Frequently asked questions

* Remember no pets or political attire (posters, hats, shirts)

How long is the Walk?
The run is a 5k or 10k that begins at the Angus Barn on Highway 70, goes through Umstead State Park and returns to the Angus Barn.

There are three Walk options: •10k (6.2 miles) through Umstead State Park •5k (3.1 miles), turn around at Umstead Visitor Center •1-mile Family Fun Nature Hike around the Angus Barn Lake

Click to view a map of the course

How do I participate?
Sign up to walk on the website or call the office at 919-781-9255.

How much does it cost to participate?
• Participants raise a minimum of $60 each, but the average walker raises $150.
• Children (ages 12 and under) and full-time students may raise a minimum of $30 each.

Do I have to sign-up in advance?
Not necessarily. However, to be guaranteed a T-shirt on Walk day, we encourage you to sign up prior to the Walk. It is easy to register. Just click “Register” at the top of this page or call the Foundation of Hope office at 919-781-9255.

What happens after I sign up?
You will be mailed a collection envelope in which you can collect donations. Please bring this envelope with you on Bank Days or Walk Day.

What are Bank Days?
Bank Days are opportunities for you to turn in your money and raffle tickets, and pick up T-shirts and walker numbers prior to Walk Day.

The Foundation of Hope office (at the Angus Barn)
9401 Glenwood Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27617

Thursday, October 9, from 12 noon to 6 pm
Friday, October 10, from 10 am to 6 pm
Saturday, October 11, from 10 am to 6 pm

Why: Walk Day morning is full of activity, and lots of people will be there to register the day of. Beat the lines and ease your mind on Sunday!

Do I have to have a Walk for Hope Collection Envelope?
No, you can turn your donations into us in any kind of envelope or whatever you may have at home.

How many people make up a team?
Teams must have 5 or more people. The Top Money-Raising Team and the Largest Team will be recognized on Walk Day.

What if I have one check for the team’s total money raised?
No problem! Simply state on the envelope that it is the TEAM’S TOTAL and include the breakdown for each team member.


9401 Glenwood Avenue / Raleigh, NC 27617 | (919) 781-9255 | Fax: (919) 781-9621 |