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2022 Walk Registration Is Open



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If you have any questions about the Michigan Chapter's Walk to Defeat ALS events please contact:

Detroit - Jenni Hilligoss at 248.680.6540 or

Grand Rapids & Kalamazoo - Mallory Timyan at 616.459.1900 or


Grand Rapids Walk to Defeat ALS 

September 11, 2022 at 6th Street Park

Detroit Walk to Defeat ALS

October 1st, 2022 at the Detroit Zoo

Portage - Kalamazoo Walk to Defeat ALS 

October 8, 2022 at Celery Flats


New in 2022! Join us at the AMWAY RIVER BANK RUN!

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New in 2022! We are proud to join the Amway River Bank Run family as a charity partner this year! This multi-race run has something for everyone - More than 10,000* people are expected to compete in the event which features the largest 25K road race in the country and offers the only 25K Wheelchair racing division in the world along with a 25K Handcycle division. Site of the USA 25 km Open Championships since 1995 will run concurrently with the 25K event. In addition to the 25K, participants can choose from the 10K Run, 5K Run, Team Competition, 5K Community Walk and Amway Junior Wednesday, May 11 at Grandville Middle School.

Be sure to choose The ALS Association Michigan Chapter as the charity partner you are supporting! Get registered by clicking the box below:

Register-Now ARBR 2022

Questions? Contact Mallory Timyan at 616.459.1900 or



Thank you to everyone who helped make the 8th Annual Nana’s Run such a huge success!

Check out the Nana's Facebook page to see pics of the 2021 virtual event - or search #nanasrun


Host Your Own Event!

Are you a golfer? A biker? A bowler? A spaghetti meatballer (host a benefit dinner!!)? Why not use your favorite hobby to fight ALS?

Many in our community host their own events to support The ALS Association Michigan Chapter's vision of creating a world without ALS. If you are interested in hosting a fundraiser, please contact Jenni Hilligoss at 248.680.6540 or The ALS Association Michigan Chapter has numerous resources available to assist you in this venture.