33rd Annual Thad & Alice Eure Walk for Hope & Virtual Option

33rd Annual Thad & Alice Eure Walk for Hope & Virtual Option


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Sun, October 10, 2021 @ 10:00


9401 Glenwood Ave
Raleigh, NC 27617

33rd Annual Thad & Alice Eure Walk for Hope
Walk & Festival

The Angus Barn • Raleigh, NC
Sunday, October 10, 2021
Walk for Hope: 10 a.m. • Festival: 10:30 a.m. 


In the 32 years since it began, our flagship charity event has helped raise millions of dollars towards better understanding and treatments of illnesses like depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, postpartum depression, schizophrenia, and anorexia.

Each year, thousands of participants come together at the Angus Barn in Raleigh to walk a 5K route to show solidarity for family, friends, and community members living with a mental illness. After the walk is over, we celebrate our achievement with a family-friendly afternoon of food, games, music, and prizes. Can't make it in person this year? Join us VIRTUALLY instead or simply make a DONATION! We're beefing up our virtual option so you can create your own Experience of Hope.

100% of the money raised by participants directly funds local mental illness research at the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Psychiatry. And, as critically, it helps call attention to the stigma and significance of these often invisible illnesses, which now due to the pandemic affect as many as 1 in 3 American adults.

Every step gives us hope, and hope keeps us moving forward. In 2021, we're bringing the Walk back bigger and better than before. Walk with us.

Note: We're prepared to creatively reimagine the Walk as a DRIVE-THRU event again if we must, but we're thinking positively and moving forward with our plans to make the 33rd Walk for Hope better than ever!


Event Day Pricing: Walk and Festival

The Walk for Hope is more than a community event - it's a huge fundraiser for the research and treatment of mental illnesses. Whether you're participating in-person or virtually, all pricing is the same! Walk, then stay on the Angus Barn property to enjoy the festivities! All participants will receive a wristband for admission to the Walk for Hope and to the festival.

Children 5 and under are free.

Walk for Hope


The Walk for Hope is a fun 5K (3.1 miles) route that begins at the Angus Barn on Hwy 70, goes up Glenwood Ave  into Umstead Park, turns around at the Umstead Visitor Center, and returns to the Angus Barn. If you have small children or just aren't feeling a full 5K, we've also got a lovely 1-mile family fun natue hike around the Angus Barn Lake! Click here to view a map of the 5K route.

Want to run? You can do an untimed, unofficial run of the 5K route at 9:00am! Crush those miles, then join your team and cool down on the Walk!

Join thousands of members of our community to raise awareness and desperately needed funds for mental illness research. 
Walk for Hope Start Times

Registration: Opens at 7:30 a.m.
Walk: Steps off at 10 a.m.


All day long, we're hosting a family-friendly festival with music, games, face-painting, balloon art, ice cream, funnel cake, a juggler, pony rides, beer, and more! The festival starts at 10:30 a.m., but we encourage you to come early - you'll get breakfast, dance along with Stormy and MIX 101.5 to get warmed up, and cheer on the Walk as it kicks off! Then enjoy all the activities, a delicious lunch from the Angus Barn, and celebrate with our top fundraisers as they win incredible prizes.

And the best part is: you don't have to do the 5K Walk to participate. Come out any time to enjoy the day!


Virtual Option

If you can't attend the Walk for Hope, or would prefer to support us from afar, we'd love to have you join us VIRTUALLY on October 10! You get to pick the details of your virtual experience: what time, where, and how far you go. Our virtual participants still have a HUGE impact on fundraising and make an incredible difference!

Registration for the VIRTUAL Option includes a t-shirt and armband, and your registration fee can be fundraised! Participants are welcome to pick up their t-shirts at the Early Check-In Days or we will be happy to mail them to you after the Walk for Hope event.

Early Check-In Days

Beat the crowd and save time! Prior to Event Day, participants can register, turn in collection envelopes, and pick up T-shirts and armbands at the Angus Barn.

We STRONGLY encourage all participants – IN-PERSON and VIRTUAL - to pre-register and attend Early Check-In days.
  • Thursday, October 7: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Friday, October 8: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday October 9: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Same-Day Registration

Walk for Hope registration opens at 7:30 a.m. The Walk for Hope begins at 10 a.m.

To encourage early registration and check-in, ALL Event Day prices increase by $5.

Fundraising - Go above and beyond!
The Walk for Hope is more than just a community walk - it's a huge fundraiser that directly supports the research and treatment of mental illness.Most of our Walkers raise the money they need to participate; the average participant in the Walk for Hope raises a minimum of $150. Help us make this 33rd year our biggest fundraising effort ever!


Due to the evolving situation with COVID-19, should the Walk for Hope transition to a virtual event, all registration fees are final and 100% will be included in your total fundraising contribution to our critical mission of funding mental illness research.

Event Day Details

Event Day Details & FAQ

What time should I arrive?

Onsite registration and check-in opens at 7:30 a.m. for the Walk for Hope, which begins at 10:00 a.m. sharp. The Festival officially starts at 10:30 a.m., but arrive anytime to enjoy a light breakfast and visit with onsite vendors. All pre-registered participants who have their t-shirt and armband can proceed quickly through the entrance checkpoint. Participants needing to register onsite, turn in money, and/or pick up their t-shirt and wristband will be directed to the onsite registration area. Staff and volunteers will be available to assist you!

Where should I park?

Parking is available just minutes away from the Angus Barn at 8081 Arco Corporate Drive, near the exit of Lumley Road and I-540. Follow the Walk parking signs! There are no drop-offs at the Angus Barn, but FREE Walk shuttles will be available 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Walk itself takes off from and returns to the Angus Barn restaurant, located at 9401 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27617.
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What is there to eat?

Breakfast items will be provided before the Walk. All registered participants are welcome to join the Festival at the Angus Barn starting at 10:30am, with kids’ activities, great food, music and more.

Can I bring my dog?

No. Pets are not allowed at this event (with the exception of certified assistance animals). Please leave your pets at home.

Are there rest stops and bathrooms?

Rest stops with water and snacks are available along the route, and port-a-potties are located throughout the festival area onsite at the Angus Barn property. There are also Hopemobiles available along the route for anyone who needs a ride.

Can I walk with a stroller?

Yes absolutely! If you bring a child, please remember to bring a stroller, infant carrier, baby jogger or wagon.

Can I run?

We love our runners! While we can't offer a timed, official Race for Steak this year, runners are welcome to take off at 9:00am for an unofficial and untimed chance to run the 5K route. Then you can meet up with your team and cool off on the Walk!

What happens if there is bad weather?

The Walk for Hope takes off in rain or sunshine. In the event of severe weather, we will post updates on our website and social media accounts. There are no refunds of the registration fee.

How do I win prizes?

All registered participants receive a T-shirt and are invited to join our post-Walk celebration with kids’ activities, food, music and more! Those attending the Walk for Hope in-person will be entered into our on-site raffle for dozens of great prizes! VIRTUAL participants will be entered into a separate drawing for three $100 Angus Barn gift cards. The top 10 overall fundraisers and the top 3 overall teams receive special prizes and recognition. Drawings for raffle prizes will be held on Monday, October 11.

What happens to my registration fee if the Walk can’t happen in person?

Due to the evolving situation with COVID-19, we will be prepared to transition to a Drive-Thru event again if we must. All registration fees are final and 100% will be included in your total fundraising contribution to our critical mission of funding mental illness research. If you need to change your registration type, we can help with that! Just give us a call at 919-781-WALK or email walkforhope@walkforhope.com and we will be happy to assist you.


COVID-19 Precautions

The health, safety, and well-being of our staff, volunteers, and participants is of the utmost importance to us. We will be strictly following all CDC, state, and local government guidelines and safety protocols at the Walk for Hope.

As plans for the Walk for Hope evolve, we'll post our health and safety processes here!

If you are not comfortable joining us in-person at the Walk for Hope this year, please consider participating VIRTUALLY or mkaing a DONATION!


2021 Sponsors


Leaders of Hope
Leaders of Hope
Angus Barn
Sponsor Angus Barn
Leaders of Hope
Axis Corrugated Container
Sponsor Axis Corrugated Container
Leaders of Hope
Capital Broadcasting Company, Inc
Sponsor Capital Broadcasting Company, Inc
Leaders of Hope
Delta Air Lines
Sponsor Delta Air Lines
Leaders of Hope
Yardi Systems, Inc
Sponsor Yardi Systems, Inc
Partners of Hope
Partners of Hope
Fred Anderson
Sponsor Fred Anderson
Partners of Hope
Long Beverage
Sponsor Long Beverage
Partners of Hope
Pepsi Bottling Ventures
Sponsor Pepsi Bottling Ventures
Partners of Hope
UNC Rex Healthcare
Sponsor UNC Rex Healthcare
Partners of Hope
Westgate Auto Group
Sponsor Westgate Auto Group
Circle of Hope
Circle of Hope
Baker Roofing
Sponsor Baker Roofing
Circle of Hope
Mako Medical Laboratories
Sponsor Mako Medical Laboratories
Circle of Hope
Sponsor mpiTOO
Circle of Hope
Seby Jones Family Foundation

Seby Jones Family Foundation

Circle of Hope
Triangle Downtowner Magazine
Sponsor Triangle Downtowner Magazine
Circle of Hope
US Foods
Sponsor US Foods
Friends of Hope
Friends of Hope
Bayleaf Veterinary Hospital
Sponsor Bayleaf Veterinary Hospital
Friends of Hope
CPI Security Systems
Sponsor CPI Security Systems
Friends of Hope
First Citizens Bank
Sponsor First Citizens Bank
Friends of Hope
Golden Corral
Sponsor Golden Corral
Friends of Hope
Greenbrook TMS Centers
Sponsor Greenbrook TMS Centers
Friends of Hope
Gregory Poole
Sponsor Gregory Poole
Friends of Hope
Holly Hill Hospital
Sponsor Holly Hill Hospital
Friends of Hope
Larry's Coffee
Sponsor Larry's Coffee
Friends of Hope
Mitchell's Academy
Sponsor Mitchell's Academy
Friends of Hope
Raleigh Magazine
Sponsor Raleigh Magazine
Friends of Hope
Raleigh Neurosurgical Clinic, Inc
Sponsor Raleigh Neurosurgical Clinic, Inc
Friends of Hope
Royal Cup Coffee
Sponsor Royal Cup Coffee
Friends of Hope
Triangle Shooting Academy
Sponsor Triangle Shooting Academy
Friends of Hope
Triangle Springs
Sponsor Triangle Springs
Ambassadors of Hope
Ambassadors of Hope
Alliance Health
Sponsor Alliance Health
Ambassadors of Hope
American Asset Corporation
Sponsor American Asset Corporation
Ambassadors of Hope
Capital Promotions
Sponsor Capital Promotions
Ambassadors of Hope
Jocky & Kit Creasy

Jocky & Kit Creasy

Ambassadors of Hope
Sponsor Curi
Ambassadors of Hope
MindPath Care Centers
Sponsor MindPath Care Centers
Ambassadors of Hope
Patio Pro
Sponsor Patio Pro
Ambassadors of Hope
Sponsor PDQ
Ambassadors of Hope
Sponsor RaceReach
Ambassadors of Hope
Sage Therapeutics
Sponsor Sage Therapeutics
Ambassadors of Hope
Salt Wine Company

Salt Wine Company

Ambassadors of Hope
Syneos Health
Sponsor Syneos Health
Ambassadors of Hope
Tate Agency

Tate Agency

Ambassadors of Hope
Taylor's Wine Shop
Sponsor Taylor's Wine Shop
Ambassadors of Hope
Sponsor WakeMed
Ambassadors of Hope
Wake Stone Corporation
Sponsor Wake Stone Corporation
Ambassadors of Hope
White Dahlia
Sponsor White Dahlia

Walk Buddies

42nd St. Oyster Bar FreshPoint Reddy Ice
American Label Tech GFL Environmental Rucci Productions
Anthony Property Group Golf Cart Guy Sassool
Backyard Bistro Health & Healing Magazine Shankle Sound
Bunn DJ Company INDY Week Southeastern Paper
Capital City Customs Lamm Corporate Southern Charm
Carolina Woman Mellow Mushroom Steve Smallman Inspections
Circa Magazine Neomonde Umstead State Park
Colliers International North Raleigh Periodontics United Site Services
Custom Engraving & Trophy Pasadena Villa Outpatient Veritas Collaborative
Dan Thompson Agency Performance Foods - IFH Wake Living
The Embers Perkins Counseling Wake Orthopaedics
Ford's Produce Raleigh Diamond Ward's Produce
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