Registration is now OPEN!

Registration forms and online registration is now open for the 2021  WHEN/WHERE: Saturday Morning, September, 25, 2021 (Open House Format from 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) at the Peoria RiverPlex  REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Registration fees are not refundable and do not guarantee an in-person event. We will be complying with all state and local restrictions in … Read more

Sponsor Letter

On Saturday, September 25th, 2021, the 19th Mark Linder Walk for the Mind will be held. At this time, we are planning a virtual event and an in-person event. These plans will be somewhat in flex as we monitor the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Our primary concerns are ensuring the safety of our participants and our … Read more

Waiver Acceptance

Please read the following waiver and accept GENERAL WAIVER By indicating your acceptance, you understand, agree, warrant and covenant as follows: In consideration of your accepting my entry, I, intending to be legally bound, do hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, forever waive, release and give up any and all claims, demands, liability, … Read more

Darla Tieszen

Darla’s daughter honors her mother today. On March 15th of 2019 my mother, Darla Tieszen, a devoted middle school teacher, wife, and mother, was diagnosed with a Glioblastoma brain tumor. Since then, she has been undergoing multiple cancer treatments including chemo and radiation. While it has been the most difficult journey we’ve ever had to … Read more

Heather Schuler

This month is Brain Tumor Awareness Month. Here is another story honoring a survivor written by her mom, Diane Williamson. My daughter, Heather Marie Schuler, my hero, is one of the most strongest, courageous women I know and most of all, a “SURVIVOR” of two brain tumors and two brain surgeries. She had an meningioma … Read more

Hollie Grawey

Happy Belated Birthday to Hollie Grawey! Her sister wanted this to be a special birthday for her. Hollie turned 22 on Monday, May 18. Hope you had a great birthday!   Hollie was diagnosed with a Grade 2 Astrocytoma in 2017. She underwent surgery to remove most of the tumor. She completed 6 weeks of … Read more

Alison Murnan

Today we are honoring Alison Murnan! Her mother, Kirsten Evans, submitted this story about her daughter. My daughter, Alison Murnan, is a brain tumor survivor. She is also a mother, sister, friend, aunt, cousin to many. She began her journey in 2005 with findings of meningioma, causing visual loss in her left visual field. She … Read more