Running Down Dementia

Run or walk 50km before 31 January.

1 in 3 people born today will develop dementia in their lifetime - we urgently need breakthroughs in research to help change this.

Sign up today. Because hope for breakthroughs starts with you putting on your trainers, and it could end with a cure for dementia.

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Go the distance for dementia research

Whether you brave the icy mornings alone, take part in your local parkrun, or get a group together for motivation, every km you tally brings us one step closer to finding a cure for dementia.

However you decide to take on the challenge, we’ll be here to support you every step of the way. Why not set yourself a personal fundraising goal? If you raise £100 you’ll receive a free Alzheimer’s Research UK neckwarmer and if you raise £200 you’ll receive a free Running Down Dementia running top!

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Take part for that feeling…

When you challenge yourself

It doesn’t matter if you’re a keen runner or total beginner. With Running Down Dementia, you set your own personal targets – whether that’s braving your first lunchtime run or setting yourself a marathon challenge!

When you get fit and active

We know it can be difficult to stay fit and active during winter, but Running Down Dementia is a great way to get moving whenever it suits you – and enjoy some much-needed me-time. 

When you help make an impact

Whatever your ability, you’ll be running towards finding a cure for dementia. By raising £100, you will make breakthroughs in dementia research possible – that could one day free people from the fear of dementia.

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