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Alzheimer's Australia Memory Walk & Jog 2016

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The human brain works in mysterious ways. Its complex neural circuitry continues to puzzle scientists. Extensive research is being conducted to unravel the secrets of the brain and the strange & untimely diseases that pester it. Debilitating neurological problems might not always be genetic and can hit anybody at any stage of life. An inevitable neuron numbing disease lurking in the grooves of the most powerful organ of our body can befall the fittest.

Memory Walk & Jog, Alzheimer's Australia
Carousel Banner (from nsw.fightdementia.org.au)


As a contribution towards the global fight against brain diseases, Alzheimer's Australia encourages research and supports Dementia policy and services that include counselling and professional training. And as a fund raising initiative, it organises Annual Memory Walk and Jog across the Australian territories.



The 2016 Sydney event will take place on the 1st of May at the Leichhardt Oval #3 in Lilyfield.

Walk/Run Stretch: 2kms & 7.5kms
Ticket Prices:
Child under 5yrs: Free
Child (6-17 yrs): $25
Adult: $48
Senior: $25
Family (2 Parents 2 Kids/2 Seniors): $95
Corporate Trio Challenge: $130

Timings:
07:00am - On-the-day Registration Opens
08:10am - Welcome
08:20am - Warm Up
08:45am - 7.5km Runners Start
08:50am - 7.5km Walkers Start
08:55am - 2km Walkers Start
10:30am - Prize Presentation
11:00am Race Day finish
Times might change

Memory Walk & Jog, Alzheimer's Australia
image from reg.memorywalk.com.au/nsw/sydney


(To motivate participation there would be Prizes:
- Fastest Runner - $500 2XU Voucher, a Kleen Kanteen & a Women's Health Magazine, valued at over $560
- Top Team Fundraiser - $250 Coles Myers Voucher & $945 worth of Starshots photo-shoot
- Runner-up Highest Fundraiser - A $470 worth Ladies Pack
- Top Individual Fundraiser - A $299 Samsung Tablet)

If charity is your way of life or an occasional donation cheers the goodwill hunter inside you, then this communal run is for you. Moreover, for the daily joggers and flab fighters, this is a Double Bonanza - Spend CALORIES Earn GOOD KARMA!

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Why? Fundraising for Dementia
When: 1st May, 2016 - 7am to 12pm
Where: Leichhardt Oval #3, Lilyfield NSW 2040
Cost: Starting from $25
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Very nice write-up and it's for a great cause.
by Manoj (score: 1|30) 1616 days ago
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