Thank you to our 2019 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 2019 Walk.
Below please find the information to help you on
Visit your Participant Center to see your progress and thank your donors!
Day of Details...
1. Where/When: Sunday, September 22nd, Tongva
Park (Santa Monica): Tongva Park is a beautiful park
the heart of downtown Santa Monica, across the street from the Santa
Monica Pier and just minutes from the sand! The award winning park
features 18' overlooks with ocean views, a children's discovery play
area with a splash pad, shaded picnic areas and free Wi-Fi.
To find Tongva Park please use this address via GPS
1685 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Onsite registration opens at 9:00am. Opening ceremonies
at 10:00 am. Walk starts at 10:30 am.
Parking is available at various structures and streets around Tongva
Park. The closest structures are Civic Lot and Structure 8 Public
Parking. More information on those structures is below. For other
parking options in Downtown Santa Monica visit the ParkMe website or
download the ParkMe App. For participants requiring assistance there
will be a drop off zone on Main Street in front of Tongva Park.
Civic Lot: Located on Main Street and 4th Street, Civic
open 24 hours and charges a flat rate of $5 on Sunday.
Structure 8 Public Parking: Located on Colorado Avenue
Street, Structure 8 is a short walk from Tongva Park. Lot is open 24
hours, is free from 8AM-11AM on Sunday and charges $1.25 for the first
two hours thereafter, and $1.85 for each additional 30 minutes.
3. Registration/ Check-In
Everyone over age 16 MUST check in individually at the registration
area. If you already registered, you will get your wristband and drop off
any donations you may have. If you are registering on Sunday, you will register on site and
get a wristband.
Registered walkers who raise $100 or more will be eligible for a Walk
to End Alzheimer's commemorative T-shirt. Tickets for T-shirts will be
given at registration/check-in.
*Team Captains, make sure your team members have enough in
their individual accounts to qualify, each walker must have
$100 on their personal page to receive a shirt.
Wristbands (from registration/check-in) are required for all
refreshments and snacks.
6. Champions, Grand Champions & Elite Grand Champions
Participants who have raised $500 will receive a Champion
medal, participants who have raised $1000 and over will
receive a medal and a Grand Champion T-shirt. Participants who have
raised $2,500 will receive an Elite Grand Champion pull over.
Champions will receive a wristband at registration/check-in. Please
visit the tshirt booth for your t-shirt and visit the Champions
Breakfast area for your refreshments. Wristband is required for
Champions Breakfast access.
7. Walk Route
The route is a two mile non-competitive walk along the perimeter and
inside Tongva Park. The route will travel on sidewalks which at some
points narrow to two people wide. At no time will the route cross any
streets. Route is subject to minor changes prior to the event
but the route will be marked by signage prior to the walk. Tongva Park
and the City of Santa Monica asks that participants please stay on
walking paths at all times in order to not disturb the fragile
There is NO formal team meeting area. You should decide where
you will meet prior to Sunday and bring a team sign to help
your team find you. A map of Tongva Park can be found here.
Visit the Team Photos & Media Booth to take photos,
your team adventures to social media, and to sign up to tell your
9. Things To Bring
Sunscreen, sunglasses, hats, and other ways to shade yourself!
It may be hot. EZ Up's are NOT allowed. Chairs will be provided
in front of the stage for those who need them.
10. Four-Footed Canine Friends
Leashed dogs are welcome at Tongva Park - dress them in their finest
purple attires! Water bowls will be located at various areas, please
do not forget to clean up after your pet!
11. Be Good Neighbors
Tongva Park is located in Santa Monica, a Zero Waste Zone! Please
separate and place your trash and recyclables in the appropriate bins
as indicated. Let's do our part to help keep Santa Monica clean and
12. Keep fundraising!
Your Walk page will remain active until December 31st, and
incentives are tallied for 4 weeks post Walk! Keep raising money to
help find a cure and get great prizes.
We look forward to seeing you on Sunday!
- Alzheimer's Association California Southland Chapter Team
P.S. Don't forget to let your social circles know you're
#ENDALZ! Use the hashtags #ENDALZ, #Walk2EndALZ,
and #ShowYourPurple on Walk Day and "Like/Follow" us on
Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
MOBILE CHECK DEPOSIT INSTRUCTIONS
Avoid the delay of funds showing up on your fundraising page by downloading the Walk to End Alzheimer's app and uploading checks yourself! We’re excited to continue the use of the Mobile Check Deposit, a feature that has been added to our mobile app for iPhone and Android users. Use the Walk to End Alzheimer’s app to scan any check donations you receive toward your fundraising efforts, and have them immediately added to your page and deposited to the Alzheimer's Association! Click here to learn how to use this feature!