Walk in the Parks 2010!Come help me and others cure childhood cancer and enjoy a day at a SF park!
From Anthony MurphyWell, Six Flags is on the ball this year and has opened the "Walk in the Parks" events across the US.
Posted February 1, 2010 at 1:17 PM
Basically, its a Walk around your local Six Flags Park to raise money for curing Childhood Cancer. The main charity, Cure Kids Cancer, works with local hospitals to provide funds to treat, house, and hopefully cure cancer. At SFGA, its Children's Memorial Hospital. So I want to hear from all of you out there if any of you are doing this great event.
Go to walkintheparks.org to sign up!
To join my team, the Magic Makers, as SFGA, go to:
Comments in chronological order. Most recent at the bottom. Scroll down to respond.
From James RaoSince I will not be anywhere near a Six Flags park in mid-July, can I just register a donation for your team, Anthony?
Posted February 2, 2010 at 7:24 PM
From Anthony MurphyYeah, that is so kind! However, that is not the reason I mention it......
Posted February 2, 2010 at 10:19 PM
I simply wanted to get the word out because Walk in the Parks has not done a great job advertising this wonderful event. It became a big deal in Illinois because a 7 year old girl asked Oprah (a Chicagoan) to join her team. While SFGA and SFGAdv do well with participants (likely because of their locations), the smaller SF parks do not get the amount of participants.
To give to my team, I guess you need to give under my name because this year's site does not seem to give to teams, just individuals.
From Nick MarkhamI wish it was for diabetes as since my sister was diagnosed a year from last week, my mom would be willing to fly us to any park just to do that!
Posted February 3, 2010 at 6:27 AM
From Anthony MurphyWell the SFGA does go to Children's Memorial Hospital that takes care of life threatening diseases no matter if its cancer or not.
Posted February 3, 2010 at 7:25 PM
From Anthony MurphyI also put a link to TPI from my site!
Posted February 7, 2010 at 3:23 PM
Still looking for teammates......
From Anthony MurphyHere is a video that Six Flags just put out with Cobie Calliat (sorry if I massively misspelled her name!)
Posted March 3, 2010 at 1:41 PM
From Robert NilesI kicked in 10 bucks, folks. C'mon, help him out. Good cause and all.
Posted March 4, 2010 at 5:40 PM
From Anthony MurphyThank you for the help Robert!
Posted March 4, 2010 at 7:41 PM
I am really hoping people will join at their local SF park!
From James RaoI agree with Robert, ya bums! Get off yer duffs and join Anthony's team! After all, he's one of us!
Posted March 4, 2010 at 8:42 PM
Follow the link provided above and click on Anthony's name (middle of the page) to see if you are on his team. If you are not listed, rectify the problem immediately!
From Anthony MurphyBTW, I have a link from my page on Walk in the Parks to here and TPI! Go out and join this worthy cause!
Posted March 5, 2010 at 9:16 AM
From Anthony MurphyI need your guys help!
Posted March 13, 2010 at 9:24 AM
The "big gun" finally joined and is raising money. Yes, I am talking about the 8 year old who has raised over 10,000 over the last two times doing it. In fact, she even got Oprah to help her out last year!
Help me keep up with her! Currently, I am only $2 in front of her! I knew this was going to happen :)
From Anthony MurphyWell, she passed me up!
Posted March 16, 2010 at 11:52 AM
Oh well, its for a good cause! Her goal is also 5X mine!
From Anthony MurphyDid anybody join at their local SF park or at Great America?
Posted March 25, 2010 at 9:16 AM
From Anthony MurphyAnybody? Bueler?
Posted April 5, 2010 at 1:58 PM
From James RaoMy "local" Six Flags is 4 hours away, and while I will be visiting in June, that's about all I have planned for it this summer. Sorry. I did contribute to your cause, tho!
Posted April 6, 2010 at 3:01 AM
From Anthony MurphyThank you again James!
Posted April 6, 2010 at 7:54 AM
But you are telling me that nobody on the greatest Theme Park website is doing this? Come on now! There has to be some SF fans! I was expecting some SFGAdv people or something!
I am getting my pants beaten off me again by this cute little girl who is just killing everybody in raising money. Its for a good cause though! She even got Oprah to help!
From Anthony O'NealI'm thinking about this. Thanks for the heads-up!
Posted April 10, 2010 at 6:56 PM
From Anthony MurphyIts a week away!
Posted June 19, 2010 at 8:24 AM
Anybody who wants to join me or help! go to
From Anthony MurphySix Flags is very close to their goal!
Posted June 23, 2010 at 8:30 PM
Join or help out at:
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