13th Annual Walk for Thought

Sep 10
Hosted by:Brain Injury Alliance of ...
September 10, 2016 at 12:00am to
September 17, 2016 at 12:00am
Goal: $50,000
$10,308 4 21% Complete

Event Details

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The 2016 Walk for Thought will be held in three venues this year:

1) Appleton/NE Wisconsin - Hessakker Park, 1509 E. Lincoln Ave, Little Chute, WI (August 6, 2016)

2) Brookfield/Milwaukee - Fox Brook Park - 2925 North Barker Road, Brookfield, WI (September 17, 2016)

3) Madison - State Capitol Grounds, gather at King St. entrance (September 10, 2016)

The Walk will be held in parks and be followed by a complimentary picnic!


Registration: Adult: $25, Survivors: $15, Children 6-12: $10, Children 0-5: Free (note no T-shirt for this group)

Each participant who is registered will receive a Walk for Thought T-shirt.  If not pre-registered a T-shirt will not be guaranteed.
If you are unable to walk with us please consider supporting our mission of the prevention of brain injury and the full participation in life for individuals with brain injury.

Go to www.biaw.org to print out a 2016 WALK brochure and donation form or click here if you want to register and collect donations in person.


10:00 am Registration/Check-in

11:00 am Welcome Ceremony

Walk and Picnic to follow


We are looking for volunteers at all locations.  Please call the office at 262-790-9660 to find out what opportunities there are!

About Us

A brain injury can happen to anyone at anytime.  An accident, a fall, a bump, no matter how small, can change everything.

The Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin (BIAW) is here to help.  We provide education, advocacy, prevention, information & resources, and support services to brain injury survivors, their families, and the people who serve them throughout the State.

BIAW is a non-profit organization that brings together people with brain injuries, their families, friends, and concerned professionals.  Our mission is the prevention of brain injury and the full participation in life for individuals with brain injury.


Interested in sponsoring the walk? View the sponsorship guide here and mail this form to the office at 6409 Odana Rd, Ste 1H, Madison, WI 53719. If you have further questions please e-mail the office at admin@biaw.org or call 262-790-9660.

Our Sponsors

Thank you for your support!                     



Honorary Chair

Brookfield Honorary Chair:

NAME: Dennis Krause, radio voice of the Milwaukee Bucks

Dennis Krause is the host of The Roundtable and Dennis Krause Show on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel. He is the longtime host of “Packers Preview” before every game on the Green Bay Packers Radio Network. For the last 20 years, he has provided analysis for home games on the Milwaukee Bucks Radio Network. He is also a stroke survivor.  Dennis is a 5-time Wisconsin Sportscaster of the Year and is a member of the Silver Circle Emmy Award winners.

Appleton/NE WI Honorary Chair:

NAME: Mary Jo Brokaw



Madison Honorary Chair:

NAME: Dawn Cieszynski



  1. Where is the WALK?

    • Brookfield/Milwaukee: Fox Brook Park

    • Appleton/NE WI: Hessakker Park

    • Madison: Capitol Square

  2. What if it rains?

    • The walk will take place rain or shine. Make sure to dress for the weather.

  3. Is there a registration fee?

    • Yes, the registration fee for all locations is $25 for adults, $15 for survivors, $10 for children 12 and under.

    • Everyone, who is pre-registered, will receive a t-shirt with their registration fee. 

  4. What sizes do the t-shirts come in?

    • Adult sizes: S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL

    • Children sizes: S, M, L

  5. Should I pre-register?

    • Yes, if you pre-register by the deadline you will be guaranteed a t-shirt

  6. Do I have to be part of a team?

    • No, you may registerand walk as an individual.

  7. What's the minimum number to start a team?

    • A team consists of five or more people.

  8. Can I collect donations?

    • Yes, collecting donations is encouraged.

    • Donations can be sent to the BIAW office or can be made online.

    • Donations can also be turned in the day of the walk.

    • Participants who collect $100 or more two days before your walk will be entered into a prize give away. Must be present to win.

  9. Where does the money go?

    • All money raised will benefit the Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin. It will help us to provide resource materials, and programs and services to individuals with brain injury and their families throughout the state.

  10. Are dogs allowed at the Walk locations?

    • check each location for regulations.  Leashed dogs are allowed at most parks.

  11. How do I register?

    • You can register online

    • You can fill out a registration form (found at www.biaw.org) and mail it or fax it to the BIAW office.