Events

EARLY BIRD Walk / Event Participants (adults & kids of all ages)

10/01 - 10/10 9:00AM PDT - 12:00PM PDT
Open to ages 5 - 99.

Virtual Run/Walk

06/13 9:00AM PDT - 12:00PM PDT
*** STEP UP FOR DYSLEXIA RESCHEDULED***

New Date: June 18, 2023

Dear Walk Participants, Sponsors, and Community,

Decoding Dyslexia Oregon has decided to postpone our 1st annual STEP UP FOR DYSLEXIA walk which was set for June 14th, 2020 because of the COVID-19/Corona Virus Outbreak.

Based on information from the Governor, CDC, and the Oregon Health Authority, postponing is the right thing to do. If any community member got sick because of our event, we would be devastated.

We will miss gathering to raise dyslexia awareness, but we hope you will join us next year on Sunday, June 18th, 2023. Your registration will be good for the rescheduled date. 

You can either decide to:

1) Join us on June 18th, 2023 and keep your registration 

2) Get a refund of your donation

3) Get a refund of registration fees and all purchases

PLEASE tell us your preferences below**! 

**Please note: if you need to choose more than one option, please do one at a time, refresh your browser, and enter a new response. That is all you need to do. We will update your request for you. 

With love and care for you and our community.

Decoding Dyslexia Oregon Team

 

Here Are Your Options:

We will transfer your registration and all purchases to the new event date of June 18, 2023. We look forward to having you join us! 

Our plan is to use walk donations to offer online educational webinars during these unprecedented times. If this is not of interest to you, we would be happy to refund your donation. 

We understand. We know many of us are finding ourselves in unpredictable circumstances. We hope you can join us another time!

Walk Website

Additional walk information can be found at http://www.decodingdyslexiaor.org/step-up-4-dyslexia/.

Place
Oaks Park Amusement Part
7805 SE Oaks Park Way
Portland, OR US 97202
Description

JOIN US AND STEP UP FOR DYSLEXIA! 

This family-friendly event is a 1-mile walk to raise awareness for kids with dyslexia. Kids are encouraged to create and become their favorite superhero! Be creative, think out-side-the-box, or invent your own superhero costume! Enjoy art activities, bubble mania, Zumba warmup and more! Walkers can get discounted deluxe ride bracelets to Oaks Amusement Park for the entire day after the walk for a greatly reduced retail rate! This is a fun way to raise awareness and connect with your community while supporting kids who learn differently and the work of Decoding Dyslexia Oregon.

 

SCHEDULE OF THE DAY

  • 9 - 10:30 am  Registration - (Get your t-shirt, snacks, and purchased ride bracelet, and capes)
  • 9 - 10:30 am Activities  
    • Musical Petting Zoo
    • Photo Booth
    • Arts Corner
    • Assistive Technology Table
  • 10:30 am  Welcome Address - Jared Blank
  • 10:40 am  Special Acknowledgements
  • 10:45 am  Prizes
  • 10:50 am  Zumba Warmup
  • 11:00 am  Walk Begins!
  • 12 pm Park Opens - Ride the Rides!
  • 12 - 3 pm Sheltered Picnic area reserved for families (bring /buy lunch)

 

LOCATION

Oaks Amusement Park | 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, Oregon 97202 | Area 1 (Near the Dance Pavillion)

 

ROUTE LENGTH

1-mile paved loop (fully accessible)

 

COST

Early Bird (March 15th - May 13th) 

Late Bird (May 14th - June 7th)

  • The registration fee is $14. T-shirts are not guaranteed for pick up on walk day. However, T-shirts will be mailed ASAP. You may also choose to buy deluxe ride bracelets at check out for $16 each. 

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

You may register to participate up to one week prior to the race (deadline June 7th).  To be able to get a T-shirt on race day, register on or before May 13th during Early Bird Registration. People that register as Late Birds, after May 13th, are not guaranteed a T-shirt on race day. T-shirts will be mailed ASAP.

 

FOOD

Pack a picnic or get your lunch at the Park! Picnic tables available for your use. Snacks and water included.

 

FUNDRAISING AND TEAM DETAILS:

When registering, don’t forget to create a Personal Fundraising Page You do not need to participate in the walk to create a Fundraiser and support this event. Or another fun option is to create or join a Fundraising Team Prizes for:
* Most donations raised by an Individual Fundraiser
* Most donations raised by a Fundraising Team
* Best Team and Individual Costume

 

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!

Know anyone who might be interested in helping us on the day of the event? We need volunteers to help with set-up, clean-up, registration, the T-shirt tent and so much more. All interested volunteers should visit our volunteer page for more information about event day roles and responsibilities. Click here for more details and to sign up!

 

CONTACT info@decodingdyslexiaor.org

 

Walk Contact Info

If you have any questions about this walk, click the button below.

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