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FAQS

Frequently Asked Questions

 

1. Where should I park on event day?

Hike for Hospice participants should park in HSM's Hospice Center parking lot, located at 390 US Route One in Scarborough. We ask that you enter from Route One and exit via Lincoln Avenue. Carpooling is encouraged! Volunteers will be on site to assist on event day.

2. What time should I arrive?

Walkers should arrive between 8:30-9am. Registration check-in and t-shirt pick-up will open at 8:30am followed by welcoming remarks and prize announcements at 9am. The walk will begin soon after.

3. How long is the route?

Our walk from the Hospice Center to Pine Point Road by way of the Eastern Trail is approximately 2.25 miles. From Pine Point Road, walkers can either take the shuttle back to the Hospice Center or walk back along the same route for a total walk of 4.5 miles.

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4. Are children and dogs welcome?

Yes, children and dogs are welcome at the in-person event and do not need to register to attend. All dogs must be on a leash.

5. What if there's bad weather?

Hike for Hospice will take place as scheduled rain or shine! In the event of inclement weather conditions, please bring an umbrella and anything else you need to be safe and comfortable.

6. Do I have to wear a mask?

While masks are not required at Hike for Hospice, they are certainly optional if desired.

7. I signed up to walk virtually but now I want to walk in person on the 15th. Is that allowed?

Yes! Just be sure to mention the change when you check in at the registration table at the event. 

8. Is there a registration deadline?

Online registration will close at 12:00pm on Friday, October 14th. After that point, those wishing to register for the in-person walk on the 15th may do so in person at the event starting at 8:30am. After the in-person event has ended, registration to participate virtually will remain open through October 31st. 

9. How can I help?

We are always looking for volunteers! Click here to submit your information and somebody from our Volunteer Department will be in touch.

10. Who do I contact with questions?

If you have any additional questions, please email give@hospiceofsouthernmaine.org or call (207) 289-3643.