Thank You for Your Support! ❤

To our sponsors, families, and all of our runners, walkers and volunteers:
Thank you. You are the heart and soul of the Peg Taylor Center,
and we are grateful for you every day.

Thank You to our Sponsors!

Over 200 community members joined together on behalf of the Walk and related activities, helping to raise over $30,000 in support for the Peg Taylor Center. This will directly benefit our participants and their families in a multitude of ways, including respite, therapies, nutritious meals, individual nursing attention, and other services to support wellness and quality of life.

Results, Packets & T-Shirts

Congrats to all of our medal winners! To view all results from the timed run, click here and then click on the Poppy Walk & 5k Run.

If you haven’t yet picked up your t-shirt and/or packet, there’s still time!You can come in to the Center anytime between 9 and 4:30, through the end of next week. (If you can’t make it in, you can also call or e-mail us.)

  • Drop by: 124 Parmac Road, Chico CA 95926
  • Call: (530) 342-2345 (ask for Darcy!)
  • E-mail us:

If you want your t-shirt, please be sure to pick it up or contact us on or before April 20th!

We’ll See You Soon!

Packet Pick-Up at Fleet Feet takes place on Friday, April 6th, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.!

First, a quick note on the weather: at this point, it’s looking like the incoming storm will have mostly finished storming by Saturday morning. Unless there is severe weather such as would merit a park closure, we’ll be holding the Poppy Walk rain or shine! We are preparing for rain, and will have some raincover in the picnic area, but be sure to bring your rain gear!

Packet Pick-Up
You can pick up your packet, which includes your t-shirt, as well as your bib if you are a timed runner, at Fleet Feet on Friday. You can also pick your packet up on race day, between 7:30 and 8:15 at the One-Mile Picnic Area.

Late Registrations
If you have friends who would like to take part but haven’t registered yet, it’s not too late! They can register online at until Thursday (tomorrow) at noon, at Fleet Feet during packet pick-up on Friday, or at the registration table in the One-Mile picnic area on Saturdaybetween 7:30 and 8:15.

Timed Runners
Our chip-timing is provided by Under the Sun. Timed runners should wear their numbered bibs over their midsection; for best results, be sure not to cover up the bibs.

Please note that in the event of severe weather, such as would merit a park closure, notification that the Walk/Run has been cancelled will be posted here, at, and also e-mailed to registered participants. Please note that all registration fees are non-refundable. In the event of normal weather, however, we’ll be there rain or shine! 

Hydration & Snacks
Bottled water will be available at the One-Mile picnic area, but not provided along the course (except at the park drinking fountains). Rice chips, bananas, Knudsen drinks and cookies will be available after the run.

Please park outside the park before the run. If you have a parking placard and need to arrange closer parking, please call us at 342-2345 by Fridayafternoon if possible.

The Poppy Walk is always a lively, family friendly event. Pumpkin the Miniature Therapy Horse will be making an appearance! Mike Manley with Mix 95.1 will be emceeing and playing music; wheelchairs and strollers are welcome on the course (walkers will take off directly after runners). Please, no dogs, unless they are assistance animals.

Early Bird Pricing Has Been Extended!

Great news! Now you can register any time through March 30th and still pay early bird pricing!

We’re looking forward to a great morning in the Park, featuring an appearance by Pumpkin the Miniature Service Horse, chip-timing by Under the Sun Events, finish-line entertainment from Mix 95.1, prizes from Sierra Nevada and Madison Bear Garden, & more!

Run the 5K or walk a mile with friends and family in beautiful Bidwell Park, and help us ensure that the Peg Taylor Center’s essential health care and social services will be here for years to come.

Register now, before prices go up on March 31st!

Save the Date for the Eighth Annual Poppy Walk and 5k Run!

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The 8th Annual Poppy Walk & 5k Run will take place on Saturday, April 7th, 2018.

The Poppy Walk is a fundraiser for the Peg Taylor Center, which supports local people who are living with serious health conditions.

We help whole families thrive by providing medical and social services as well as home improvement services by foundation repair findlay oh that improve both health and quality of life, helping people to be healthy, happy, and independent, even in the face of challenges.

Sponsor the Poppy Walk

We need your help! Sponsorships are key to the success of the Poppy Walk & 5k Run. We love the companies and families who sponsor the Poppy Walk, and we provide lots of sponsor recognition before, during and after the event. To learn more, go to

Save the Date!

The Poppy Walk will take place on April 7th, in lower Bidwell Park, right at the start of a beautiful Spring.

Run or walk individually, or consider making up a team of coworkers, family and friends! Teams and individuals will also be able to fundraise beyond entry fees, competing for top earner.

Registration will open soon!


Thank You for a Wonderful Poppy Walk! ❤

Saturday was so wonderful! The weather was gorgeous, and we had so much fun with everyone! Check out the recap from Action News Now here. If you were a timed runner, you can get your results here. And head over to our Facebook page to see photos and add your own, and don’t forget to attend our drawing next week for all of our door prizes which include gifts from Promotion Choice (read more here)!

Together, you helped us raise $34,000 that goes directly to the services of the Peg Taylor Center. We couldn’t have done that without all of you, and all of our wonderful sponsors:

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We also want to thank our sponsor P4R Gaming for supporting us!!

There’s Still Time to Register

Online registration closed today at noon, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to register!

Register in person:

This Friday, at Fleet Feet downtown, between 10:00 and 6:00


On Race Day (this Saturday), at the One-Mile Picnic Area in lower Bidwell Park, between 7:30 and 8:15 am!

See you Saturday! ❤