Leicester Memory Walk, Abbey Park
Date: Sunday 22 September 2019
- Walk type:
- Memory Walk
- £10.00 (under 16s free)
- Arrive from:
- Walk starts:
- Meeting point:
By the bandstand
- Walk distance:
- 3.5km or 6km
Register for this walk
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With every step you will help change the lives of people affected by dementia – now and in the future. Register yourself or a team, and start fundraising today!
Join us in the lovely Abbey Park for Memory Walk this September.
Sign up or join a team and pledge to raise £160 to help defeat dementia today. If you create a team your friends and family will be able to register individually using the team code and link sent in your welcome email.
Once registered, start your fundraising and smash your £160 target! Every pound you raise will change the lives of people affected by dementia – now and in the future.
Registrations close Thursday 19 September.
What to expect on the day
Take the shorter 3km walk for a gentle stroll around Abbey Park and past the historic ruins which is suitable for Memory Walkers of all ages including pushchairs and wheelchairs. The longer 6.5km walk will take you around Abbey Park before walking along the banks of the River Soar and past the National Space Centre. Please note all routes and distances are subject to change.
All routes will start and finish at by the bandstand, where there will be a hive of activity to get everyone ready for Memory Walk. Please note the event site is on grass. Take a moment to reflect on who you are walking for by leaving a message on the Memory Tree, and watch it blossom through the day.
How to get there
Memory Walk will start and finish at Abbey Park bandstand, which is located a short walk from Abbey Park car park.
There is no dedicated event parking, please use city centre parking and public transport. Abbey Park is 2km walk from Leicester train station.
To keep Leicester environmentally friendly please choose the most sustainable method of transport and car share where possible.
Registration will close Thursday 19th September 2019 and you will not be able to register at the event. So sign up now and get your team members to do so too!