First aid is available at The Blast thanks to our partners at MedStar EMS.

The Blast will take place rain or shine. In the event of severe weather, The Blast Mission Control will communicate any event changes with participants via email and social media.

As official local health guidelines evolve regarding COVID-19 safety protocols, event details are subject to change. Participants will be notified of any changes via email.

Registration is $40 for adults and $25 for children under the age of 12 and includes a t-shirt for each participant.

Register before January 1, 2023 and save! Prices through December 21, 2022 are $35 for adults and $20 for children.

Make an impact with Boost registration! Register at $70 for adults and $40 for children to boost your impact for the patients at Cook Children’s. Boost registrants receive a Blast decal in addition to their t-shirt.

Register as a team captain to invite friends and family to join you in supporting The Blast! Personalize your fundraising pages, set goals, and take your support for Cook Children’s to new heights as a team captain!

Visit our fundraising page and toolkit to get started! Set your goals to reach Star Club or Shooting Star Leader status before The Blast on April 1!

Visit the Toolkit for helpful tips!

Donate directly to a participant or team here.

Make a general donation here.

Call 682-885-4883.

Participants can pick up their t shirt and walk bib at The Blast registration tent on April 1. If you’ve registered as a participant but can’t attend on April 1, email Mission Control at TheBlast@cookchildrens.org.

Yes. Participants may sign up on the morning of April 1 until 10:00 a.m. at the registration table.

No. The Blast is an untimed, family-friendly walk. We encourage participants to reflect and engage with other team members along the walk.

The Blast does not issue refunds for participant registration. If you are unable to attend The Blast on April 1, check out the Event Info tab to learn more about how to participate from wherever you are!

Yes, both are allowed.

Yes, pets of non-aggressive breeds are welcome.

Click on Event Info for details about this special way we honor, celebrate and remember patients during The Blast.

Volunteers are needed for The Blast! Visit our volunteer page for more information.

For more information or to ask questions, contact Claire Jones at claire.jones@cookchildrens.org or 682-885-4883.