Walk for Thought


Registration is now open!  start your team today!

Join us for the 13th Annual Walk for Thought on Sunday, October 15th, 2017 at Rentschler Field (615 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT) beginning at 11:00 am! The Walk for Thought presented, continues to be a great event for all ages. While it’s a fun day for all who participate, it’s especially emotional for brain injury survivors, their families and friends who come together to increase awareness of brain injury. The Walk for Thought is an exciting day of fun, food, games, exhibitors, and an accessible walk around the concourse. Create a team and join hundreds of walkers who will gather to increase awareness for BIAC while raising much needed funds.

Don't wait! Register by September 18th and save $5 on your registration fee and gaurantee a 2017 Walk t-shirt!

Walk Day Schedule

Registration: 11:00 a.m. to Noon

Opening Ceremonies: Noon

Walk Begins: 12:30 p.m. 

The Route

The Walk takes place on the concourse of Rentschler Field.  The Walk route is partially covered and fully wheelchair accessible.  

Forming a Team

It's fun to get family, friends and co-workers involved!  Organize a team to represent your business, employer, school, civic group or faith group.

Collecting Pledges is Easy!

  • Create your own personal fundraising page as you register online.
  • Personalize it with your own story.
  • Use email/social media to reach out to friends and family to support you as you walk.
  • Make donations online!
  • Can't make it that day?  That's okay.  Be a Virtual Walker! Join us from ANYWERE as a Virtual Walker!  
  • For fundraising inspiration and team-building ideas, download our 2017 Walk Handbook.

Why Walk?

For 35 years, BIAC has been Connecticut's partner for brain injury prevention and recovery.  Your participation in this event ensures that brain injury survivors and caregivers have somewhere to turn.  Walk with us... as we have walked with thousands of individuals whose lives have been impacted by brain injury...celebrate accomplishments and support each other.  Your support allows BIAC to provide critical information and resources to survivors and their caregivers as they recover from a brain injury, including stroke and concussion; educate caregivers, teachers, providers and veterans; and teach thousands of youth about brain injury and recognize safe behaviors to protect them.  

Sponsor or Exhibit!

Please consider sponsoring and have your organization visible to hundreds of participants, volunteers and donors at the Walk and on our BIAC communications.

  • Be a sponsor starting at $350
  • Be an exhibitor starting at $100
  • Purchase an Honor Star to honor an individual with brain injury or loved one for just $5

For any questions, contact Michelle at 860-219-0291 x 310 or by email at mbrey@biact.org