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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

2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Chicago, IL – Grant Park - Sunday, October 11, 2015

The lottery period runs from March 10th – April 21st.

Whether you are a first time marathoner or a seasoned veteran, you know the power of running! Imagine crossing that finish line fueled by the knowledge that you made a difference in the life of those suffering from Alzheimer’s! You may bypass the lottery and secure a GUARANTEED CHARITY ENTRY by joining ALZ Stars today. Join 45,000 participants from over 120 countries and all 50 states at the start line of this world marathon major. Together, we CAN outRUN Alzheimer’s. By securing a guaranteed charity entry you are committing to a required $1,000 fundraising minimum if you join the team before the lottery period ends on April 21st. After April 21st, the minimum is $1,500. Click here to join the team and guarantee your entry today!

For more details contact Sharri Scott at sscott@alz.org, 847.324.0378.

*Once you join the ALZ Stars team, you will be sent a separate link to register for the Chicago Marathon.

Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K
Kick off running season with ALZ Stars! Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or wish to participate in your first race, this is the event for you.

Additional ALZ Stars Opportunities
ALZ Stars miscellaneous gives you the freedom to choose your own event! 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!


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: Sharon Scott, Manager, Athletic Events at 847.324.0378 or sscott@alz.org


Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.