Experience the beautiful views of Carsington Water as you follow the 8-mile loop around the famous lake whilst raising vital funds for dementia research.

Join Alzheimer’s Research UK in the Peak District and hike 8-miles for a cure.


Use code 'HIKE50' to receive 50% off your registration fee.

peak 8 hike

Saturday 14 September 2024

Registration fee:

Minimum sponsorship:

Carsington Water Visitors Centre, Peak District, DE6 1ST

Event details

Hike for a Cure takes place in the beautiful Peak District, exclusively for Alzheimer’s Research UK supporters. Take on the walk solo, with friends, or meet people on the day who share a connection to dementia.

Your 8-mile hike will start and finish at Carsington Water. Once you’ve crossed the finish line you’ll be rewarded with your medal, snacks, and refreshments. Along the route there will be fully stocked pitstops where you can stop to chat to volunteers and other walkers, or just take a well-earned break!

If you’d love to take part but you’re looking for a bigger challenge, you can join us on our 13- or 26-mile route, which takes place at the same time! Whichever route you pick, you’ll be surrounded by stunning natural views while you raise awareness and vital funds.

View our Hiker's Hub filled with information and resources to help you successfully complete Hike For A Cure.

When you join #TeamARUK you’ll receive…

  • A bespoke Hike For A Cure t-shirt
  • Pit stop with snacks and drinks
  • A clearly marked route
  • Training Plans
  • A medal once you complete your hike
  • Access to our Hike For A Cure Facebook group
  • Regular help and support from our Fundraising team, including a fundraising pack!
Total ascent across route: + 460ft Total descent across route: - 462ft Distance: 7.9 miles
Terrain: Purpose built reservoir footpath takes you around the entire route, popular with walkers due to it being firm under foot.

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