Denise D’Ascenzo Walk to Fight Rare Diseases to happen rain or shine

The second annual Denise D'Ascenzo Foundation Walk is next Saturday!
Published: Apr. 17, 2023 at 12:25 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 28, 2023 at 10:04 AM EDT
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HAMDEN, CT (WFSB) - The second annual Denise D’Ascenzo Walk to Fight Rare Diseases is set to happen on Saturday, rain or shine.

The Denise D’Ascenzo Foundation scheduled the walk for April 29 at Quinnipiac University in Hamden.

Proceeds benefits the foundation.

The Denise D’Ascenzo Foundation supports advances in medicine and health, journalistic integrity, those facing physical and mental challenges, and encouraging openness, courage and kindness.

Starting at 9 a.m., a number of indoor activities kick off, including carnival games, clowns, balloon animals, bubbles, and magicians.

The 2 mile walk kicks off at 10 a.m. Participants can walk either at Quinnipiac, located at 275 Mt. Carmel Ave., or participate virtually.

Both are $30.

The in-person course goes through the Quinnipiac campus.

Packet pickup is set for 8:30 a.m. the day of the walk.

To register for the walk, head here.

More information can be found on the JB Sports website here.