Alzheimer's Walk set for Sunday in Iowa City

Hundreds expected at event in Lower City Park

City Park and Park Road bridge along the Iowa River in an aerial photograph in Iowa City on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette-KCRG TV9)
City Park and Park Road bridge along the Iowa River in an aerial photograph in Iowa City on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette-KCRG TV9)

IOWA CITY — The 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s takes place Sunday at Lower City Park, 200 E. Park Rd. in Iowa City.

Registration begins at 12:30 p.m., followed by a ceremony at 1:30 p.m. and the walk at 2 p.m.

Hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association, the walk aims to raise money and awareness in the battle against Alzheimer’s. According to the event website, more than 325 participants from 63 teams are planning to take part in the event. So far, nearly $60,000 has been raised by participants.

Those who attend can choose to walk 1 mile or 2 miles.

For more information, contact Alison Winn at (319) 294-9699 or awinn@alz.org.

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