendee who is eligible to be fully vaccinated.

  • We encourage all participants to practice hand hygiene, “social distancing” and wear face coverings while checking in for the walk and waiting at the Starting Line for the walk to begin.
  • A COVID-19 Safety Acknowledgement and Liability Waiver and Release of Claims will need to be signed by each participant (parents may sign on behalf of their children).
  • ESSC associates, vendors and volunteers working the event will be wearing face coverings.
  • To keep things as contactless as possible, shirts, bibs, snacks and other goodies (except bottled water) will be in draw-string bags handed to each guest as they check-in for the walk.
  • Hand sanitizers and disposable gloves will be available. Hand washing stations are located near the restrooms.
  • Read updated Participation Waiver here

Pricing for 3K Family Fun Walk (in person):

  • $35 Registration Fee for Adults ages 13+
  • $10 Registration Fee for ages 6-12
  • Kid's 5 and under are FREE

All registered in-person participants will receive:

  • An Easterseals branded Swag Bag with:
    • Race Shirt
    • Race Bib
    • Finishing Medal
    • Sunglasses
    • Snacks
    • Special Goodies
    • Access to online activities and contests!
Each Swag Bag will be packed with safety in mind.  Must be present to receive Swag Bag.  Bottled water will be available on site. 

Pricing for Virtual Walk:

  • $10 Registration Fee for Virtual Walkers

All registrered virtual walkers will receive:

  • Finishing Medal
  • Downloadable print at home Race Bib
  • Access to online activities and contests!

Finishing medal will be mailed to the address indicated on the online registration form post event. Downloadable print at home bibs will be available as well as coloring sheets, neighborhood scavenger hunt and more. Shirt, sunglasses and bag not be included.

**Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable

Timeline (subject to change)

7:30am - Registration Opens
8:45am - Announcements
9:00am - 3K Family Fun Walk Begins (may have timed starts)
10:30am - Event concludes

Parking

Queensway Parking Garage - 99 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802

Validated parking for the Aquarium of the Pacific, Cinemark, Pier Point, Yacht Cruises, and nearby retail shops. Parking is available 24 hours daily, 7 days a week including holidays to the general public. Indoor garage, self-park (attended). Automobiles, motorcycles, pickup trucks, and SUVs accepted. Clearance height 8’2”. Cash, Visa/Mastercard, and Discover accepted. First 30 minutes free. 30 min to 1.5 hours is $3.00. 1.5 hours to 2.5 hours is $6.00.

Questions

Please email: stridesfordisability@essc.org or call (714) 834-1111 X5795