Hundreds of Rockford residents will join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease at the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The funds raised support the care, support and research programs of the Alzheimer’s Association.
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. On Walk day, participants will honor those affected by Alzheimer's disease with Promise Flowers during the poignant Promise Garden Ceremony – a moving display of hope to represent the personal reasons participants join together to fight Alzheimer’s. Participants can join a team or register to walk as an individual at alz.org/walk.
Directions: Mercyhealth Sportscore One – 1288 Elmwood Road, Rockford, IL 61101 - Located on the west bank of the Rock River at Elmwood Rd. From I-90: Exit at Riverside Blvd. and go west across the river to N. Main St. (IL 2). Turn right on N. Main to Elmwood Rd. and turn right back toward the river. From the south: Exit U.S. Bypass 20 on IL 2 and go north through Rockford to Elmwood Rd. and turn right. From the west. Take U.S. Business 20 to Springfield Ave. Turn left on Springfield, which will become Riverside Blvd. From Riverside Blvd., turn left on IL 2 to Elmwood Rd. and then turn right.