Registration is open for Walk MS: New Orleans 2015, presented by Peoples Health, which will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 21, at Audubon Park, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans.

The event is sponsored by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to support programs and services for more than 8,800 Louisianans affected by multiple sclerosis, including more than 3,700 diagnosed with the disease.

Walk MS: New Orleans is one of a series of 32 Walk MS events taking place within the society’s South Central five-state region. Since Walk MS began in 1988, it has raised more than $870 million to support life-changing programs and cutting-edge research.

Walk MS: New Orleans 2015 is a family-friendly event featuring fully accessible mile and half-mile route options. On-site registration and check-in begins at 8 a.m., followed by a 9 a.m. official start time.

Participants can enjoy complimentary food and entertainment before and after the event.

There is no cost to register; however, all participants are encouraged to actively help raise money. To register, visit www.walkMS.org.