The Wilmot Warrior Walk is more than just a fundraiser or a
run; it’s also a celebration of cancer survivorship. The post-walk celebration
will kick off at 10:30 a.m. at the Highland Park Bowl. The No-Name Band will
play live music and Scott Spezzano from 98.9 The Buzz will serve as emcee. We’ll
also have food trucks, bounce houses, survivorship resources, massage, yoga and
At 11:45 a.m., we’ll have a short awards ceremony (see below
for a description of the awards). We hope you’ll stick around after your walk
or run to celebrate with us!
Everyone who completes the 5K, 10K or 1-mile
walk will receive a Wilmot Warrior Walk medal.
We even have a special version for all of our cancer survivors! We’ll also have
goody bags filled with special offers and coupons for our participants. Make
sure you pick yours up after your run/walk.
worked hard to fundraise for cancer research and survivorship care. We want to
recognize you! We plan to give the following awards:
Online Fundraising Team - The winner of this award will be determined at 11 a.m. on Sunday, September 10th at the Walk. Online fundraising will remain open through and after the event, but the winner of this award will be decided at 11 a.m. sharp at the Walk. Donations received after that will not count towards the award.
Online Fundraising Individual - The winner of this award will be determined at 11 a.m. on Sunday, September 10th at the Walk. Online fundraising will remain open through and after the event, but the winner of this award will be decided at 11 a.m. sharp at the Walk. Donations received after that will not count towards the award.
Spirit Award: The Warrior Walk committee will evaluate teams based on name/shirt creativity, originality and enthusiasm. Tutus, hats, capes, etc., are encouraged. The team that brings the most fun will receive this award!
Warrior Award: This will be given to the person or group who champions the
Wilmot Warrior Walk cause each year. Wilmot’s staff will select this
beverages will be available for purchase from on-site food trucks. We're happy
to confirm the following vendors: Jimmy Z's Plates & Shakes, Smoothie Plus
Truck, Sue Roe's Grill, The New York Wine & Culinary Center, The Meatball
Truck Co., Bruster’s Ice Cream and Cheesed and Confused.
Activities for the Kids
We have a few activities just for kid and teens. A bounce house and obstacle course as well as face painting will be available.
Wellness Tent Activities
Massage: Students from the Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage will perform
short, complementary massages from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visit the Survivorship and
Wellness Tent after the race/walk to receive a massage!
- Yoga: After
your run or walk, stretch and relax with some yoga. Learn about different
strengthening and lengthening poses as well as stretching and relaxation
techniques from local yoga practitioners. Yoga is set up open-house style: Join
for as much time as you’d like!
Organizations: Cancer survivors and caregivers impacted by cancer can learn about community groups, including Naiaides Rowing, the Pancreatic Cancer Association of Western New York, Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester, 13Thirty Cancer Connect, the University of Rochester Medical Center PEAK Lab, Gilda’s Club Rochester and Cancer Services Program of Monroe County. We encourage participants to go talk to them to learn more about their work and services.
Are you part of a
community organization that serves the cancer population who would like to be
involved? Contact Patty Bellohusen at Patricia_Bellohusen@urmc.rochester.edu.
Have questions about
the celebration in general? Contact Tiffany Paine-Cirrincione at (585)