A community walk event will be held in Dumbarton on 11th June to celebrate the 80th birthday as well as the 50th anniversary of motor racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart’s first of three Formula One World Championships.

The Grand Prix Walk has been organised to raise money for the Sporting Memories Foundation Scotland along with Sir Jackie Stewart’s global charity – Race Against Dementia –Held in Levengrove Park, the walk circuit offers options to walk one, two or three miles – each mile to mark one of Stewart’s World Championships in 1969, 1971 and 1973.

After a glittering career on the track, the Dunbartonshire-born driver now devotes much of his time to the Race Against Dementia charity he founded to accelerate the research into finding treatment and a cure for dementia.

The Sporting Memories Foundation is the world's first charity dedicated to sports reminiscence and physical activities, supporting older people with dementia, depression and loneliness by engaging them socially and helping to recall memories of watching or playing sport.

Entry to the walk is free (start time of 11am) but if you can’t make it to Dumbarton.

Register for the walk at  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/grand-prix-walk-in-celebration-of-sir-jackie-stewart-tickets-61927330312?utm_term=eventurl_text

DOWNLOAD the event info and timetable here

Can’t make the event? Join in across the globe to help reach our steps target!

You can still take part ‘virtually’ by recording your own contribution towards the five million steps covered by the route – taking in the UK and European circuits conquered by Sir Jackie on his way to F1 success.

Anyone wishing to get involved in the ‘virtual’ walk should join ‘World Walking’ (https://worldwalking.org/login), go to Sir Jackie Stewart Grand Prix Walk Group (https://worldwalking.org/groups/kebhx), register and then start the walk at (https://worldwalking.org/walks/explore/dugsjf).

Download full instructions here 

For more information please call: 01389 737449

For more on Sporting Memories Foundation Scotland (www.thesmf.co.uk)

To donate: https://www.sportingmemoriesnetwork.com/appeal/donate-to-scotland

For more on Race Against Dementia (https://www.raceagainstdementia.com/)

To donate: https://www.raceagainstdementia.com/donate)