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About the Walk | Join a Walk | What to Expect on Walk Day

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About Walk to End Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's™ is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions. Together, we can end Alzheimer's disease, the nation's sixth-leading cause of death.

At walks throughout the Greater Dallas area, thousands of walkers show their support for the cause, and together we raised more than $682,000 in 2012! Participating in your local Walk is a meaningful way to make a difference in your community. There is no fee to register and no fundraising minimum to participate, although we encourage you to fundraise and earn some fantastic prizes while benefiting a great cause. Each walker who raises $100 or more is eligible to receive one Walk t-shirt.

Help Us Finish the Last Mile!

Thank you to all who helped make our 2013 Walk to End Alzheimer's a great success. Help us reach our goal of $582,000 for the Dallas Walk to End Alzheimer's by donating Here

What to Expect on Walk Day

Planning for the 2013 Walk to End Alzheimer's is in full swing. The event includes entertainment and fun for the whole family. Typical event details include:

  • Scenic 2.5 to 3-mile walk route (with shorter route options available)
  • Strollers and dogs are welcome
  • Music and live entertainment
  • Fun family activities
  • Promise Garden
  • Light snacks and water
  • Information on Alzheimer's Association programs and services
  • Information about Corporate Sponsors' products and services
  • Mission-focused event to celebrate the difference we are making!


Start a Team
Forming a team for the Walk to End Alzheimer's can enhance your experience and multiply your impact in the fight against Alzheimer's. Team captains are the heart of Walk. As a team captain, you recruit your team of family, friends, and co-workers, help them fundraise, keep them motivated, and have fun fighting for a great cause. You will also have access to a team fundraising Web page with tools to help make your team a success.

Team Captain Guide | Team Contribution Form | Registration Form
Watch the Video on How to Register Online


It's never too early to set a goal and start your Walk to End Alzheimer's fundraising. The earlier you begin, the more dollars you can raise to fuel our mission-related initiatives of care, support and research.

T-shirt Mania
Each individual who raises $100 or more will receive one 2013 Walk to End Alzheimer's t-shirt. Add it to your collection!
Champion's Club
Definition of a champion: a person who fights for or defends any person or cause.

Any individual who raises $500 or more for the Walk to End Alzheimer's becomes a member of the Champion's Club.
VIP Breakfast
Our top fundraising team, top sponsors, and Champion's Club members will be invited to our VIP Breakfast the morning of the walk.

Walk staff is always available to help you with your fundraising efforts. We are happy to share great ideas, success stories, and materials to make it fun and easy.

Walk Toolkit: Click here for fundraising tools and resources

Become a Sponsor

The Alzheimer's Association offers opportunities for companies to promote their commitment to our cause. To find out how your organization can support the Walk to End Alzheimer's, contact Erica Goldberg at egoldberg@alz.org


Walk to End Alzheimer's would not be possible without the support of our fantastic volunteers! As a volunteer, we count on your invaluable contribution of time and energy to make the event a success. Walk Day Volunteers help us accomplish essential tasks and interact with walkers to ensure they have a great experience. To volunteer on the day of the Walk, please fill out our online Volunteer Application.

Thank you for your amazing hard work and dedication!

For all Walk to End Alzheimer's inquiries,
please call 214.540.2413


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.