Participants in the ODA Walk will follow the below route:
Participants meet at LaFayette Park, W 4th & N Gaines St, Davenport, IA. Once the walk begins, the walk route will be as follows: South on the left side of Gaines St towards the Centennial Bridge. Cross the Centennial Bridge, staying on the left side (nearest to Modern Woodman Park). Make a left at 2nd Ave, Rock Island, IL. Make a left at 16th Ave, Rock Island, IL. Make a right at 1st Ave, Rock Island, IL. Make a left at 18th St, Rock Island, IL. Participants will gather at the Schweibert Riverfront Park staging area. For those not able to physically walk, your participation is still encouraged. There will be a staging area at the beginning and end of the ODA Walk where participants in the day will welcome area experts, gather for the balloon release, purchase event t-shirts, beverages, add your family member's photo to the Memorial Wall, or to simply be there in support of a family or friend lost to drug overdose. Everyone is welcome to be part of the first annual drug overdose awareness walk in the Quad Cities. Come out and bring your family and make a day of it along the Mississippi River!