Rally the Valley
Rally the Valley is a community-wide fundraiser on Saturday, September 22, 2018 to support patients at the Calaway·Young Cancer Center at Valley View. Join the 1.7 mile Peyton’s Parade to honor family and friends facing a diagnosis of cancer and raise funds to support programs and services to help patients at the Calaway·Young Cancer Center focus on healing. Costumes and teams encouraged! After the parade, enjoy a celebration that includes lunch, live music, a beer garden and kids zone complete with petting zoo, Aspen House of Bounce and Rocky Mountain Mini Train.
General Event Information
Online registration opens July 7 and closes Friday, September 21 at NOON.
- Adult ticket $30.00, price increases on Thursday, Sept. 20 to $35.00
- Valley View employee $20.00, price increases on Thursday, Sept. 20 to $35.00
- Kids & teens 18 and under $10.00, price increases on Thursday, Sept. 20 to $15.00
- Children age three and under are free!
All tickets include park and event entry, lunch, customizable “race bib,” and commemorative giveaway. Adults 21 and over include two tickets to the beer garden – must show valid I.D. to enter.
July 7 through September 20 stop by Marianne’s Boutique & Fine Gifts, located in the main lobby of Valley View Hospital, to register in person.
Friday Sept. 21, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Onsite registration and check–in available at the lower valet of Valley View Hospital.
Saturday, September 22
- 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. – Check-in and onsite registration in Sayre Park
- 10:00 a.m. – Opening Ceremony
- 10:15 a.m. – Peyton’s Parade (1.7 mile walk)
- 10:30 a.m. – Party begins – Live music! Kids zone! Interactive Booths with demonstrations of the services provided to our cancer patients because of your generosity.
- 11:30 a.m. – Lunch and Beer Garden
- Noon – Inspirational Program
- 1:00 p.m. – Conclude
Thank you to our current sponsors!
General Event Information
A: At the top of the registration form, choose “start a team”. This link will take you to the menu where you will create your own account. Once you have created your account and are logged in, select “current events” from the drop-down menu and follow the steps to register yourself and start your own team. If you already have an account simply login and choose Rally the Valley from the dropdown menu on the top right.
To join an existing team, follow the steps to register and at the bottom of the registration form you will see a dropdown menu which reads ‘credit this registration to a team or individual’ and simply select the name from the dropdown list.For full instruction on how to start a team and begin fundraising click here.
A: At the bottom of the registration form, select a team from the menu choices under “Credit this registration or team registration to this individual”.
A: Show patients at the Calaway·Young Cancer Center that you support them by fundraising. 100% of all donations go directly to important services and programs for our cancer patients. Cancer has touched many in our community, and you can offer your friends and family a way to help. Once registered for the event, create a personal fundraising page to share your story and give your friends and family an opportunity to make a donation to support this important cause.
A: Registration opens July 7 and we encourage you to register online prior to the event by clicking here. Or you can stop by Marianne’s Boutique & Fine Gifts located in the Main Lobby of Valley View Hospital to register in person July 7 through September 20. Prices increase September 20.
Onsite registration and early check in will be available at the Calaway·Young Cancer Center valet drive-through on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Onsite registration and check in at Sayre Park on Saturday Sept. 22 9:00 to 9:45 a.m.
A: Check in will take place in Sayre Park from 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. on the morning of the event, Saturday September 22, 2018. All registered participants will be required to check in to receive an event wristband that is required for admission into the Sayre Park Party and lunch.
Packet pick-up and check in are also available at the Calaway·Young Cancer Center valet drive-through on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
A: An event of this size needs numerous volunteers pre-event, post-event as well as event day. For more information about volunteer opportunities click here.
A: The 1.7 mile walk begins and ends in Sayre Park winding through the nearby neighborhood, to the Rio Grand Trail, past Glenwood Springs High School to Grand Avenue and back to Sayre Park. Costumes encouraged!
Click here for parade map
A: There is an aid station along the Rio Grande Trail with water. Bathroom facilities and first aid station are located in Sayre Park.
A: This is a 1.7-mile walk honoring Glenwood Springs now high school student, Peyton Armstrong. In 2010, 10-year-old Peyton was diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia and received treatment. In 2011, Peyton and his family celebrated his one-year anniversary with Peyton’s Magic Potion Parade to raise money for patient services at the Calaway·Young Cancer Center. This fundraiser grew to what is Rally the Valley, and each year we invite participants to celebrate all who face and have faced a cancer diagnosis during the parade and Rally the Valley event. Child strollers and wagons allowed. Costumes encouraged!
A: We will have a police escort on Hyland Drive, Blake Ave and 23rd St at the start of the event. All other streets will be open. At all times, participants must be aware, exercise caution at intersections and when crossing roadways and stay to the right side of the road and trail. Volunteers will be stationed at main intersections to assist crossing. The Rio Grande Trail will be open to public use.
A: Lunch is included for all registered participants
– Adult ticket $30.00, price increases on Monday, Sept. 20 to $35.00
– Valley View employee $20.00, price increases on Monday, Sept. 20 to $35.00
– Kids & teens 18 and under $10.00, price increases on Monday, Sept. 20 to $15.00
– Children age three and under are free!
All tickets include park and event entry, lunch, customizable “race bib,” and commemorative giveaway. Adults 21 and over includes two tickets to the beer garden – must show valid I.D. to enter.
A: Activities will include live music, survivor stories, informational booths, a variety of games, rides and activities for children. Please remember no pets, no glass, no smoking allowed in Sayre Park.
For more information or to discuss how you can get involved email: Foundation@vvh.org
Valley View Foundation | PO Box 1970 | Glenwood Springs, CO 81602 | 970.384.6620