The 8th Annual Chatham County Alzheimer’s Walk and 5K Run will be held Saturday, September 15, at Galloway Ridge at Fearrington in Pittsboro. The event has something for the whole family, including a Fun Run for children ages 4-11. Enjoy a resource fair, music, face painting and food vendors at the event. Pre-registration opens May 12. Onsite registration begins at 7:00 a.m. on event day. The Fun Run kicks off at 8 am and the 5K Run and Walk begins at 8:30 a.m.
Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. Walks held around the state offer a chance for caregivers and individuals with Alzheimer’s and dementia to connect with resources in their community and find support from one another. They also raise much-needed funding.
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Information about the event is available in : English