Do something good once in a while and join the Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Clover Island in Kennewick, Washington on Saturday, September 12.
About Walk to End Alzheimer’s
The Alzheimer's Association's Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The event is held every year in more than 600 communities all over the country. Walk to End Alzheimer’s is certainly an inspiring event that calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions.
Details of the Event
Registration will start at 8:30 in the morning. Ceremony will follow at 9:45 and the Walk will begin at 10:00. Route length is 3 miles.
Are pets, strollers, bicycles and skates allowed on walk day?
Strollers are allowed, but for everyone’s safety, skateboards, bicycles, inline skates and wheelie footwear are discouraged. Depending on the Walk location rules, well-behaved dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash at all times.
What happens if it rains?
Walk is a rain or shine event. However, in the case of severe weather, organizers may cancel. If this is the case, they will update their Walk homepage on or before the morning of the event.
Volunteers are needed! Know anyone who might be interested in helping on the day of the event?
Volunteers are needed to help with set-up, clean-up, registration, water stops, promise garden, the T-shirt tent and so much more. All interested volunteers should visit the volunteers page for more information about event day roles and responsibilities.
How to get a Promise Garden flower?
On Walk day, you will receive a wristband. Each registered walker with a wristband will receive a Promise Garden flower. Please choose the color that best represents your connection to the disease.
- Blue represents someone with Alzheimer's or dementia
- Purple is for someone who has lost a loved one to the disease.
- Yellow represents someone who is currently supporting or caring for someone with Alzheimer’s.
- Orange is for everyone who supports the cause and vision of a world without Alzheimer’s.
To register to the 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s please click here.Posted by Colleen D. Lane on