Event Details

Boot Walk to End Cancer® Date: Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017

Registration and Event Check-In Opens: 11 a.m.
*Event Check-In is needed only if you need to drop off donations or pick up your event T-shirt. Event T-shirts are for participants who have raised a minimum of $100.

Avoid the lines on event day. Register online. Take advantage of an early check-in opportunity the week before the walk to "skip the lines" on event day.

Early Check-In Opportunities:

  • Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. at MD Anderson in The Park in the Main Building, Floor 2 on 1515 Holcombe Blvd.
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Walmart in Spring 155 Louetta Xing Spring TX 77373
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 from from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Walmart in The Heights 111 Yale St. Houston, TX 77007

Opening Ceremony: 12:40p.m.

Walk: 1:00 p.m.

End Cancer Post-Walk Celebration: 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Route length:  1.2 miles. Click here to view the route map.

2017 Boot Walk Route Map Preview

Free parking will be available at the Mid Campus Garage at 7007 Bertner Ave. Houston, TX 77030. Free shuttles will take you to and from the Registration area.

Free ADA parking will be available at the Pressler Parking Garage at 1180 Pressler Street, Houston, TX 77030.

Starting location: The walk will begin on Pressler Street, on the south side of the Lowry and Peggy Mays Clinic at the corner of Bertner Avenue and Pressler Street.

End Cancer Finish Line Celebration location: Immediately following the conclusion of the walk, the End Cancer Celebration will begin on the Prairie, at the corner of Fannin and Holcombe in front of the Dan L. Duncan Building (1100 Holcombe Blvd.).

Driving directions to MD Anderson can be downloaded here: Boot Walk Driving Directions 2017.

Weather: We will walk, rain or shine! Any important updates will be shared on our MD Anderson Boot Walk to End Cancer Facebook page and @BootWalk on Twitter, so follow us.

What to Wear: Your Boot Walk event T-shirt. Participants who raise a minimum of $100 earn the Boot Walk shirt. You don't have to wear boots but we encourage it. Dress comfortably!

Use Boot Walk Social Media Filters and Frames

On Snapchat, MD Anderson has a celebratory Boot Walk geofilter. Take a selfie while in the Texas Medical Center.

You can also show your resolve to give cancer the boot by adding our special photo frame to your Facebook profile picture.

To add our photo frame to your Facebook profile photo on your mobile device:

  • Click on your profile photo in Facebook.
  • Select “Add Frame” from the menu that pops up.
  • Search for MD Anderson Cancer Center.
  • Click the blue “Use” button.

Presenting Sponsor

Lyondell Basell

Diamond Sponsor

Boot Barn

Platinum Sponsor

Houston Live Stock Show & Rodeo