Riverside, CA --Riverside Community Health Foundation is proud to announce the in-person return of Riverside’s 11th annual Pink on Parade breast cancer awareness walk on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at Ryan Bonaminio Park located at 5000 Tequesquite Ave, Riverside, CA 92506) from 7:30am – 1:00pm.
Pink on Parade brings Inland Empire residents together to celebrate, honor and bring awareness to those impacted by breast cancer. Participants are welcome to walk either the 5k Mt. Rubidoux route or 1.8k Family Fun route around Ryan Bonaminio Park.
Registration for the walk is now open. The first 100 registrants will receive a free 2022 Pink on Parade t-shirt, which was inspired by Pink on Parade’s 2021 virtual art contest winner D. Alexander.
Food, drinks, and merchandise will be available for purchase at the event.
Virtual participation is also available from the comfort of your home. No matter where you are located, all are welcome to join the virtual Art on Parade contest by creating any art piece inspired by breast cancer awareness in any medium. Contest submissions will be accepted beginning on September 18.
A special survivor ceremony will be held during the event to celebrate and honor the journey of breast cancer survivors. A VIP area will also be dedicated to survivors filled with relaxation, community, and gratitude. The first 100 survivors who register for Pink on Parade by October 3 will receive a free t-shirt.
A new element of fun will be added to this year’s event— the Pink on Parade Classic Car Show. This is a classic car show guaranteed to take you down memory lane! People from all over the Inland Empire and surrounding areas will bring their classic cars from 1940s – 1970s. The Pink on Parade Classic Car Show will feature both import and domestic classic cars. All makes and models are welcome to join! Friendly competition will be underway, and Car Show participants can win in the following categories:
- Best Domestic Classic
- Best Import Classic
- Best Overall
With only 60 spots available, car enthusiasts are encouraged to register for the show starting August 15.
Join us as we kick off the Pink on Parade season at our virtual and in-person Team Captain Kick-Off events where you will have the opportunity to learn more about the event, The Pink Ribbon Place, and tips on how to get your team started! Rallying a team means helping a mother, daughter, sister, or even neighbor receive vital support.
Virtual Team Captain Kick-Off
August 2 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
In-Person Team Captain Kick-Off and Happy Hour
August 23 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Escape Craft Brewery: Downtown
Oasis 440 Oriental Ave, Redlands, CA 92374
Each year, Pink on Parade raises awareness and funds to support the programs and services of Riverside Community Health Foundation’s cancer resource center - The Pink Ribbon Place. The Center offers hope to individuals and families impacted by cancer through a variety of resources, such as counseling, support groups, wigs, and nutrition classes.
Pink on Parade is proudly sponsored by Altura Credit Union, and supported by Riverside Community Health Foundation’s Corporate Sponsors: Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP), Loma Linda University Health (LLUH), Molina Healthcare, Pacific Premier Bank, Riverside University Health System.
For more information or to register for Pink on Parade, visit pinkonparade.org.
Helpful Registration Links/Dates
- Art on Parade Contest Submissions Begin September 18
- Classic Car Show Registration Opens August 15
- Registration for Pink on Parade: www.pinkonparade.org
- Registration for VIRTUAL Team Captain Kick-Off: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMod-mpqTwpG9H5_U1lI77RGs_HU4ABWUAK?utm
- Registration for IN-PERSON Team Captain Kick-Off: https://rchf.salsalabs.org/2022PinkonParadeInPersonTCKOEscapeOasis/index.html
For more information about Pink on Parade visit www.pinkonparade.org.