Frequently Asked Questions
1. How do I begin?
Want to Participate?
Just register here and join us!
You can now create and manage your own personal page, share your photos, goals and get sponsors.
Want to sponsor a participant? Click here for details.
If you have further questions, please contact Robert Wahmann.
2. What is the Walk Schedule?
Since a virtual walk is one you can walk anywhere…anytime it is good for those who don’t have the time, aren’t close to a live event or can’t physically participate. Click here to view a guide that’s full of ideas to help you plan your own Virtual Walk (or another fundraising event) and help support the fight against Neuroendocrine Cancer.
3. What Does Pledging to the Walk Mean, Exactly?
By committing to this event, and pledging to raise money for its success, you are helping raise invaluable funds toward improving the lives of thousands who suffer from Neuroendocrine Cancer.
We are dedicated to this underserved population and proceeds raised from the walk will allow us to build on the programs we currently offer. With your support, we will continue to educate and support the neuroendocrine cancer community by raising awareness of NET, providing support for caregivers and people with NETs, and funding NET cancer research.
We wish you all the success possible. Train, set and achieve new goals, enjoy the walk… and get all the sponsors you can, so when you cross that finish line, we will all be winners – you, and all the people in the neuroendocrine cancer community that need our help!
4. How can my sponsors submit payment?
Online contributions can be made by credit card on the walker's personalized page found on this website. Just make sure to tell your sponsors to select your name from the list of walkers.
Checks may be made out to NCAN, Inc. The mailing address is: 2480 Hull Ave, North Bellmore, NY 11710. Let your sponsors know that they should tell us who they are sponsoring.
5. I am concerned that I might not be able to raise the required funds. Will I be able to do it?
Even if you've never raised money before, our materials and strategies will make it easy for you to solicit and collect sponsorships from friends, family, colleagues, neighbors, and others. Experience has shown that it is not only possible, but enjoyable, to set and reach your goals. Please refer to the sample letters found on your personal fundraising page center, that explains the programs the Run supports, and you will be surprised to see how quickly friends, family, and co-workers will respond to your request to help this wonderful cause. Just remember to make it personal as well, as you want them to know that they are sponsoring YOU and YOUR efforts! And, as many companies offer charitable donation matching programs, make sure to ask your sponsors to check with their employers, as it will help you meet your goal ever more quickly.
6. Is the Walk only for Experienced Walkers?
No! The Walk is your own time for fun and fitness. or to just contribute to the cause.
Walkers also get a free tee-shirt and pedometer.
7. Do You Walk Alone or as a Team?
Either! Participants can walk alone or create their own team.
8. I have never done a walk before. Will I be able to finish?
Absolutely! If you have a concern, check with your doctor to make sure you physically able to walk, then get moving. Click here for helpful hints on having your event.
9. Is there a refund/exchange policy?
Yes. If a donation was made accidentally or for the wrong amount, simply make us aware of the issue and we will be happy to make any necessary refunds, changes or corrections. Race registration fees are not refundable.