April 2, 2023 | San Diego, CA + Nationwide

Grab a friend, headphones, and your walking shoes; we’re stepping out to support young adults with cancer. Share your steps as you listen to an exclusive playlist featuring special guests and stories. Make it personal and walk with or in honor of someone you love. Bonus? Participants will get a chance to win exciting prizes, all while supporting a great cause.


Be Part of the Story

Kirsten’s story is just one of the 90,000 new stories each year…what’s yours? By sharing lived stories and lessons learned we can reduce the stigma of cancer, help others feel less alone in their struggles, and improve their experience. We invite AYA patients, survivors, supporters, health care providers, caregivers, parents, and siblings to be an inspirational voice in the ears of our walkers. Please submit an audio or video message to current and future cancer supporters. We’ve made it simple by talking points for survivors and supporters.

Walk a Mile Story Submissions

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Be Part of the Story

Timeline of Events

February 15-March 26: Story submissions open

April 2 @ 10am – 1pm PDT: San Diego in-person event at the Los Peñasquitos Ranch House

April 2 @ 11am PDT: Nationwide walk begins (joined virtually by participants across the country)

Not in San Diego? No problem. We are synchronizing across time zones so everyone pushes “play” at the same time – connecting walkers across the country in a single act of improving understanding, raising awareness, and showing support. 

April 3-7: Participants are invited to walk each day of AYA Cancer Awareness Week, listen to stories and log their miles in to continue to raise awareness and work towards prizes for the most miles walked and most funds raised and most engaged on social media.

April 8: Winners announced

Timeline of Events


At b-present, we recognize that being a good supporter doesn’t happen overnight. Our mission encompasses both proactive and supportive approaches to being present. It takes a village to make a difference, and we invite you to find your place as an impactful supporter of our cause and our community. If you are interested in sponsoring this event or gathering more information, please email [email protected].