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About ALZ Stars

Go the distance with ALZ Stars! We're making moves to end Alzheimer's Disease one step at a time while we raise awareness and funds to benefit the research, care and support of the Alzheimer's Association. When you join ALZ Stars, you'll become part of a team that is passionate about finding a cure and making a difference in the lives of Alzheimer's patients and their caretakers. You'll also receive benefits such as fundraising and training support, opportunities for group runs and social activities, event apparel, fundraising incentives and event weekend activities such as pasta dinners and pre and post event festivities! And of course there is no better benefit than being a part of the team!

Please note that ALZ Stars registration is separate from event registration. ALZ Stars does not cover event registration.

ALZ Stars Events

Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8k
Date:  Sunday, April 3, 2016
Location:  Grant Park - Chicago, IL

Are you looking for a fun race to kick off the 2016 running season? Look no further! Challenge yourself to change the course of Alzheimer’s disease by signing up to run the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8k with ALZ Stars! The 37th annual race is one of Chicago's best running celebrations, with a one-of-a-kind course that weaves its way through Chicago's Loop - starting and finishing in Grant Park! Go the distance in the fight against this devastating disease by training for and completing this super fun 8k while raising valuable funds to advance the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. Let's Shuffle to END ALZ!

Sign up to Shuffle today!

Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Date:  October 9, 2016
Location: Grant Park - Chicago, IL
Are you interested in running the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon? Make your miles matter in the fight to END ALZ by doing it as a member of ALZ Stars. Benefits include marathon training programs with access to coaching and experts on important training topics, fully supported fundraising web-pages, fundraising incentives, exclusive team apparel, pasta dinner, race day pre & post event space, and most importantly, the camaraderie of a team that is striving for the same vision - a world without Alzheimer's! Registration will not open until early 2016. ALZ Stars will have a limited number of slots for the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Additional ALZ Stars Opportunities
Run it! Bike it! Swim it! Hike it! CREATE it!  You have the freedom to choose your own event to raise funds in the fight against Alzheimer's -  WHEREVER your challenges take you! It's the perfect fit for you to find your own challenge and accomplish your goals while supporting the Alzheimer's Association. The miscellaneous program also allows you to choose your own fundraising goal and earn ALZ Stars event day apparel when you raise $100! We're here to help you set your goals and support you as you reach them!


For more information about sponsorship opportunities please contact Sharri Scott, Manager, Athletic Events at 847.324.0378 or sscott@alz.org


Are you interested in volunteering with ALZ Stars?
Click here to fill out our volunteer application and select ALZ Stars as your area of interest.

Contact Us

If you would like more information about any of the ALZ Stars events please contact: Sharri Scott, Manager, Athletic Events at 847.324.0378 or sscott@alz.org


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Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.