2:00 pm - On site registration and tents open, musical entertainment by  DJ Danny of Lights Camera DJs, face painting by Nicole Sikora, snacks and refreshments open
2:30 pm - Zumba Warmup by Movimiento Fitness & Wellness
2:45 pm – Opening Ceremony & Ribbon-cutting
3:00 pm – 3 mile walk  begins 
5:00 pm - Walk and all festivities end

We encourage you to arrive early (before 3:00 pm) to enjoy the sponsors and activities.

The walk is rain or shine.

Calf Pasture Beach
Calf Pasture Beach Road
Norwalk, CT 06851 

There is plenty of free parking at Calf Pasture Beach. Please tell the parking attendant that you are attending the Walk to End Lupus Now and there will not be a charge to park.

Calf Pasture Beach Regulations:

  • Dogs are not permitted unless they are service dogs and are wearing the appropriate jacket.  There is a $100 fine for anyone seen with a dog on premise from the City of Norwalk and this is enforced.
  • Please refrain from bringing any glass items or glass bottles on Walk day as they are not permitted.
  • Drones are not permitted

Site: The WTELN CT-Norwalk will take place next to Ripka’s Beach Café on the grassy area as shown on the site map below:

 Calf Pasture Beach


  • Our permitted walk route starts from Calf Pasture Beach and continues around Shady Beach and loops back around the parking lot and back to Calf Pasture Beach. Walkers will complete the route twice to complete the full 3 miles.  
  • Stay on the sidewalks to the best of your ability.
  • The route is approximately 3 miles. You may turn around at any point.
  • Students from the New Canaan Theatre group will be cheering our walkers along the route. Please respect the volunteers directing traffic on the route.
  • There will be along the 3 mile route.


  • There are bathrooms located at Calf Pasture Beach and Shady Beach with handicap accessibility.

Registration & Donations:

  • Please check in at the Registration area when you first arrive to turn in any donations.
  • Registration is open on Walk day - if you need to register that morning, please stop by the Registration Tent first to fill out a registration form. 
  • Donations will be accepted on-site by cash, check payable to the Lupus Foundation of America, and credit card. Please print and bring this donation/registration form to the walk so your donations are properly credited to your fundraising page. We will have additional forms available at the walk.
  • Please note, if you register online on October 19, 2019 after 5 pm, your registration may not be on our check-in list on walk day but you can fill out a registration form when you arrive. Thank you for your understanding.

WTELN Prizes:

  • Registered walkers who raised $100 or more will earn the walk t-shirt (donations must be credited to the Walker individually - one t-shirt per registered walker).
  • Registered walkers who raise $1,000 or more will earn a medal and a t-shirt. 
  • T-shirts and medals my be picked up in the Registration Tent. All other prizes will be sent by mail about 6 weeks after the Walk. See all fundraising prizes here


There are several great booths at the walk including the kid's zone, the shade tent, the Lupus Foundation of America resources tent as well as refreshments from Stop & Shop, ShopRite, Trader Joe’s, PopCorners, YumEarth, and Walter Stewart’s Market. Our generous sponsors will also host on-site booths visit them for information, giveaways and great activities. Representatives from GlaxoSmithKline, Yale New Haven Health, Fairfield Family Health, and WEBE 108 will be at the Walk, be sure to stop by their booth to say hello! 

Get your team picture taken by our wonderful volunteer photographers: Chris Hann, Dina Messina, Bruce Anderson, and Serendipity Magazine.

Get Social:
Share your experience on social media using #WTELNCTNORWALK.  Connect on our Instagram page @lfa_northeast or in our WTELN CT-Norwalk Facebook group.

Special thanks to our awesome volunteers for volunteering their time to ensure a great day!

Thank you to our Generous Corporate Sponsors

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Media Sponsors 

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