VA2K Walk & Roll
VA2K Walk & Roll
Wed. May 18, 2022, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
VA’s 12th annual VA2K Walk & Roll event is back—in person—on May 18, 2022, at Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans’ Hospital starting promptly at 12 noon. The goal of VA2K is to move the body in support of your whole health and well-being while also helping homeless Veterans.
The community is invited to participate in the VA2K event which includes a short two-kilometer walk (1.24 miles). Registration is free; participant check-in will be open onsite from 11 – 11:45 a.m. the day of the event. Event officials encourage all VA2kers to be in the Oval at least 15 minutes prior to the event start.
Unable to join the event in person? You can still participate! Walk or roll independently Monday through Wednesday, track your steps for a 2K (2,500 steps), then post a selfie with your results on Facebook or Twitter and tag @VABedfordHCS with #VA2K.
If you are experiencing COVID symptoms or feeling unwell in any way the day of the event, we ask you to please stay home and recover.
Help homeless Veterans with a donation
To help area homeless Veterans, participants are encouraged to make voluntary donation, and VA Bedford maintains many general post funds to which the public may donate. Donations are not required in order to participate.
Since 2011, more than $2.7 million in donations of these type have been raised nationally to help homeless Veterans. VA New England Healthcare Network's secure donation form on Pay.gov may be found at https://www.pay.gov/public/form/start/52253675. We ask VA2K participants to select "Domiciliary for Homeless Veterans" as their donation program of choice.
Event parking will be available off Springs Road in the general parking area of Lot 2 and the overflow lot just below it, as well as Lot 8A. Please refrain from parking in other staff or patient parking areas. View the parking map.
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