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42nd Annual StepALIVE! Walkathon to Benefit ALIVE! 

Support ALIVE! in its efforts to continue providing basic needs to Alexandrians experiencing poverty and hunger. 

You can join other supporters in an outdoor kickoff, take a 5 mile or 5k walk through Old Town and back, and celebrate with an outdoor post-walk party.

HOW:  Register online to walk or form a team, and make a tax-deductible donation 

WHEN:  Sunday, October 15, 2023 

1:15pm | On-site Registration and T-shirt Pick-Up 

2:00pm | Kickoff 

3:30pm-4:30pm | Post-Walk Celebration

Parking Options: We will be gathering for the walk in the parking lot of First Christian Church so we ask that you park along King Street or at the nearby ALIVE! Member Congregations of First Baptist Church (2932 King St) and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (2810 King St). There will be limited on-site parking available for those participants who need it.


T-shirt Pick-Up at First Christian Church parking lot (2723 King Street) 

Saturday, October 14th from 11:00am-1:00pm 

Sunday, October 15 at on-site registration starting at 1:15pm

WHERE: First Christian Church 

2723 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22302 

WHAT: 5 Mile or 5k Walk

Join a group walk through Old Town, plus outdoor kickoff and post-walk celebration with snacks and live music.

Walk Route StepALIVE! 2022.png 

View a PDF of the 2022 StepALIVE! Route

Alternative Walking Route

PDF of the new alternative walking route for 2022

Are you Interested in volunteering at StepALIVE! this year? 
We are looking for help with t-shirt distribution, registration, raffle ticket sales, course marshalls, and more! 
Click here to learn more about how to get involved and to sign up for your shift.

Help us to document this fun event!
We encourage you to tag ALIVE! on social media when you post your pictures.
Find us on 
Facebook & Instagram: @alive4alexandria and Twitter: @Alive4AlexVA 

WHY:  Help ALIVE! Do What We Do Every Day and More 

  • Family Assistance Program helps low-income families pay rent and utility bills. 
  • ALIVE! House transitional shelter moves women and families out of homelessness to permanent housing. 
  • Housewares & Furniture Programs supply households with home essentials. 
  • Food Program distributes food and stocks local pantries. 
General Flyer Updated

Share a PDF of the 2023 StepALIVE! Walkathon flyer

About ALIVE!

An interfaith organization founded in 1969, ALIVE! is the oldest and largest private safety net in the City of Alexandria dedicated to fighting poverty and hunger. ALIVE! is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization providing emergency and basic needs support to thousands of Alexandrians each month, with the support of 50 faith-based member congregations and over 900 volunteers. It has played a key role in Alexandria’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
You can learn more at alive-inc.org.