Thank you to our 2016 champions, teams, walkers, donors and sponsors! Registration is closed, but fundraising is still open!
All donations made through the end of the year will benefit the 2016 Walk.
Thank you for helping us advance Alzheimer's support, care, and research!
We have raised
2016 UPDATE FOR WALK DAY!
WEATHER FORECAST: Sunshine and a few clouds with a high of 89.
CLEVELAND GREENWAY PARK is located on Raider Drive across from Cleveland High School.
FREE PARKING is available in the fenced lot next to the park. Gates will open at 8:00 a.m. and all cars must be out by 12:30 p.m. as the gates will be locked.
LIMITED HANDICAPPED PARKING will be available at the lot in the park down at the end next to the restrooms.
All registered walkers must check-in at REGISTRATION to receive wristband. All others must register at WALK-UP REGISTRATION to turn in fundraising money & receive wristband.
T-SHIRTS: All walkers who raise $100 or more receive a FREE t-shirt. You will receive a red claim ticket at registration and can pick up your shirt at the t-shirt booth.
TEAM SIGNS: All teams who are registered on-line by NOON on Friday will receive a FREE team sign to carry. The Team Captain should pick up the sign unless otherwise directed.
CHAMPIONS CLUB: All walkers who raise $500+ will receive a Champions Club medal and all walkers who raise $1000+ will also receive a Grand Champion medal. Claim forms will be given out at registration and you can pick up your medals at the PURPLE Champions Club tent.
TEAM PHOTOS: Please gather your team together and have a team photo made at the Stage prior to 9:55 a.m. We will stop team photos prior to the Opening Ceremony beginning.
PROMISE FLOWER: Be sure to stop by the Promise Flower tent and pick up your FREE Promise Flower. The different colors actually do mean something!
BLUE – For persons WITH Alzheimer’s disease
PURPLE – For persons who have lost someone to Alzheimer’s disease
YELLOW – For CAREGIVERS of someone with Alzheimer’s disease
ORANGE – Anyone who supports the cause to END ALZ!
Pick up your FREE flower (one per person please!) and be ready to join in during the Opening Ceremony as we celebrate and honor those living with and lost to Alzheimer’s disease.
PICTURES! Please take lots of pictures and share them on social media using the hashtags #ENDALZ and #Walk2EndAlz. Let’s flood Facebook,Twitter and Instagram with our pics!!
VENDOR BOOTHS AND KIDZONE! Please visit our vendor booths for special games and activities! Some booths will be registering people for their own door prizes. We will also have snacks, an inflatable for everyone’s enjoyment, and a couple of booths will be handing out free bottled water.
OPENING CEREMONY: Our opening ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. The walk will begin at approximately 10:20.
WALK ROUTE: The Walk route is approximately 1.5 miles. The walk is an "out and back" and will end back at the stage area.
EMERGENCIES: Special thanks to Southeastern Ambulance Service for being on-site to assist with any medical emergencies. Volunteers and signage will be spaced throughout the walk route with their on-site phone number so that they can assist you quickly.
RESTROOMS: There are restrooms available in the Cleveland Greenway Park.
CLOSING CEREMONY: We will begin our Closing Ceremony at approximately 11:30-11:45. We will recognize all Champions Club members and top teams, as well as give away door prizes!
DOOR PRIZES!! Be sure to fill out an Advocacy Card at our Program Tent and then stay for the Closing Ceremony to win one of our Door Prizes! Must be present to win!
PROMISE GARDEN: Make sure to visit the Promise Garden and find your flower! Take this home with you as a special remembrance of the 2016 WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S!
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND**CLOSING CEREMONY AND TROPHYS! We are bringing back our closing ceremony and trophy presentations! At approximately 11:45 (as soon as most walkers have returned), we will begin our closing ceremony. We will present trophies to our Top Three Family Teams, our Top Three Corporate Teams and our Top Three Individual Fundraisers based on total dollars turned in by the end of walk!
TEXT TO DONATE! Text "2ENDALZ" to 51555 to donate to your favorite team or walker!
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