Live Your Best Life Weekend May 2010 FAQs
Will Oprah make an appearance at the event?
Yes, Oprah will attend the event. The top ten fundraisers will get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to walk along side Oprah.
Can I bring a card or gift for Oprah and the contributor(s)?
No, we cannot accept gifts or cards for Oprah or our contributors.
Will the Walk be cancelled if it rains?
The Walk takes place rain or shine. O, the Oprah Magazine reserves the right to cancel the Walk in extreme circumstances. In that event, there will be no refunds.
What is the event attire?
Please wear your Live Your Best Life Walk t-shirt. We also suggest athletic clothing and comfortable shoes.
Is there a place to store backpacks, strollers and other items during the Walk?
Unfortunately, we will not have storage at the event, additionally; all participants will go through a security screening, upon arrival. Therefore, we highly encourage you to leave bags and personal belongings behind.
Are rollerblades or pets allowed on the course?
Rollerblades and pets are discouraged from participating in this event. Thank you for your cooperation.
Are cameras or cell phones allowed?
Yes, cameras and cell phones are allowed but we ask that you please turn cell phones to vibrate or silent so as not to interfere with weekend activities.
Will the event be handicap accessible?
Yes, all event areas have wheelchair access. Inquiries regarding accommodations for visual or hearing impaired assistance can be directed to Customer Support. (link to customer service)\
When do I get my Walk Shirt?
Weekend attendees will be receiving their shirts on Saturday at LifeShops. For anyone that for any reason does NOT receive their t-shirt on Saturday, please arrive at the Registration Tents located in the Intrepid Parking Lot between 45th Street and 46th Street on the East side of the West Side Highway, no later than 7:00am.
What time should I arrive?
The Start program will begin promptly at 7:30am, so participants are encouraged to arrive no later than 7:00am to avoid missing the action! Please at the Intrepid (46th Street and the West Side Highway), where you will will be directed by event staff to the Start lineup.
I am a Weekend attendee, how do I sign up for the Walk?
You are already signed up to attend the Walk! Please log-in with your Weekend attendee user name and password at LYBL2010Walk.com and begin fundraising for the charity of your choice.
If you are a ticket holder, but did not purchase your own tickets, please visit LYBL2010Walk.com to create a profile and select "fundraise only."
How much is registration?
Registration for the Walk is $30.00 + tax and service charge. Additionally, only credit cards are accepted for registration payment.
Please Note: All registration fees are non-refundable.
Are there discounts on group tickets?
How much of my registration fee goes toward the 10 charities that are part of the Walk and is the fee tax-deductible?
Your registration fee is used to offset the cost of producing the Walk. So it's really important to get your friends, family and coworkers to support your participation with pledges and donations.
Your registration fee helps defray the costs of producing the Walk and therefore is not tax deductible. All pledge contributions are tax deductible.
ROUTE How long is the Walk?
TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION
I'm driving to the Walk. Where can I park?
How do I get to the Walk by subway?
I'm traveling to New York City for this event. Where can I stay?
For flight and/or lodging information, please visit Hilton.com/omagnyc
What are some other recommended things to do while I'm in New York City?
For more information about things to do in New York City, please visit nycgo.com
How do I form a team?
It's simple. In order to form a team you must register for the walk first; upon completion of your registration you will be prompted to view/edit your profile page; once on your profile page, you will have the opportunity to form a team. To register, click here.
How do I join a team?
In order to join a team you must register for the walk first; upon completion of your registration you will be prompted to view/edit your profile page; once on your profile page you will have the opportunity to join a team. To search for a team, click here.
How do I fundraise?
There are lots of great ways to fundraise, please visit our fundraising page to learn just how easy it is!
Do I have to register to make a pledge?
You do not have to register for the Walk to make a pledge. Click here to make a pledge!
If I want to make a donation to one of the charities, whom should I make the check out and where should I sent it?
Go back to the main LYBL FAQ list
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