Walk 2 D’Feet MND

Walks 2 D’Feet MND are being held in 14 cities and towns nationwide on Sunday 25th September. Please click here to register!

This year’s walks have been organised by people whose lives have been affected by MND, and by people who are living with MND themselves. Hundreds of people who have been personally affected by MND are expected to join them.

Each walk will be between 3km and 5km on flat terrain that is child and wheelchair friendly. Half of the funds raised will go towards supporting MND research in New Zealand.


Click on your nearest city or town to find out more about your local Walk 2 D'Feet MND, or to make a donation. Please click here to register to walk. Thank you for your support!

Walk 2 D'Feet MND sponsored by

Thank you to ResMed, our Walk 2 D'Feet MND sponsor

Walks 2 D’Feet MND are being held in 14 cities and towns nationwide on Sunday, 25th of September 2016.

The early bird cost to enter the walk is $10 for an individual and $20 for a family (two adults and unlimited children). Entries received after 16 September will be $15 for an individual and $25/family. Children under 14 are free.

Buy your 2016 t-shirt here! T-shirts must be pre-ordered. Only limited merchandise will be available on the day, so make sure you order now. Online orders close on Wednesday 14 September.

We also have some great prizes to auction, and refreshments on site, so bring your wallet with you. Please bring your own water.

Half of the funds raised will go towards supporting MND research in New Zealand, and the other half will go to MND NZ to continue its crucial work providing support for people with MND and their carers.

Last year over 2,500 people joined Walks 2 D'Feet MND in six cities, and raised $75,000.

If you are able to help us with the 2016 events at a local level, including local sponsorship and spot or auction prizes, please get in touch with the local walk organiser (see below). If you'd like to be involved on a national level, please get in touch with Claire Reilly on clairereilly@orcon.net.nz.

Please direct media enquiries to Annabel McAleer, ajmcaleer@gmail.com

Updates will be posted regularly on our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/mndanz.

Please click here to register to walk.


Be a Hero!

We need walk heroes for each location. To create your own fundraising page for the Walk 2 D'Feet MND, go to your location page from the links above, and click the yellow 'Start Fundraising' button. In just a few minutes you can create your page, then start sharing the link with your friends, family and colleagues. It's a great way to show your support or honour the memory of a loved one.

Thank you for supporting us. Your fundraising efforts will make a real difference.


Online Entries

We know some people might struggle with online entries, so we are asking all you internet savvy folk to help the people around you to register, if they want to enter the walk.

If you don't have a credit card, please contact your local organiser (see below) who will assist you.

Registrations will also be available on the day ($15/adult, $25/family).

If you haven't received an email confirmation of your entry yet, you can login and resend it to yourself.

For payments made via credit card, the name that will appear on your customer and bank statement will be: Motor Neurone Disease.

The online entry is provided by EventPlus. Click here to view the EventPlus privacy policy.


Terms and Conditions

Participation in the walk is entirely at your own risk. By completing the entry form for Walk 2 D'Feet MND, you:

  • Confirm you are in good health and fit enough to take part.
  • Consent to receive medical treatment if deemed advisable.
  • Follow instructions given by the event organisers.
  • Have sole responsibility for your personal possessions and equipment.
  • Permit free use of your photograph in print and electronic media.
  • Agree that MND NZ should not be held responsible for any loss or damage incurred by you or injury to you arising from Walk 2 D'Feet MND in the absence of gross negligence by that organisation.

The MND NZ's public liability insurance is against third party damage only.

Minors under 14 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian and the parent/guardian are deemed to be fully responsible for those in their care.


Refunds & Cancellation

Unfortunately no refunds are available.

In extreme weather or force majeure the event may be cancelled at any time. In this situation entry fees are non-refundable.


Walk Organisers

Auckland: Toni Bradbourne, 0275176637
Hamilton: Helen Palmer, 078256895
Whanganui: Lana Hook
Tauranga: Tanya Gilchrist
Taupo: contact Nick, 027 495 5193 (text) or Julie, 021 130 3215
Hawkes Bay: Jodi Edwards
Waipukurau: Bek Slingsby, 0272256650
Masterton: Liz Anderson
Wellington: Sarah Wood
Golden Bay: Eco Yanaga
Christchurch: Bronwyn Simons, 0277724518
Hokitika: Merle Bradley
Dunedin: Shelly Skea
Invercargill: Nicola Leonard

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