Know Before You Go
If you are joining us in person at Walk a Mile in Her Shoes presented by AVANA, here are some Frequently Asked Questions and Know Before You Go Information for the event!
What is included in my registration fee?
Included in every registration fee is participation in the event, a walker bib, and lunch.
What time does registration begin?
Registration begins at 11AM and will last until 12noon when we begin our event program.
Where is the walk route at the in person event?
We will be walking around Victoria Park, beginning at City Square Plaza, walking east down 12th Avenue, turning on to Lorne Street, and back to City Square Plaza.
See the illustrated map below:
Do I need to wear high heels?
No! They are only a recommendation. You are encouraged to wear any kind of red shoe, to visually show your support. A limited number of flat-footed red shoes will be available on site if you do not have your own red shoes. We will also have red flairs and ribbons available for those who prefer to wear their regular shoes.
Can I bring additional donations on event day?
Yes you can! If you are bringing cash donations on event day, please be sure to fill out our pledge form here for any donations. This will make it easy for our team to process your donation.
Who is providing lunch?
Lunch will be provided by Schmitty’s Smoked Meats. All event registrants will receive a pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw, and a drink. If you have dietary restrictions, please reach out to Michelle Lozinski, Manager of Events & Digital Marketing. We will provide you with a dietary restriction friendly option.
If you would like to purchase additional food outside of the lunch provided by YWCA Regina, please feel free to do so.
What should I bring with me?
You do not need to bring anything with you! We will provide water, lunch, and everything you need to participate in Walk a Mile in Her Shoes.
Are masks required? Are COVID protocols in place?
Masks are not required, but welcomed if you feel most comfortable wearing one. Sanitization will be applied to the various areas as needed, but there are no specific distancing protocols in place per the Government of Saskatchewan
If you registered online do you need to check in at the registration table?
Yes. All guest registrants, sponsors, participants and dignitaries must check in at the registration table. At the registration table, we will check you in, provide you with your lunch ticket, shoe ticket and swag bag.
Can you register on event day to walk?
Yes, you can pay to register on event day downtown.
Where is parking?
Parking is available downtown.
Who do I tag and how can I share my walk progress on social media?
You can tag YWCA Regina on social media across any network by mentioning us @ywcaregina. Share your walk on social media
Is the walk route and event wheelchair accessible?
Yes, the route is 100% accessible.
Are pets allowed?
Pets are welcome.
Will there be photos taken during the event?
Yes, photos will be taken by Strategy Lab.
How can I identify event organizers if I need assistance?
Event organizers can be identified by heading to the registration table.
Michelle Lozinski, the Manager of Events & Digital Marketing, is the point of contact for Walk a Mile in Her Shoes.