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2021 Walk to End Alzheimer's - Columbus, OH

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Campaign Progress
of Goal
$132,405 Raised
18% Achieved




Our Goal

We're walking in 2021 — and we invite you to join us.

Walk to End Alzheimer's is full of flowers, each carried by someone committed to raising funds and awareness for a breakthrough in the fight against Alzheimer's and all other dementia. Whether you join us in person or Walk From Home, your participation makes a difference in the lives of those facing the disease.

Event Details

Registration at 12 p.m.
Ceremony at 2 p.m.
Walk at 2:15 p.m.

Columbus Commons
160 S High St, Columbus, OH
Columbus, OH 43215
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Ellie Thien

VOLUNTEER More event info

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We're moving forward with plans to host in-person events this fall while keeping your health and safety as our top priorities. Registered participants who wish to Walk From Home can find more details in their Participant Center.

News and Announcements

Watch this space to learn about upcoming events and the latest Walk to End Alzheimer's news!


During Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month we want to highlight our dedicated sponsors. These companies give their support early in the season to help move the full mission of the Alzheimer's Association forward. We are grateful to work as partnership in the fight against Alzheimer's. 

 Columbus Early Bird Sponsor Updated


2021 "Batter Up" Team Captain Walk Challenge

The 2021 "Batter Up" Team Captain Walk Challenge has come to an end and we want to recognize 21 teams that hit a HOME RUN! 
The teams listed below worked hard to round the bases by completing challenge.  Each team personalized their Walk page, recruited Walkers and raised over $500 leading the way in the fight against Alzheimer's.  They have earned a limited edition Batter Up Challenge tee.  Thank you, thank you, thank you! 

Didn't get in on the action?  Join the Columbus Walk to End Alzheimer's Facebook Group to find the latest incentive opportunities. 

Batter Up Challenge - Columbus Final

Welcome: Ellie Thien, Columbus Walk Director

Ellie comes to the Alzheimer's Association with a background in non-profit fundraising, event planning, and Walk management. Having grown up in Columbus, she is excited to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research in the Central Ohio community. Ellie has a degree in History from Denison University and, in her free time, she loves to bake, entertain friends and family, and travel. 

Ellie Thien

Top Fundraisers

  1 -  Elite Grand Champion Self Donor Kim Waid ($4,720)
  2 -  Elite Grand Champion Brad Cochran ($3,610)
  3 -  Grand Champions Club Self Donor Jeri Diehl-Cusack ($2,375)
  4 -  Grand Champions Club Self Donor Eileen LaRosa ($2,205)
  5 -  Grand Champions Club Chanda Frenton ($1,820)
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  1 -  Nanas Team ($16,205)
  2 -  Senior Star - Dublin Retirement Village ($11,837)
  3 -  Bill's Buddies and The Ganzhorn Gang ($6,390)
  4 -  Cardinal Health Central Ohio ($3,760)
  5 -  Hurry Up Cure ($2,375)
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  1 - MurrVox Voice Imaging ($16,205)
  2 - Senior Star ($11,837)
  3 - Cornerstone Senior Marketing ($1,370)
  4 - JEA Senior Living ($986)
  5 - NAI Ohio Equities ($850)
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National Presenting Sponsors

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National Teams

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