Thousands gather for Walk to End Alzheimer's

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Alzheimer's Association's Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Chicago's walk was recently ranked in the top 5 of walks in the United States. More than 4,000 people are gathering at Montrose Harbor on September 24 to take part in 2017's Chicago Walk to End Alzheimer's. There are hundreds of walks just like it around the country. You can find a walk near you by visiting

ABC 7 is a proud sponsor of the Chicago Walk to End Alzheimer's. Anchor Alan Krashesky met with the crowd live before the opening ceremonies.

Chicago Walk to End Alzheimer's
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Registration: 8 a.m.
Opening Ceremony, hosted by honorary chair Alan Krashesky: 9:30 a.m.
Walk, kick-off: 10 a.m.

Montrose Harbor
Admission/Ticket Prices: Free, though donation are suggested
Deadline to register: Registration available at event

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