Be part of something brilliant

Sign up to Running Down Dementia 2019! Every single step you run, jog or walk between 1 April and 31 August will move you closer to your target and help us meet ours – to bring about the first life-changing dementia treatment.

Sign up today and raise £100 to help make breakthroughs possible.

Which goal are you aiming for?

Run as a team?

Want to get your pals involved?
Sign up now, set up a team and invite your friends.

Run as a team?

Want to get your pals involved?
Sign up now, set up a team and invite your friends.

What you've achieved so far

Number of runners

2,613

Total £ raised

£114,092

Number of teams

392

Total KM run

173,672km

Your support makes breakthroughs possible

Right now 850,000 people in the UK are living with dementia.

Around every one of those people are friends and family, often struggling to keep life on track themselves. But by taking part in Running Down Dementia, you’re giving hope to them all by funding vital dementia research.

When you raise £200 you’ll receive a free Running Down Dementia t-shirt. Want to buy one? Get it here!

Our RDD Heroes

What drives our runners? What’s their reason for running? Find inspiration and motivation from our RDD Heroes, and join them by sharing your own experiences.

What you're sharing

We want to hear from you! Join the #TeamARUK community using #RunningDownDementia

Do it with your local parkrun

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Select your local parkrun when you sign up.