NAMIWalks Mercer County is at Educational Testing Service, 660 Rosedale Road in Princeton. Follow the signs that say “NAMIWalks Mercer County” or “NAMI Mercer Walk” to Conant Hall.
Sunday May 5th, with festivities beginning at 11:30, Registration Opens at 12:00 pm and the Walk begins at 1:00 pm!
See the Walk Route Map. Walkers who plan to stay for the Walk are invited to park in the Conant Hall Lots, Parking Signs will point you in the right direction. Attendees who plan to leave after the Walk begins MUST park in Langraff Hall’s lot. Parking in the Conant Circle is strictly prohibited, and you will be asked to move your car.
Walkers Should plan to arrive between 11:30 am and 12 pm. Access to Conant Hall is closed at 12:45 pm to ensure Walker safety. Arrive early so you have enough time to partake in the fun!
Bottled Water will be available throughout the day. We will offer light refreshments, including yogurt, assorted fruit, cheese& cracker packs, juice boxes and chips.
Lunch is no longer served at NAMIWalks Mercer County, but we invite you to bring a picnic lunch if you choose.
Rest facilities are inside Conant Hall and you must enter through the marked door by Conant Circle. There are no porta-johns this year.
ALL ATTENDEES MUST REGISTER AND SIGN A LIABILITY WAIVER; WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO COMPLETE ONLINE REGISTRATION TO SAVE TIME ON WALK DAY. Alternatively, the Walker Brochure may be filled out and turned in by your team captain or mailed to the office ahead of the Walk.
TEAM CAPTAINS are responsible for turning in ALL donations from their walkers using the Team Captain Envelope. If all fundraising was done online, the registration table will have information from May 4th. You will receive tickets for each team member that has earned a shirt;
Individual Walkers, not on teams, should turn in all donations in the Individual Walker Envelope; anyone who has earned a shirt will receive a ticket for t-shirt at this time
Alternatively, you may check in and turn in registrations and money on BANK DAYS at the NAMI Mercer Office on April 17th or May 1st from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. You may pick up t-shirt tickets during Bank Days. You must let us know you are coming to a Bank Day by rsvping at walk@namimercer
1235 Whitehorse Mercerville Rd, Ste 303
Hamilton NJ 08619
Attn: Walk Manager
NAMIWalks staff or volunteers cannot help you find your team. Talk to your Team Captain and designate a meeting spot – Conant Circle or the Flag pole are popular choices. You may bring your own signs and banners. We encourage you to use your cell phones to communicate.
TEAM NUMBER FLAGS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE, so have a plan ahead of time!
The Walk is a 5k (3 miles) and consists of three one mile loops. You do not need to finish the Walk. You can opt to not walk at all!
Yes! The Walk is open to all ages and abilities! The indoor facilities are accessible.
Pets are good for our mental health and we love our furry visitors! Your dog must be leashed at all times; it is your responsibility to clean up after your pup. Please bring your own waste bags to clean up after your dog.
Visit the Wellness Fair
Listen to the music of DJ John Rossi and a few live performances!
Sign the Stigma-Free Pledge Banner and add to the “Why I Walk” Banner
Get your “Beads of Hope”
Visit the Reiki Healers for a mini-session!
Visit MARCO, the mental health robot
Get a NAMIWalks Tattoo
Get your Team Photo taken or pose with Boomer and NAMIMan!
More activities are being planned!
Gold’s Gym, East Windsor is leading our warm ups and Myesha Price will be singing an original song. The stage is located next to the Start Line this year! Star Walkers will receive their pins on the stage!