Saturday, September 9, 2023

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Minnesota State Capitol Grounds

Minnesota Recovery Connection’s Walk for Recovery, presented by NUWAY Alliance, will be bigger and better than ever in 2023! Join us for Minnesota’s premiere all-recovery event, a day for everyone and anyone to celebrate recovery and break the stigma associated with substance used disorder.

Register as an individual, join a Walk team, or start a Walk team! You’ll have the option to become a fundraiser or donate when you register. 

Registration is free!

Donate or raise funds to help make recovery possible for all who seek it!

Your contributions enable MRC to provide free support services, public education and advocacy to strengthen the recovery community.

Looking for more ways to support the recovery community? 

Sign up to be a volunteer at the Walk for Recovery. You will receive a Volunteer t-shirt, a Walk t-shirt, and our immense gratitude! 

The Walk for Recovery is an essential community event to model hope and break the stigma of addiction. All are welcome to participate! 

Whether you personally have been affected by substance use disorder or want to show your support as a recovery ally, join us for a day of music, food, dance, art, and fun activities for all ages that culminates in the Walk for Recovery.  Check out the schedule of event day activities!

Schedule of Event Day Activities

There’s something for everyone on Walk Day! Plan your day so you won’t miss any of these engaging activities. More

Be a Sponsor or Exhibitor

Connect with over 5,000 people on Walk day and thousands more online. Show your organization’s support for recovery in our communities! More

Rally (Caps) for Recovery!

Help us celebrate Recovery Month with over 2,000 recovery community members as the Minnesota Twins take on the Tampa Bay Rays on September 12.  Only $16, and tickets include a free hot dog and soda. Get tickets here!

Gratitude Breakfast

Wrap up Recovery Month with a morning of reflection, gratitude, and networking at Minnesota Recovery Connection’s annual Gratitude Breakfast, presented in collaboration with Augsburg University’s StepUP Program. Wendy Jone, Director of the Minnesota Association of Recovery Community Organization is this year’s Keynote Speaker! Get tickets here!

Honor Guard

Do you have 10 or more years in personal or family recovery? Help us model hope by participating in the Walk as a member of the Honor Guard.


Why Walk?

People walk and fundraise for different reasons, but all share a vision of a world where recovery is understood, celebrated, and possible for all who seek it. Learn more!

Minnesota Recovery Connection is proud to be a 2023 National Recovery Month planning partner!

Now in its 33nd year, NATIONAL RECOVERY MONTH is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life.