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Red Striders
Be a Red Strider

Red Striders are Why We Walk and Fundraise!

Red Striders are children and adults who have type 1, type 2, gestational, or pre-diabetes. If you are a Red Strider, YOU are the reason we walk and raise funds through Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes to help find the cause and cure of this “silent disease.”

When you register for your local Step Out, be sure to select the Red Strider participation option in order to receive all of the latest and greatest information taking place for your local walk!

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Celebrating Red Striders

As a Red Strider you are a VIP because YOU are the reason we walk and raise funds to help Stop Diabetes®. You will be given your own personalized web page to tell your story and raise funds for the walk. You will also receive a special recognition gift on the day of your local walk and celebrate the courage it takes to live with diabetes every day!

For additional details about your local Red Strider program, please contact your Walk Manager at 1-888-DIABETES. Many walks provide meet and greet opportunities, research updates, and training walks for Red Striders.



At the American Diabetes Association, we work each and every day to imagine a life free of diabetes and all of its burden. We are the only organization committed to helping children and adults with all types of diabetes, as well as those at risk.

Visit the today to get the latest information about diabetes and how the Association is helping to imagine a life free of diabetes and all of its burdens.

If you have diabetes and participate in the Step Out walk in your area, than you, like me, are a RED STRIDER! Meet Christine Schaeberle, Founder of the Red Strider program.



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The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading 501(C)3 nonprofit charity providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.

Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes is the premiere walk event supporting all people living with diabetes. It is a unique opportunity for businesses, clubs, friends and family to form teams with the vision of a life free of diabetes and all its burdens.

How to be a Virtual Walker?

It's easy!

  • Click on the "Register" button located within the top of this page,
  • Find the Step Out you’d like to participate in locally, and
  • At the beginning of registering choose the VIRTUAL WALKER registration option.

That's it!

Create a Team

You can create a team either through the "Register" button above where you'll first find the nearby event or by visiting the list of events associated with national company below.

Do not forget to associate your newly created team with this company.


Credit Card Verification Code

The Verification Code is imprinted on credit cards to help merchants verify transactions when the actual card is not present, such as Internet purchases or donations. The merchant uses this number as part of the authorization process with the card issuer.

Please use the images below to locate the verification code for your card type.

Visa, Master Card, and Discover

Visa, Master Card, and Discover Verification Code

The verification code for Visa, Master Card, and Discover is a 3-digit number printed on the back of your card. It appears after the account number or last 4-digits of your account number, in the signature panel.

American Express Verification Code

American Express

The American Express verification code is a 4-digit number printed on the front of your card. It appears above and to the right of the embossed account number.

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