PD Walkers

The PD Walkers are committed to raising funds for the Iowa Chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association. They have participated in the Des Moines Marathon since 2008, have had over 300 people participate, and raised over $90,000 to help the APDA in their mission to ease the burden to find a cure for Parkinson’s.

Pd walkers raises funds for Parkinson's Disease.

The 2014 PD Walkers Team at the Des Moines Marathon


Goals of the PD Walkers Team

  • Raise Parkinson’s awareness.
  • Empower and inspire people with Parkinson’s on the benefits of exercise.
  • Raise funds for Parkinson’s research. 

The funds PD Walkers raises allows the Iowa Chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association to offer instructor training for Parkinson’s exercise classes to be brought to communities across the state (see a listing of all Parkinson’s exercise classes around the state of Iowa).

Questions about PD Walkers? Please contact LaDona Molander at pdwalkers@gmail.com or

The PD Walkers thanks Scheels as an annual sponsor!