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Event Details

Event Details

At Take Steps, we’ll come together to honor the journeys of those living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Every step we take, and every dollar we raise will create awareness, fund critical research, and show everyone touched by this isolating disease that they are not alone.

Event Schedule
Trailhead Check-In Area Opens: 10:00 AM
Dedication Ribbon Ceremony: 11:15 AM

We have made the decision to hold this year’s Take Steps earlier than was previously planned. We will take a moment to recognize fathers and father-figures while ensuring you have as much time as possible to spend with those you care about. We hope you will embrace a Father's Day Take Steps as a meaningful way to spend some time with the father-figures in their life. Together, we will experience the Take Steps Effect while raising critical funds toward our mission of finding cures for IBD!

Location & Parking
Address: North Shore Riverfront Park
Parking Details: FREE parking in Gold Lot 1A

Walk Route Length
The walk will follow along the riverwalk, near PNC Park, and finish behind the restaurants on the North Shore brick walk way. In total, the walk is less than a mile.

Bathroom Access
There will be bathroom access on site.


Start at our Trailhead area. Check-in, submit donations, and IBD patients — you’ll find a special green T-shirt!

Next, grab a Dedication Ribbon that represents your connection to IBD. Hold on to it for our Dedication Ribbon Ceremony!

Head over to Base Camp to learn more about support and resources — and our work towards IBD cures.

At Base Camp, select your Badges. Wear them proudly to show your connection to the IBD community!

Your IBD journey is unique — and important. Patients and caregivers, add a marker on our IBD Journey Map in honor of where you've been and where we're headed: Mt. Remission & IBD cures.

Join in on fun activities and crafts for kids of all ages at Camp Oasis Corner!

Let patients and caregivers know they’re not alone when you participate in the Dedication Ribbon Ceremony.

There are more areas to explore and enjoy while at Take Steps. From our photo area at Mt. Remission, to Trailblazer Lodge for our Top Fundraisers, and more — there is fun for all ages. We can’t wait to see you!


Do you follow us on social? Use the hashtags #TakeSteps and #TakeStepsEffect to interact with us and share all of the fun at Take Steps.


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