Miles for Memories Events

The 2020 Miles For Memories Marathon Starts August 26th

YOUR $26 DONATION will register you to join the Miles for Memories Marathon. Add up your miles by walking a little every day. Complete your marathon by October 26 and receive your completion medal.
WHAT TO DO:
  • Click the purple $26 button to make your donation.
    (It will redirect you to Battle Creek Community Foundation.) 
  • Download the interactive pdf registration/pledge form.

     Miles For Memories Marathon Registration Form

  • Invite friends to join you and sign up as well. 
  • Ask friends to support your efforts to complete your marathon.
  • Walk for yourself and/or in support of another.
  • Keep track of your mileage on your personal device or download the progress chart, which includes space for the scavenger hunt.

     Miles For Memories Progress Chart

  • Join the daily scavenger hunt starting August 26 and post your finds on the Facebook Marathon event page.
  • Complete and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to let us know you’re in it for the long haul. 
Awards will be given for the greatest number of miles completed, most scavenger hunt finds, and most money raised.
Now’s a great time to start walking because movement matters for your physical health and your brain health. 
Miles For Memories Marathon Logo

INSTRUCTIONS: 
1) Download / save interactive pdf form to your computer.
2) Fill out the interactive form using Acrobat/Acrobat Reader.
3) Once completed, click the "Submit Form" button to email form to Miles For Memories.

Register For The Miles For Memories Marathon & Track Your Progress:
 Miles For Memories Marathon Registration Form

 Miles For Memories Progress Chart

2021 Events - COVID-19 has caused most events to be postponed for 2020. As event can be scheduled, the details for the event will be updated below. Select from the titles below to find more information about a Miles For Memories event.

  • Community Stroll - September 25, 2021

    Saturday, September 25, 2021.

    Downtown Battle Creek, Festival Market Square. 

    All ages are welcome to stroll with us along the 1/2 mile or 1 mile routes. People-friendly pets are welcome too. Participants can enjoy walking, drumming, painting, music and dancing, photo booth, and more. Also learn about how Miles for Memories safe return programs can help your loved ones.

    This event raises funds and awareness about all forms of dementia. Together, with our dedicated volunteers, we develop programs, support preventative research at MSU, and provide training for the person living with dementia, their caregivers, professionals, and community members as part of our efforts. 

    Create a team and join us on this special day. Raise dollars and join the fun on your own. Or consider sponsoring Miles for Memories this year. Sponsorship and team forms can be found below. 

    Become A Sponsor

    Sponsorship Benefits
    Sponsorship Commitment Form (Interactive)

    INSTRUCTIONS:
    1) Download / save interactive pdf form to your computer.
    2) Fill out the interactive form.
    3) Once completed, click the "Submit Form" button to email form.

    Register Your Stroll Team

     Team Registration/Donation Interactive Form

    INSTRUCTIONS: Same as above

  • Thank YOU Celebration - January 2021
  • Cinco After Party - POSTPONED
  • Rock-A-Thon - POSTPONED
  • Miles "FORE" Memories Golf Outing - POSTPONED
  • Spin For Miles - POSTPONED

    NOTICE: The Spin For Miles Event is being POSTPONED due the the Coronavirus COVID-19.

    The event was scheduled for Saturday, March 14, 2020, 7am-2pm ... it will now be schedule for a later date.

    Family Y Center, Battle Creek MI.

    $20 per 30 minutes. 

    Your $20 donation will support the Miles for Memories personal I.D. bracelet program creating peace of mind for the caregiver of the person with dementia. 

    Participants will receive the 2020 spinning T-shirt. Additional T-shirts can be pre-ordered or can be purchased at the event while supplies last for $15. 

    Everyone coming out that day is invited to bring a photo of a friend or loved one impacted by dementia to be added to the Memory Wall. The Memory Wall will travel to different events throughout the year.

    Learn more about the Help Home Program, including the personal I.D. program and the soon-to-be-released G.P.S. bracelet at the event. I.D. bracelets will be available for purchase.

    The registration form can be printed below. Create a team or spin along with a group of new friends. A team donation goal of $300 will help sponsor a GPS bracelet for two years for a person that may wander. 

    For more information visit the Spin for Miles event on the Facebook under Miles for Memories. 

    Contact Rod Auton at (269) 986-3248.

    Spin For Miles Donation Form (Interactive)

    INSTRUCTIONS:
    1) Download / save interactive pdf form to your computer.
    2) Fill out the interactive form.
    3) Once completed, click the "Submit Form" button to email form. 

  • Murder Mystery Dinner - POSTPONED
  • Melodious Memories Music - POSTPONED
  • Vineyard of Memories - POSTPONED
  • Wine Not - POSTPONED
  • Caregiver Retreat - POSTPONED

    NOTICE: The Research Update Event is being POSTPONED due the the Coronavirus COVID-19.

    First Congregational Church, 145 NE Capital Avenue, Battle Creek, MI. 

    The day is free to Caregivers. Registration is required. Brunch and lunch will be provided. Ask about respite availability.

    CAREGIVER - Any upaid individual who regularly assists a loved one with personal care, household chores or health issues.

    Featured Speakers | Massages | Manicures | Retail Therapy | Vendor Fair.

    Contact Sally Goss (269) 979-1479 ext 306 for more information.

  • Research Update - POSTPONED
  • Adopt-A-Highway - POSTPONED
  • Miles The Brain
  • Community Trainings - Coming Soon