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About Walk to End Alzheimer's

Walk to End Alzheimer's is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer care, support, and research - and it calls on people of all ages to take action in the fight. Year-round, our participants are involved in efforts to help defeat this devastating disease. Learn more about Walk to End Alzheimer's.

Walker news

Our heartfelt thanks to all who participated in our 2014 walks. Thank you for an amazing walk season!
Registration is open for the 2015 walks. See below for a walk date and location near you. If you are hosting a fundraiser or event for your team, please let us know and we will help promote it on social media.

Choose a walk near you

Most walks take place during the fall. Choose from a walk below to register or to support a walker.

Chattanooga

September 19, 2015

Tennessee Riverpark

Clarksville

October 03, 2015

McGregor Park

Cleveland

September 26, 2015

Cleveland Greenway

Limestone-Morgan County

October 03, 2015

Delano Park, Decatur AL

 East Central AL

 September 26,  2015

 Oxford Civic Center/Lake Park

Jackson

September 19, 2015

Union University

 Marion County

 October 10, 2015

 Marion County High School

Memphis

October 10, 2015

Memphis Botanic Garden

Nashville

October 17, 2015

Public Square Park

 North Alabama

 September 12, 2015  Huntsville Botanical Gardens

 Rutherford County

 October 24, 2015

 Gateway Trails

Tri-Cities

TBD

Bristol Motor Speedway

Tullahoma

September 12, 2015

South Jackson Civic Center

Start a team

Forming a team for the Walk to End Alzheimer's can enhance your experience and multiply your impact on the fight against Alzheimer's. Together, as a team, you are a force much greater than what you can accomplish alone.

Resources to help:

Team Captain Guide

How to Register Online

The Role of the Team Captain

Fundraising tools

Together, we're working towards ending Alzheimer's, and raising funds and awareness are crucial parts of this effort. You have the full support of the Alzheimer's Association behind you. Here are some tools to help you reach your goals.

Fundraising Ideas
List of ideas on how you can reach your fundraising goals.

Who Can I Ask?
Helpful list of people you know to help you get started.

Timeline & More Fundraising Ideas
Additional fundraising ideas with a timeline for success.

Walk to End Alzheimer's at a glance

  • Scenic courses
  • Wheelchair/stroller accessibility
  • Entertainment, activities for kids and kids-at-heart
  • Remembrance Areas
  • Displays from sponsors and community organizations
  • Refreshments
  • We also welcome volunteers for registration, checkpoints along the route, refreshments and displays

Our Walk goals are:

  • To raise $1,011,350 in cash contributions from walkers (individuals and teams), donors and corporate sponsors.
  • To increase the number of Walk to End Alzheimer's teams of family members, friends, neighbors, co-workers, social/civic/fraternal organizations, and sponsor organizations.

 


 

Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.