Walk Details

Event Title: 2023 Kern County Walk to Defeat ALS
Event Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023
Event Location: The Park at Riverwalk, Bakersfield, CA, 93311
Schedule: Registration opens at 10:00am | Opening Ceremony starts at 11:00am

Meet the CoordinatorMessage from our team

Tammy Galt | Director of Community Outreach, Central California
(559) 285-0074

We are so thrilled you are joining us for the 2023 Kern County Walk to Defeat ALS! Whether this is your first time walking, or you have been participating for the past 19 years, we thank you for your partnership and leadership. For those of you who are not able our available to join us in person, rest assured that you will be able to continue to Walk Your Way from wherever you call home with our support.

ALS is unrelenting as is our fight to defeat it. The Walk to Defeat ALS is much more than a one-day community gathering. It is a movement, a rally call, and a year-long effort to generate significant and necessary revenue in support of our Chapter's wraparound model of care that helps people live longer and better with ALS, while fueling global ALS research and important public policy initiatives to benefit the ALS Community.

The Walk will be held at The Park at Riverwalk in Bakersfield on Saturday, October 14, 2023. 

Below are some helpful links and tips to get you started!

Fundraising Tools   Register Now

Fundraising Tools

  • My Walk Supporters Pledge Sheet
    Print this worksheet out and keep track of your donations!
  • Deposit Slip
    Are you mailing your donations to The ALS Association Golden West Chapter before the Walk? Help them out and fill out a deposit slip!


2023 Walk to Defeat ALS T-Shirt

Participants who've raised $100 or more will receive this year's official event t-shirt! This benefit is awarded to individuals, not teams or donors, so make sure the donations to your personal fundraising record add up!

In addition to working toward one for yourself, you should spread the word to encourage your friends, family, and coworkers to earn their very own shirt.

Log into Participant Center to check your progress!


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