You've probably found that some of this blog has piqued your interest. If so, here are some links for you . . .
The Alzheimer's Research Trust is the charity we are raising money for. It funds research into the causes and treatment of Alzheimer's Disease.
Our Mission IT Expert, Sparkmaster, has set up this website for the walk itself. It's in early stages of development at the moment.
Plenty of people have walking as a hobby - few more so than Dave Cotton, whose website carries accounts of his walks in various places all over Britain, including one along the canal from Birmingham to Wolverhampton: there are plenty of others, all over the country.
And if you have ever walked along canal towpaths, you will have noticed that they are used by cyclists, too. Large parts of the National Cycle Network use towpaths; this is a video - the first in a series of nine - showing the Birmingham to Wolverhampton stretch of the walk, from a bicycle.