London Memory Walk Half Marathon
Date: Saturday 12 October 2019
- Walk type:
- Memory Walk Plus
- Arrive from:
- Walk starts:
- Meeting point:
Southwark Park bandstand
- Walk distance:
- 13.1 miles
Register for this walk
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!
Walk extra miles and make extra memories with Memory Walk Half Marathon, an event for those wanting to go the distance, for a world without dementia.
Sign up or join a team and pledge to raise £200 each to help defeat dementia today. Once registered, start your fundraising and smash your target! Every pound you raise will change the lives of people affected by dementia – now and in the future. Find out more below and in our factsheet.
Please note, exact start times are to be confirmed.
Registrations close Thursday 3 October.
Please note unfortunately we cannot accept under 16's for this event, due to the challenging nature of the walk.
What you'll get from us:
- A training guide to help prepare for your Memory Walk Plus
- A Memory Walk Plus t-shirt to wear on the day
- An exciting welcome pack with helpful hints and tips
- A finisher’s medal to celebrate your amazing achievement
- Chip timing to track your walk time
- Free lunch and refreshments at our walk checkpoint
- Maps and route information
- Regular updates from our team
Who will you walk with?
Train, walk and fundraise together at our London Memory Walk Marathon. Walking as part of a team is a great way to make the most of your challenge and share extra miles and extra memories together. 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. Please note Memory Walk Half Marathon is only suitable for walkers over the age of 16.
Fancy an even bigger challenge? You can sign up to our Marathon distance taking place on the same day
What to expect
The route is a half marathon distance (13.1 miles) which will take you from Southwark Park, along the south bank and north bank of the Thames, taking in the sights of the capital!
The route is on footpaths and pavements. Please note this route is a half marathon distance, so suitable footwear and a good level of fitness is essential. Please note all routes and distances are subject to change.
For more information about the walk, including what to bring on the day and FAQs, check out the event factsheet.
The route will start and finish at Southwark Park, where you can get ready for your Memory Walk Half Marathon in our walk village. Join fellow walkers who are all eager to go the extra mile, warm up and go! Before you set off take a moment to reflect on who you are walking for by leaving a message on the Memory Tree. Please note the event site is on grass.
How to get there
Memory Walk will start and finish at the north side of Southwark Park by the bandstand.
There is no dedicated event parking, please use public transport. Visit TFL for more information
Registration will close Thursday 3rd October 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!