2020 Muscatine Diabetes Walk

in United States at Discovery Park | 3300 Cedar Street

Online registration for this event closed. Due to the CDC recommendations and the declaration by our Governor, Kim Reynolds, the Muscatine Diabetes Project has decided to postpone the 2020 Muscatine Diabetes Walk scheduled for Friday, May 1.


  • 1.5 Mile Walk

    Online registration is closed for this category.




Schedule of Events

5:30 PM - Check-in/Registration Tent Opens
5:30 PM - Event Activities Begin
6:45 PM - Program and National Anthem
7:00 PM - Walk Start

There is limited parking at the Discovery Park. Please utilize MuscaBus shuttle service:
5:15 PM - MuscaBus shuttle starts at MHS Cedar St. parking lot (2705 Cedar St.)
7:55 PM - Last shuttle run from Discovery Park to MHS parking lot

We ask that you respect area businesses during this event and not park in their parking lots if open. Thank you!

Proceeds

The Muscatine Diabetes Project is a 501(c)(3) volunteer non-profit organization founded in 2016, and its mission is to provide diabetes education programs, outreach activities, support groups, and to strengthen our partnerships with other community health agencies in the Muscatine County area, in addition help fill the gap between patient and their provider. We serve individuals managing their Type 1, Type 2 and prediabetes diagnosis.

100% of the fundraising stays in Muscatine County unless otherwise noted. If you would like to make a donation, please use the 'Charity Partners' link in the left column.

MANAGING ALL TYPES TOGETHER:
Adult Diabetes Support Group (Type 1, Type 2 & prediabetes diagnosis)
Muscatine Diabetes Walk (1st Friday evening in May)
World Diabetes Day (November 14)
A1c hemoglobin blood test (free or reduced fee)
Diabetes Cooking Sessions with Hy-Vee Food Store Dietitian
Diabetes Supply Locker
Walking Friends Group
Iowa Healthiest State Annual Walk (1st Wednesday in October)

TYPE 1 & TYPE 2 YOUTH DIABETES FOCUSED:
Diabetes Management At School Training
Youth Diabetes Camp Scholarship
Diabetes Emergency School Kits
ConnecT1D Families Facebook Support Group

TYPE 2 ADULT DIABETES FOCUSED:
'Finding A Healthier You' Program partnership with the Muscatine Community YMCA, Hy-Vee Food Store & Trinity Muscatine Public Health

EMPOWERING HEALTHY BEHAVIORS IN YOUTH:
Diabetes Busters Program - 3rd Graders
Healthy Classroom Incentive Boxes - Grant Elementary
Waking Buddy Program - Madison Elementary
Hy-Vee Kids Fit Program - 3rd/4th Graders
Live 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count!

PREDIABETES FOCUSED:
PreventT2 Diabetes Program (This program is designed to help participants make serious, evidence-based lifestyle changes, and is a part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program, led by the CDC)

Walk: Event Details

The 1.5 mile paved walk path invites individuals of all ages to explore and enjoy nature. Pets are welcome to attend with their owner and must remain on a leash.

This will be our 16th annual diabetes awareness Walk here in Muscatine County and we have a fun evening planned for you. The diabetes awareness advocacy journey continues to shine brightly in helping prevent diabetes and improve outcomes. Thank you for spending your Friday evening with us!

REGISTRATION IS FREE FOR 17 YEARS & UNDER...however the parent and/or guardian will need to sign the waiver form.

Questions?

For event-related questions, please click on the Contact the Organizers button on the left-hand side of this page.


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