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 walker/runner? Click here for details. If you have further questions, please contact Charvonne Holliday at 814-299-5969 or i[email protected].
2. How do I find out more information about The WILLStrong Foundation?
Please visit us at www.willstrongfoundation.org for more details!
3. What are the Race Options and Schedules?
The walk/run will consist of one mile increments, for a total of five miles. We encourage walkers/runners to set a personal goal of how far you wish to walk or run. The event will begin at 10:00 am sharp.
4. How can I purchase additional WILLStrong Tshirts?
The WILLStrong Legacy T-shirt as well as the latest WILLStrong apparel are available for purchase online (willstrongfoundation.org/store) and will also be available after the walk/run at our WILLStrong Finish Line Festival.
5. What Does Pledging to the Run Mean, Exactly?
By committing to this event, and pledging to raise money for its success, you are helping raise invaluable fund to promote scholarship, community development, and health in the Greater Johnstown community. We are dedicated to this population and all proceeds raised from the event will allow us to offer academic scholarships to area youth and facilitate community development activities. This year, the proceeds will benefit the Wilfred and Karen (Carter) Brandon Scholarship, which is coordinated by the WILLStrong Foundation and the Community Foundation of the Alleghenies, and the Women's Help Center of Johnstown, PA.
6. How can my sponsors submit payment?
Online contributions can be made by credit card on the runner’s personalized page found on our event website, wizathon.com/willstrong. Just make sure to tell your sponsors to select your name from the list of runners.
No! The walk/run is designed as a day of fun and fitness for the whole family. The event is designed with you in mind. The number of miles you walk/run is totally up to you. Shuttles will be available to event participants.
In addition to the walk/run, a finish line festival will be held immediately following the walk/run.
Meet us at the finish line for fun and community fellowship. The finish line festival will feature face painting, games, cool giveaways and raffles, music by DJ Prospect, and food items for sale.
8. Do You Run Alone or as a Team?
Either! Participants can walk/run alone or create their own team to walk/run through a relatively flat course.
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 or transferable.
10. Is parking available?
Ample street parking is available. Please allow sufficient time for parking and registration.
11. I need to book a hotel. Where should I stay?
We recommend the following areas, which are all relatively close to the event. Please mention that you will participate in the WILLStrong Walk/Run Race.