8th Annual 5K

Walk for Dyslexia-Madison

May 20, 2017

7:30 am Check-in/Registration

8:30 am Start

Vilas Park Shelter House

702 S. Randall Ave., Madison, WI

Thanks to all our wonderful walk participants, sponsors, volunteers, and donors the 7th Annual Walk for Dyslexia-Madison raised $25,000 this year to support our center right here in Madison! Thanks to everyone who helped make this year's event a success!!

By Carson

Here are this year's T-Shirt Artwork Contest Runner-Ups!

Thank you to Carson, Sean, and Destiny for creating these images to be considered for our 2016 Walk for Dyslexia shirts. The winning artwork was submitted by Logan and will appear on the shirts given to walk participants that day! Be sure to register and get yours!!!

I've been pleased to serve as Grand Marshal for the Walk for Dyslexia for seven years now and am proud to support this local effort to help children overcome dyslexia. -Pat Richter

Watch this great TV interview that aired Sunday, May 10, 2015, on Channel 15. Amy Carlson interviewed recent program graduate Lars and his mom, Charlene Orsted. They talked about dyslexia, the dyslexia center program, and the 2015 walk. 

Online Registraion is now closed.*

You can register at the Walk tomorrow, May 21st beginning at 7:30am. The Walk begins at 8:30am. See you there!

*But, you can Still Make Donations and Pledges Here!

Join us on Facebook!

Use this Donation Button ...

  • To pledge to a Walk for Dyslexia individual walker or team (be sure to provide the name!);


  • To make a donation to the Children's Dyslexia Center-Madison. 

Either way your tax deductible donation will help provide free tutoring for children with dyslexia in the South-Central Wisconsin area. ​


Please visit this site often as we are continually updating the information provided for everyone involved, or who would like to be involved, in this important fund raising effort.

Want to help?

  • You, your company or organization can be a walk SPONSOR
  • You, your company or organization can be a DONOR. You can also donate on-line on this web site page.
  • You can be a PARTICIPANT. Walk & get pledges. Registration will be open Spring of 2016 for on-line registration or visit our Forms page to get mail-in registration form.
  • You can recruit your friends, co-workers, and/or neighbors to FORM A TEAM TO WALKand gather pledges. You can do this on-line using the PayPal link on this page or visit our Forms page to register a team by mail. A team consists of five or more participants.

OR ... you can VOLUNTEER to help the day of the walk. To volunteer, please contact Rachael See at 608.217.2660.

Walk for Dyslexia-Madison
Operational Chairs

Gail Piper

Dale Holmen

Walk Planning Committee

Joanne Berg

Michelle Champion

Rosanne Horne

Rachael See

Steve Underwood

Our Grand Marshal, Pat Richter

Logan created the artwork chosen for our 7th annual walk t-shirts. Below you see his original artwork and a photo of him proudly displaying it both framed and on the shirts on the day of the walk.
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Save The Date!

Click Here to see a video of Halie and her mom, Sheila, talking with Amy Carlson about the Children's Dyslexia Center and the Walk for Dyslexia on NBC Channel 15 news. This interview aired Sunday morning, May 15, 2016.

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Major Credit Cards Accepted.

Walker or Team

Walk for Dyslexia-Madison

to benefit the Children's Dyslexia Center-Madison