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Memory Walk & Jog 2020

Friday, 27 September 2019

Welcome to season 2020 of Memory Walk & Jog. The weather is warming up and there’s a Spring in our step! We have a new look website, new locations, new ideas/initiatives and a whole lot of energy - ready to kick dementia’s butt.

Steps to a healthier you

Friday, 4 October 2019

You’ve registered for a Memory Walk & Jog event, organised your own or set your kilometre goal. Next up – training (and nutrition). Welcome to a healthier you! ‘The journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step’ (Lao Tzu).

Take a weight off our shoulders: train t...

Monday, 7 October 2019

Did you know that when you train with weights, you’re boosting your health? Weight training is not just for gym junkies with bulging biceps and super-sized shoulders.

History of Memory Walk & Jog

Wednesday, 16 October 2019

In 2004 Memory Walk & Jog began as just one small community event in Sydney with about 330 participants raising $60,000. As each year passed, more and more people became aware of the events.

National Grandparents Day

Friday, 25 October 2019

This Sunday is National Grandparents Day and to celebrate, we're offering a massive 30% discount* on full price Memory Walk & Jog tickets this weekend. Sign up today through Memory Walk & Jog events and use the promo code GPD2020 to get your tickets! Let's get active and beat dementia! *In addition to the early bird discount, we'll give you an extra 7% off. That’s a total of 30% off full price tickets! *In addition to the early bird discount, we'll give you an extra 7% off. That’s a total of 30% off full price tickets!

How to Register for Memory Walk & Jog

Friday, 22 November 2019

Have you registered yet? Here is a quick video tutorial on 'How to Register' for a Memory Walk & Jog event!

International Volunteer Day

Thursday, 5 December 2019

This International Volunteers Day, we want to say a huge thank you to all of our amazing Memory Walk & Jog volunteers. From being Al the Elephant to keeping us hydrated and moving in the right direction on event day, we cannot thank you enough! We really appreciate all the time and effort you put towards helping make our events successful!

Ita Buttrose urges Australians to get ac...

Friday, 6 December 2019

Dementia Australia’s National Ambassador Ita Buttrose AC OBE has called on the public to sign up and get training to support the 2020 Memory Walk & Jog season.