Frequently Asked Questions

11th Annual Stop the Silence 5K Walk/Run (Virtual)


When does online registration close?
Online registration closes April 9, 2021, @ midnight!

What time does the virtual walk begin?
The walk will begin at 9:00 AM CST. 

Do I need to re-register my team if I participated in the past?
Yes.  We are grateful for your ongoing support, but please register each year to participate.

How can I join or create a team?
Teams can be formed during the registration process. The first person to create a team will become the team captain and team creator. Once the team is created, people can easily join the team during registration.  Online registration instructions can be found be here.

What is a Virtual Walk?
The Stop the Silence Virtual Walk is a real walk, but this year due to COVID-19 it's on your terms: You get to choose your own course and who walks next to you (socially distanced of course)! The walking is real-it's the community that's virtual.  So register today and lace up your favorite sneakers and walk or run in your neighborhood, local park, or at home on the treadmill on Saturday, April 10, 2021, between 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (CST) to support Sisters Network 11th Annual Stop the Silence National African Breast Cancer 5K Walk/Run. Funds-raised benefit the Breast Cancer Assistance Program (BCAP) to provide financial assistance to breast cancer survivors nationwide. Thank you for your support! 

I paid my team registration fee but did not enter my team members' names. What do I do?
Email with team member name, email.

I registered as an individual but should have joined a team. What do I do?
Email and request your registration be moved to a team.

I forgot my username and/or password. What do I do?
Click ‘Forgot Password?’ enter your email address, click ‘Reset Password’ to receive email instructions to reset your password.

Do you have paper registration?
No, online registration only.

I am missing team members who said they registered on my team. What do I do?
Email with team member's names and email addresses to be researched. Please allow 48-72 hours for a response. 

Will you mail my shirt?
There will be no t-shirts this year.  We encourage you to wear a shirt from a previous walk or wear pink in honor of breast cancer. 

Is the race tax deductible?
The Stop the Silence Walk registration fee is tax-deductible.

What if it rains?
The virtual walk is on, rain or shine! However, please take all precautions to ensure you feel safe to walk in your community. 

Are refunds offered if I realize I am unable to participate?
Registration is final.  No refunds will be issued. If you register for the Stop the Silence Walk and are unable to participate or if the event must be canceled, we will consider your registration fee a donation to Sisters Network Inc. to benefit the Breast Cancer Assistance Program (BCAP). 

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