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The Walk for the Babies is a 5K walk-a-thon for the care of drug-exposed infants at Pediatric Interim Care Center. The 2019 walk will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Kent Station Shopping Center.

The walk-a-thon raises critically needed funds for the care of newborns withdrawing from prenatal drug exposures at Pediatric Interim Care Center in Kent.  PICC is the only facility in Washington State providing 24-hour interim nursing care for drug-affected and medically fragile infants. Last year's Walk for the Babies raised more than $27,000.

PICC extends special thanks to Kent Station, Duke’s Chowder House, and Road Runner Sports for hosting the Walk for the Babies, and to our truly Grand Sponsors, Mutual of Enumclaw Insurance and Moneytree.

 
2019 Walk for the Babies
When: 10/05/2019 at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Kent Station Shopping Center
417 Ramsay Way
Kent, WA
United States
98032

Contact: Elaine Purchase
253-852-5253
elainep@picc.net
www.picc.net
 
Event Schedule:  On-site registration and t-shirt pick-up open at 9 a.m. with face painting and pre-walk activities.  The start of the walk is at 9:30 on the Plaza of Kent Station.  When walkers return, Duke's serves up their famous chowder and prizes are awarded.  The event ends at noon.

Walk Route:  The 5K route for the Walk for the Babies takes Ramsay Way to 4th Avenue and proceeds through downtown Kent to Pediatric Interim Care Center.  At PICC the walk crosses via Saar St. to the Interurban Trail,and loops north on the trail back to the finish at Kent Station. 

T-Shirt Pick-up:  
Save time on Saturday morning and avoid the lines by picking up your t-shirt packet the day before.  Roadrunner Sports at Kent Station is hosting a pre-event T-Shirt Packet Pick-Up from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, October 4.