Fundraise for Alzheimer's Society at the TCS London Marathon
Dementia isn’t slowing down. Neither can you.
By 2025, there will be one million people in the UK living with dementia.
Alzheimer’s Society is the only UK charity that funds research, acts as a powerful force for change through campaigning, and gives expert advice, guidance and support through the most challenging days for people affected by dementia. We are a safe space to turn when people need us, giving help and hope to everyone living with dementia that there is a brighter future ahead.
But we can’t do it alone, we need you to run for us. We need your miles, your energy, and your determination.
Pave the way to better treatment as you head out on training runs, turn your marathon-morning nerves into groundbreaking studies, and make your thrill at the Finish Line the starting point for better dementia care.
Run alongside thousands of inspiring people like Hayley, who took on the 2022 TCS London Marathon for Alzheimer’s Society in honour of her grandma, and her grandad, who was a devoted and loving husband and carer.
“In 2022 I ran the London Marathon in memory of my wonderful grandma Elsie and my hero, grandad Jack. For as long as I knew my grandma, she was living with Alzheimer’s, and deteriorated to a point where my only real memories were visiting her in the care home and her love of Maltesers.
“We sadly lost her when I was 14. I am forever reminded about what an incredible woman she was, how much she loved everyone in her life.
“Although my grandad didn’t have Alzheimer’s, he went through every up and down associated with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. He dedicated a huge portion of his life to caring for her. Loving and empowering my grandma throughout her life: continuing to keep her memory alive after she’d passed.
Running the London Marathon was a way of completing a challenge in memory of my treasured grandparents.”
People affected by dementia deserve to have hope for the future through research, societal change and compassionate care. You can make this happen by joining team Alzheimer’s Society at the 2023 TCS London Marathon – because people affected by dementia deserve to have you on their team.
How to join team Alzheimer’s Society
You’ve already got a ballot place, so all that’s left is for us to welcome you to the team. Simply click here to register now.
As a member of our team, you’ll receive the same fantastic support as our charity place runners – the only difference is that you set your fundraising goals and we'll be on hand to make sure you smash them.
If you’d like to chat to us about your place and how you can make a difference, please contact the Events Team on email@example.com or call 0330 222 5808 – we'd love to hear from you.