Local Signature Events

The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leader is funding the effort to Stop Diabetes. An impressive 73% of every dollar spent supports research, advocacy, and services for people affected by diabetes. Join our effort by participating in one or more of our exciting local signature events.

Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

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Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes is the signature fundraising walk of the American Diabetes Association. With the help of millions of participants, the event has raised more than $175,000,000 to Stop Diabetes within the last 20 years! More than 120,000 participants from 120 walk events across the country came together last year to raise over $24 million.

The Puget Sound area offers two Step Out walks, including one in Seattle and one in the South Sound (in Tacoma). Do you walk and are you interested in helping support our fight to Stop Diabetes? Then register for one of these walks in 2014!

Seattle Step Out
October 4, 2014
Magnuson Park
Seattle, WA

South Sound Step Out
October 11, 2014
Owens Beach at Point Defiance Park
Tacoma, WA

Tour de Cure

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The Seattle Tour de Cure is our signature fundraising cycling event starting and finishing at the beautiful Chateau Ste. Michelle. The Tour is a ride, not a race, with routes designed for everyone from the occasional rider to the experienced cyclist. Whether you ride 10 miles or 100 miles, you will travel a route supported from start to finish with rest stops, food to fuel the journey and fans to cheer you on! This event is marked by gorgeous scenery and a festive atmosphere for the whole family! Grab your bike and register today.

Seattle Tour de Cure is returning to Chateau Ste. Michelle on May 16, 2015! Please visit the website and consider supporting our mission by donating to one of our riders!

Father of the Year

Through an unique partnership with the Father's Day Council, the Father of the Year Award recognizes men that have made family a priority, while balancing a demanding career and community involvement. The more than $35 million that has been raised to date from Father of the Year Events will help the American Diabetes Association fund essential research, education and advocacy. Learn more at the Father of the Year website.

Congratulations to Seattle Father of the Year award winners Dan Dixon and Nate Miles, as well as Willie Austin Award winner Pastor Terrence Proctor. We appreciate everyone that came out to the event on June 4, to support this year's honorees!

Want to learn more about the Father of the Year Awards and this year's recipients? Visit our Father of the Year YouTube playlist!

Team Diabetes

Do you run or walk? Have you ever participated or are you interested in participating in the Seattle Rock 'n' Roll Marathon? Well now you can run/walk the marathon while raising funds to Stop Diabetes!

Thank you to all of the runners that ran for Seattle Team Diabetes this year!