Women's Walk

The Women’s Walk is a fun, family-friendly way to connect or reconnect with UNC student-athletes, coaches, staff and alumni. This 30-minute walk and celebration is a critical fundraiser for women's athletic scholarships and helps the entire athletics department. Through your contributions, you will provide educational opportunities in the classroom and on the playing surface.

The 2017 honorary chairs were the Heiny Family, in memory of Bob Heiny.  Bob was a longtime supporter of UNC and the Women’s Walk, raising over $28,000 for this event in the last 5 years. 

We invite women, men, students and children to join us for this annual April event, as we celebrate the past, present and future of women's athletics at UNC.


2017 Event Details

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Check-in: Bears Fan Fest Tailgate Area - Nottingham Field
Honorary Chair: The Heiny Family, In Memory of Bob Heiny

Winning Teams

3rd Place for Most Money Raised – Jill’s Trotters with $2,230
2nd Place for Most Money Raised – Bear Assets with $3,780
Most Money Raised – Bear Heiny’s with $4,405

Thank you for helping us to raise $35,000 for women's athletic scholarships!

TeamS and standings

Updated: May 3, 2017


Aquabears UNC Swim & Dive
Captain: Rachel Mullen

Bear Assets
Captain: Allie Steg Haskett 

Bear Force One
Captain: Lawrence Kinkopf

Bear Heiny's
Captain: Michelle Heiny

Berg & Gold Club
Captain: Menan Bergman

Dining Services Team
Captain: Bob Baxley

Jill's Trotters
Captain: Jill Trotter

Captain: Kim Wilcox

Merry Bees
Captain: Mary Behling

NorCOWIB Wonder Walkers
Captains: Ashley Fusco and LaLoni Magnuson

SRC Energy
Captain: Craig Rasmuson

Captain: Amelia Rogers

UNC Bookstore and Fan Shop
Captain: Kyle Webster

UNC Women's Basketball
Captain: Kamie Ethridge 

UNC Football
Captain: Joe Drew

UNC Women's Softball

UNC Men's Tennis
Captain: Ben Gendron

UNC Women's Tennis
Captain: Rosemary Fri

UNC Women's Volleyball
Captain: Lyndsey Oates

** Number of Walkers and Dollars Raised are listed for teams who raised over $500.00.

2017 Walk Sponsors

Banner Health iHeart Radio


Bookstore and Fan Shop SRC Energy
Air Comfort/Carrier West
Bank of Colorado
Blue Mug
Coyotes Southwestern Grill
Front Rang Roofing
King Soopers
Meadow Gold Pure Dairy
Palomino Mexican Restaurant
Papa John's
Sue Helfrich, Allstate Insurance Company
Triple Crown Sports

Past Walk Memories

checking in at the women's walk
checking in at the women's walk
children in women's walk shirts in front of sponsor banner
pirate team at women's walk preparing for the walk
cheerleader painting a face at the women's walk
a team preparing for the women's walk
a team showing off their new women's walk shirts
walkers get started and get high fives from student athletes
child riding her bike through a color cloud at the women's walk
the unc women's basketball team in color