Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Please review the questions and answers below regarding this event.

How do I get to the Walk?

The Walk begins and ends at Olympic Village Square, 1650 Manitoba Street in Vancouver, at the intersection of Manitoba Street and Athletes Way, near Creekside Community and Fitness Centre and London Drugs. TransLink provides easy access to the Walk. Nearby stations include Expo Line at Main Street - Science World and on the Canada Line at Olympic Village.

Where can I park?

Pay parking is available around the park, including:

- Creekside Community and Fitness Centre, 1 Athletes Way

- EasyPark, 1500 Quebec Street

Are there washrooms?

Washrooms are located at Creekside Community and Fitness Centre, just a half a block from Olympic Village Square.

Is the Walk wheelchair accessible?


What do I need to bring with me to the event?

Dress for the weather! Remember your pledge form and any cash pledges or cheques you have collected. Remember to consider a costume as well, to participate in our Huntington Heroes theme!

Need help with your costume?

Superhero masks are available for the first 160 adults and 32 children to arrive on the 15th, courtesy of a kind donor!

Plus, check out these local businesses:

Carol's Costume Corner (152 2nd Street E, North Vancouver, 604-986-4880) have costumes for purchase at steep discounts!

More Madness (5558 Lane Street, Burnaby, 604-734-8865) is offering a 25% discount on costume purchases for those participating in the Huntington Heroes Walk to Cure!

What is there to do after the Walk?

Enjoy the best trailside lunch in the city, along with face painting and balloons for the kids.

What time should I arrive?

Registration opens at 10:00 a.m. with the Walk beginning at 11:00 a.m. and lunch to follow.

What happened to the Hike for Huntingtons?

The Hike for Huntingtons is now known as the BC Walk to Cure Huntington Disease, an event similair to those held across Canada. The Walk is still the primary fundraiser for the BC Chapter and supports research and programs for families affected by HD, such as the Huntington Disease Resource Centre at UBC.

This new venue will increase the awareness of HD and provide space for the event to grow. 

How can I volunteer for the Walk?

If you're interested in volunteering, please email