London Memory Walk Half Marathon

Date: Saturday 12 October 2019

Walk Details

Walk type:
Memory Walk Plus
Arrive from:
Walk starts:
Meeting point:

Southwark Park bandstand

Walk distance:
13.1 miles
  • refreshments
  • toilets

Register for this walk

We ask for your email address so we can update you on Memory Walk and share fundraising hints and tips. To register online you will need to provide an email address. If you have difficulties registering, please call us on 0300 330 5452.

The wonderful people of London Memory Walk Half Marathon have so far raised £39,175

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. 

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.

Event Resources

After signing up

We'll make sure you have everything you need, including;

  • A Regatta training guide to help prepare
  • 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 refreshments at our walk checkpoints
  • 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!