Step Out

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2021 will mark 30 years of being connected and walking for a cure together! Join us as we walk three million miles in honor of our 30th anniversary and learn more about what we’ve accomplished together over the years.

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Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes® is celebrating its 30th Anniversary—and you’re invited!

This year’s Step Out will offer a virtually enhanced year-round experience full of new challenges designed to inspire your commitment to our mission and get you physically moving!

Our virtual celebratory event day will provide a transformed experience you don’t want to miss! We will honor those living with diabetes and bring together thousands nationwide in a fun and exciting new way.

We can’t wait to share how our Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes 30th anniversary event differs from any Step Out experience you’ve had. Please visit your local event page for more event details.

Participating in Step Out: Here’s what you, your family and friends can do to participate.

Whether you’re new to Step Out or a 30-year veteran, we’ve got what you need to succeed in our Fundraising Toolkit!

Join us as we come together virtually for the Step Out: Nationwide Opening Ceremonies, live streamed on BrandLive, Saturday, Sept. 18th starting at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

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Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Step Out with all of our walkers and runners from around the country and impact you are making for people living with diabetes. Share all your pictures on the Facebook group Connected For Life: Step Out Community at and use #StepOutTurns30


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The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading 501(C)3 nonprofit charity providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.

Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes® is the premier fundraising campaign of the American Diabetes Association ®, now with virtual engagement designed for anyone and everyone to participate. The campaign has been expanded to include more members of our community and bring them together to learn about diabetes, healthy living and to support people living with diabetes. Step Out is a unique opportunity for businesses, clubs, friends and families to form virtual teams with the vision of a life free of diabetes and all its burdens.

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