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Sharon’s Ride.Run.Walk 2023 Recap

Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County is grateful to our supporters and donors, whose generosity raised $120,000 for individuals and families impacted by epilepsy in San Diego! Their participation and contributions make a difference to the nearly 50,000 San Diegans affected by epilepsy.

If you were unable to attend Sharon’s Ride.Run.Walk. 2023 and would still like to make an impact, click below to donate now.

Participants ran, walked and biked together in honor of loved ones with epilepsy.

Congratulations to Team Anaya/Hilkene for achieving Top Fundraiser status once again by raising over $30,000! We appreciate your fundraising efforts and more than 24 years of support. 

Congratulations, too, to our additional Top Fundraising Teams—Team Emily, Team Reiko, Brainstormers and Team Zapoticzny!

Thank you to all the participants and teams for attending and making it a special day.

Please join us for our next annual event—the Epilepsy Education Conference, which takes place on Saturday, July 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Academy of Our Lady of Peace in San Diego.

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Join the Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County on Sunday, April 30, 2023 for Sharon’s Ride.Run.Walk

Online registration is now open for Sharon’s Ride.Run.Walk 2023, coordinated and hosted by the Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County! 

We’re excited to return to De Anza Cove in Mission Bay, San Diego, to host our annual event that gets San Diego active in the name of epilepsy awareness. Rally your friends and family to come out and show their love for San Diego’s epilepsy community. 

This fun-filled, outdoor community event consists of a 5K run/walk, a 15-mile bike ride and a community picnic. Pre-register online or register onsite as an individual or as a team.

Pre-registration is $45 until Friday, March 31, 2023. After that, pre-registration is $50.

Sharon’s Ride.Run.Walk is also made possible with the help of volunteers, and the charitable support of sponsors and individual and team donors. 

Volunteer for Sharon’s Ride.Run.Walk. Volunteers are needed to help with a variety of event operations, from setup and breakdown, to cheering our race participants on towards the finish line. This is an ideal outdoor volunteering event, especially if you or someone you know has volunteer-hour goals for 2023.

Sponsor, underwrite, fundraise, or donate to Sharon’s Ride.Run.Walk. Sponsorships and underwriting packages are available at preset and custom-tailored levels. Individuals and team leaders can donate directly at preset or custom-filled levels or set up their own fundraising page to help us reach our fundraising goal of $100,000. 

When the average cost of care for a person living with epilepsy in the U.S. can be as much as $15,000/year, the free resources provided by the Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County are invaluable. Please help us improve the lives of people and families in San Diego impacted by epilepsy. Sign up to participatevolunteer, sponsor, fundraise, and/or donate today!

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Sharon’s Ride.Run.Walk. in April will help spread awareness and raise money for San Diegans with Epilepsy.

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Feb. 14 is International Epilepsy Day. Epilepsy is the worlds 4th most common neurological disorder.

On April 24, 2022, Sharon’s Ride. Run. Walk. will help educate, spread awareness, and raise critical funds to make a difference for the 50,000 San Diegan’s living with Epilepsy.

During this event you can either choose to bike ride 15 -miles or run/walk the 5k.

Registration is open now! Register or fundraise for the event at: https://www.epilepsysandiego.org/

On Good Morning San Diego, KUSI’s Paul Rudy talked with Wendy Urushima-Conn, President & CEO of the Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego, about the Ride, Run, Walk coming up in April.

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This article was originally published by KUSI News.