AWARENESS EVENTS

Every 4 minutes someone is diagnosed with Epilepsy in the United States. Each year the Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi hosts Awareness Events [5k Run/Walk] throughout the state of Mississippi. Help us Brighten the nights and days for Mississippians living with Epilepsy by wearing Purple to show your support, raise awareness, and make strides for every SUPERHERO living with seizures. 

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Our next AWARENESS EVENT is…

 


Brighter Nights for Epilepsy Awareness – Hattiesburg

WHERE:             Long Leaf Trace (Hattiesburg, MS)

WHEN:               Tuesday, September 19, 2017

TIME:                  3:00 p.m. Registration.  5:30 p.m., 5k Run Walk, and awareness walk.

ENTRY:              Click here to enter.

AWARDS:

5K Run: Overall, Master, and Grandmaster finishers in both male and female categories.  Age group awards will be given to the top 3 male and female finishers:

14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

5K Run: Overall, Master, and Grandmaster finishers in both male and female categories.  Age group awards will be given to the top 3 male and female finishers:

14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

5K Walk:  1st overall male and female

Awards and prizes will be given after the 5k walk.


WHERE:             Mississippi Gulf Coast

WHEN:                Thursday, November 9, 2017

TIME:                  5:00 p.m. Registration.  5:30 p.m., 5k Run Walk, and awareness event.

ENTRY:              TBA

AWARDS:

5K Run: Overall, Master, and Grandmaster finishers in both male and female categories.  Age group awards will be given to the top 3 male and female finishers:

14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

5K Walk:  1st overall male and female

Awards and prizes will be given after the 5k walk.


WHERE:             Golden Triangle Region of Mississippi

WHEN:                2017

TIME:                  8:00 a.m. Registration.  9:00 a.m., 5k Run Walk.

ENTRY:               TBA

AWARDS:

 


WHERE:             Lakeshore Park (Ross Barnett Reservoir)

WHEN:                Saturday, April 22, 2017

TIME:                  8:00 a.m. Registration.  9:00 a.m., 5K Run Walk.

ENTRY:              Visit www.strides4seizures.com to enter.

AWARDS:

5K Run: Overall, Master, and Grandmaster finishers in both male and female categories.  Age group awards will be given to the top 3 male and female finishers:

14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

5K Walk:  1st overall male and female

Awards and prizes will be given after the 5K


Does someone you love have Epilepsy? Host a SUPERHERO 5k to honor them!!! Help us brighten the nights to show your support, raise awareness, and make strides for every SUPERHERO living with seizures. Don’t forget to wear your SUPERHERO costume!!!

Mark your calendar for these Awareness Walks happening throughout the state of Mississippi.