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Rise up, Rise up! Alzheimer’s activists

Rise up, Rise up! Alzheimer’s activists

by TEAM ALZLIVE
Administrator

Alzheimer’s activists aren’t slouches.

Other fundraising events may have a leg up on Alzheimer’s, with decades of runs, walkathons, polar bear dips, flower drives and cookie sales, raising billions. But as Alzheimer’s Memory Walks and their like snake over the landscape, up and down streets, on football fields and ice rinks, AD awareness-raisers are making their presence felt.

Here’s a short list of events across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom until the end of 2014. Sign up, support or donate. Alzheimer’s is the sleeping giant that will soon impact all our lives in one way or another. Wear the purple! Let’s start making a difference now. 

Events for Alzheimer’s Activists

CANADA

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Run for Heroes Marathon

World Alzheimer’s Day Run

September 20-21, 2014

Route Length: 5km, 10km, 21km, 42km

3295 Meloche Road,
Amherstburg, ON,
Canada
Register here

 

Scotiabank Hockey for Alzheimer’s

Vancouver, British Columbia

November 14-16, 2014

Vancouver, British Columbia

Canada
Register here

 

UNITED STATES

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Fort Smith, Arizona

September 6, 2014

Route Length: 2.5 miles

121 Riverfront Drive,

Ft. Smith, AR

72901
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

St. Louis, Missouri

September 6, 2014

Route Length: 1-Mile and 3-Mile Walk Options

1401 Clark Ave,
St. Louis, MO
63103
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Honolulu, Hawaii

September 6, 2014

Route Length: 3 miles

1201 Ala Moana Blvd.,
Honolulu, HI
96814
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Roswell, New Mexico

September 6, 2014

Route Length: 2 miles

400 N Virginia Ave.,

Roswell, NM

88201
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Modesto, California

September 6, 2014

Route Length: 2 miles

401 Needham Ave,
Modesto, CA
95354
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Lubbock, Texas

September 6, 2014

Route Length: 1 mile, 2 miles

413 E. Broadway,
Lubbock, TX
79403
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Portland, Oregon

September 7, 2014

Route Length: 2.99 miles

1940 N Victory Blvd.,

Portland, OR
97217
Register here

 

Walk to end Alzheimer’s

Grand Rapids, Michigan

September 13, 2014

Route length: 2.5 miles

1415 Maynard Ave. SW,
Walker, MI
49534
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Santa Fe, New Mexico

September 13, 2014

Route Length: 2 miles

740 Cerrillos Rd,
Santa Fe, NM
87505
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Denver, Colorado 

September 20, 2014

Route Length: 5km

Denver City Park

17th Ave. and Colorado Blvd.,
Denver, CO
80205
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Highland, New York

September 20, 2014

Route Length: 2 miles

Walkway Over the Hudson,
Highland, NY

12524
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

September 20, 2014

Seattle, Washington

Route Length: 2 miles

860 Terry Ave N,
Seattle, WA
98109
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

September 20, 2014

Columbus, Ohio
Route Length: 5km

330 Huntington Park Lane,
Columbus, OH
43215
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Colorado Springs, Colorado

September 20, 2014

Route Length: 5km

126 Cimino Drive,
Colorado Springs,
CO 80903
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

San Francisco, California

September 20, 2014

Route Length: 3 miles

290 Channel Street,

San Francisco, CA

94158
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Amarillo, Texas

September 20, 2014

Route Length: 2 miles

4101 Line Ave,
Amarillo, TX
79106
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Des Moines, Iowa

September 20, 2014

Route Length: TBD

Des Moines, IA

50319
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

San Antonio, Texas

September 20, 2014

Route Length: 2 miles

San Antonio, TX
78219
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Buffalo, New York

September 20, 2014

Route Length: 2 miles

Buffalo, NY
14214
Register here

 

Alzheimer’s Benefit Car and Truck Show

Frederick, Maryland

September 21, 2014

1601 Bowmans Farm Road

Frederick ,MD,
21701
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Lincoln, Nebraska

September 21, 2014

Route Length: 2 miles

Lincoln, NE

68506
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Minneapolis, Minnesota

September 27, 2014

Route Length: 1 mile, 3 miles

1 Twins Way,
Minneapolis, MN
55403
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Atlanta, Georgia

September 27, 2014

Route Length: 3.1 miles

18th Street NW,

Atlanta, GA

30363
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Albuquerque, New Mexico

September 27, 2014
Route Length: 2 miles

1 Civic Plaza NW,

Albuquerque, NM

87102
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Sacramento, California

September 27, 2014

Route Length: 2 miles

N St & 11th St,
Sacramento, CA
95814
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Edwardsville, Illinois

September 27, 2014

Route Length: 1 mile, 3 miles

1 Hairpin Dr,

Edwardsville, IL

62026
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

New Milford, Connecticut

September 27, 2014

Route Length: 2 miles

64 Lanesville Rd,

New Milford, CT

06776
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Fresno, California

September 27, 2014

Route Length: 2 miles

1301 East Via Roma (Friant Rd. and Copper Ave.),
Fresno, CA
93730
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

El Paso, Texas
September 27, 2014

Route Length: 1 mile

4201 S. Highway 28,
El Paso, TX
79912
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Chicago, Illinois

September 28, 2014

Route Length: 5km

Montrose Avenue & Simonds Drive,

Chicago, IL

60613
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Westchester County, New York

September 28, 2014

Route Length: 3 miles

550 North Street (Bryant Ave. Entrance Side),
White Plains, NY
10601
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Boston, Massachusetts

September 28, 2014

Route Length: TBD

Constitution Road,
Boston, MA
02129
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Dallas, Texas

October 4, 2014

Route Length: 5km

Dallas, TX
75219
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Ontario, California

October 11, 2014

Route Length: 2 miles

800 North Archibald Avenue,
Ontario, CA
91764
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Waco, Texas

October 11, 2014

Route Length: 2 miles

101 N. University Parks Dr.
Waco, TX
76701
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Richmond, Virginia

October 18, 2014

Route Length: 1 mile, 3 miles

4600 Cox Road,
Richmond (Glen Allen), VA
2306
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Orlando, Florida

October 18, 2014

Route Length: 2 miles

195 N Rosalind Avenue,

Orlando, FL

32801
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Long Beach, California

October 18, 2014

Route Length: 5km

340 E. Shoreline Drive,
Long Beach, CA
90802
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

New York City, New York

October 19, 2014

Route Length: 2 miles

97th Street & Riverside Drive,
New York, NY

10025
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Austin, Texas
October 25, 2014

Route Length: 5km

3520 Executive Center Drive #140,
Austin, TX
78731
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Washington, DC

October 25, 2014

Route Length: 1 mile, 3 miles

15th Street, NW,

Washington, DC

20007
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s:

Fort Worth, Texas

October 25, 2014

Route Length: 2 miles

Fort Worth, TX
76102
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Houston, Texas

October 25, 2014

Route Length: 3.1 miles

400 Hamilton Street,
Houston, TX
77002
Register Here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Tucson, Arizona

November 1, 2014

Route Length: 2 miles

Tucson, AZ

85716
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Memphis, Tennessee

November 1, 2014

Route Length: 2 miles

750 Cherry Road,
Memphis, TN
38117
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s:

Los Angeles, California

November 2, 2014

Route Length: 5km

2000 Avenue of The Stars,
Los Angeles
Century
City, CA
90067
Register here

 

Cycle for ALZ

Brevard, Florida

Route Length: 10 miles, 65 miles, 100 miles

Brevard, Florida
Register here

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Phoenix, Arizona

November 8, 2014

Route Length: 2 miles

Phoenix, AZ
85007
Register here

 

Blondes vs. Brunettes
(Flag Football)

Washington, D.C

November 16, 2014

2100 Foxhall Road,
NW
Washington, DC
20007
Register here

 

UNITED KINGDOM

Galway cycle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Great London Swim 

August 30, 2014

Distance: 1/2 mile, 1 mile

Docklands Sailing & Watersports Centre in Millwall Dock, London

Register here

Leeds Memory Walk

September 6, 2014

Route Length: 2km or 10km
Princes’ Avenue, Roundhay Park,
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LS8 1DF
Register here

 

Belfast Memory Walk

September 20, 2014

Route Length: 2km or 10km
Parliament Buildings

Belfast, Ireland

BT4 3SH

Register here

 

The Dornoch Treasure Walk

September 20, 2014

Route Length: 10 miles

Evelix Road,
Dornoch, Sutherland
Scotland
IV25 3NH
Register here

 

London Memory Walk

September 21, 2014
Route Length: 2km; 10km
London, England
SW11 4NJ
Register here

 

Manchester Memory Walk

September 27, 2014
Route Length: 2km, 10km

The Farm Centre,
Manchester, England
M25 2SW
Register here

 

Bristol Memory Walk

October 11, 2014

Route Length: 1.5km, 10km
Henbury Rd,

Bristol, England
BS10 7QS
Register here

Great North Swim

2015 – TBC

Lake Windermere, Lake District

Register here

Great East Swim

2015 – TBC

Alton Water Park, Suffolk

Distances: 1/2 mile, 1 mile, 2 miles, 5 km

Register here

Great Manchester Swim

2015

Salford Quays, Greater Manchester

Register here



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