Walk to End Alzheimer's at Kit Carson Park in Escondido

22sep8:00 am11:00 amWalk to End Alzheimer's at Kit Carson Park in Escondido8:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Details

Join the San Diego/Imperial Alzheimer’s Association Chapter for a 2-mile walk through Kit Carson Park to raise awareness and funds to help the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. There will be face painting, a craft booth, a stilt walker, live music and Queen Califia’s Magical Circle Sculpture Garden. It’s a great event for the whole family! To register online go to; alz.org/walk then select the Escondido Walk or act.alz.org/escondido. Otherwise registration at the event opens at 7:30AM!

This is the third year that the local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association has held the North County Walk in Escondido at Kit Carson Park. Last year there were over 800 walkers and $84,000 was raised. The 2018 goals are 1,350 walkers and $135,000 raised. Escondido Police Chief Craig Carter will MC the event.

Registration opens at 7:30 a.m.. Opening Ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Walk begins at 9 a.m.

About Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease!

When you participate in Walk, your fundraising dollars fuel our mission, and your participation in the event helps to change the level of Alzheimer’s awareness in your community. The Alzheimer’s Association provides free, easy-to-use tools and staff support to help participants reach their fundraising goal. While there is no fee to register, we encourage participants to fundraise in order to contribute to the cause and raise awareness.

Take the first step by finding a Walk near you. Once you register, you will have access to a wide range of tools and support through your customized Participant Center. Join us and lead the way to Alzheimer’s first survivor. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s disease!