Walk For A Cure | London
Sat 6 Jul 2024 London, UK

Walk For A Cure | London

A brand new, family-friendly, accessible 5K walk for everyone impacted by dementia. Join hundreds of others and be part of the movement walking to find a cure and sharing a day out with the community.

  • Sat 6 Jul 2024
Lee Valley Park, London

Walk For A Cure | London



All ages

  • 5 km


2024 date to be confirmed.

Walk For A Cure is a brand new walking event organised by the UK's leading dementia research charity, Alzheimer’s Research UK.

It gives everyone impacted by dementia a wonderful opportunity to come together in a stunning location to walk, talk and support the charity and each other.

Walk 5K through the stunning London regional park, Lee Valley Park, before collecting your medal and celebrating your achievement in the event village with other supporters.

To unite walkers even more, each walker will receive a t-shirt and lanyard in the colour relating to the main reason they're walking.

Why are you walking?

  • For people like me, who are living with dementia

    Walk For A Cure is an inclusive space for everyone.

  • For someone I love, affected by dementia

    Walk for someone you love to show you care and to take positive steps towards a cure.

  • For someone special to me, who was taken by dementia

    Walk in memory of a special person to remember them, honour them and keep memories alive.

  • For A Cure

    One in two people in the UK will either develop dementia, care for someone with the condition, or both. This cannot go on. We need to Walk For A Cure.

  • All fitness levels
  • Dogs allowed
  • Event village
  • Families
  • Fancy dress
  • Free venue entry
  • Newcomers
  • Teams
  • Wheelchair users

Walk For A Cure is an event for everybody.

Why are you walking?

For people like me who are living with dementia.
For someone I love, affected by dementia.
For someone special to me, who was taken by dementia.
For A Cure.

  • Cafe
  • Park
  • Toilets
  • Urban

Event HQ

Lee Valley Park
Greater London
E10 7QL

A stunning London regional park to explore and enjoy with a charity event village as the hub for the day with toilets and refreshments.

  • Flat
  • No cut off time
  • Out and back
  • Single start
  • Traffic free
  • Way markers

The 5K walk will be entirely within Lee Valley Park on accessible paths along a well-marked route and completely traffic-free.


  • Public transport links

  • Eco medal
  • T-shirt


  • Free entry
  • An enjoyable day out
  • T-shirt
  • Lanyard
  • Eco medal
  • Fundraising materials
  • Online fundraising page
  • Fundraising support and inspiration from the Alzheimer's Research UK Events Team
  • Refreshments after the walk

Everyone will receive a t-shirt and lanyard in the colour which shows the main reason they are walking.

At the end of the walk your lanyard will become your medal!

The bespoke medals are an eco-friendly, wooden design.

  • Fundraising materials
  • Fundraising required
  • Fundraising support
  • Submit fundraising up to 1 month after event

Alzheimer's Research UK

We exist for a cure.

If nothing changes, one in two of us will be directly affected by dementia. We will either care for someone with dementia, develop it ourselves, or both.

This cannot go on.

Sign up to this event today to put a stop to dementia

Fundraising target

Sign up to this 5K walk and choose your sponsorship target:

  • £100

    Could help fund research to improve MRI brain scanning.

  • £125

    Could help researchers build on knowledge of Alzheimer’s genetics.

  • £250

    Could pay for a genetic test to help identify dementia risk genes.

  • £500

    Could help to fund vital clinical trials on new dementia treatments.

  • All ages
  • Entries open
  • Enter online
  • Fundraising required

All ages and abilities are welcome! Under 18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.

Entry fees

Entry fee


Minimum sponsorship


I'm walking for someone I love, affected by dementia.

We don’t want other families to go through this heartache. We must all Walk For A Cure. Hat, London

I'm walking for someone special to me, taken by dementia.

I know that one day there will be a cure for the diseases that cause dementia and I’m proud to be doing my bit to help us get there. John, Yorkshire

I'm walking for people like me, living with dementia.

I'm so excited to take part in Walk For A Cure and I hope lots of people will join me at the events around the country. Olive, Scotland