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Join the Walk to End Epilepsy & 5K and walk for the 31,000 families affected by epilepsy in Iowa. Funds raised from the Walk will support our mission in our state. Participating in the Walk is a powerful way to be part of the fight to END EPILEPSY, support programs now and inspire others to join you. Because you walk, give and ask others to give, we are able to continue to offer vital programs and services and build our community through awareness and advocacy.
Information about the Walk to End Epilepsy & 5K – Iowa City is provided below. More information will be updated from now until the event. Stay informed by email and following us on social media. We will be sending emails to all registrants.
Date & Time: Saturday, June 6, 2020
Registration: 8:00 AM and Pre-Walk Festivities in Shelter #6
Opening Ceremony and Sponsor Recognition: 8:45 AM
Starting Times: 5K start time is 9:30 AM sharp. The Walk begins immediately after 5K participants have cleared the area, but will be on a separate course.
Awards Ceremony for Top Fundraisers: 9:30 AM
Location: Lower City Park, Shelter's #6 & #8, 200 Park Road, Iowa City, IA 52246
A Pre-Registration Event will take place the evening before on Friday, June 5, 2020 from 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM at Lower City Park, 200 Park Road, Shelter #8 (Enclosed Shelter) in Iowa City! Complete early check-in, pick up 5K packets, or register for the event.
We will be awarding medals to the 1st and 2nd place male and female finishers in the 5K Run for the following categories: 19 & under, 20 - 35, 36 - 45 and 46 & over. A live link for 5K Results will be provided.
Important: The Walk to End Epilepsy & 5K in Iowa City will be held rain or shine. We do not offer refunds due to inclement weather. All registration fees and contributions go toward supporting the Epilepsy Foundation’s mission, which includes programs, services & advocacy efforts in Iowa.
DAY OF EVENT ACTIVITIES
Entertainment – TBD
Purple Station – Get your purple on!
Walk Signs – Decorate your own walk sign.
Remembrance Area – Remembering those we have lost due to a seizure related death or SUDEP.
EF Resource Table – Information on epilepsy and seizure first aid.
Sponsor Tables – Be sure to thank the sponsors for supporting our mission.
Kids Station – Kids Crew Information and activities
Local Area Mascots
Snacks and Water
HOW TO GET INVOLVED
There are many ways you can get involved in the Walk to End Epilepsy - from creating a team, sponsoring the event, volunteering, and beyond!
Contact Megan Middaugh at Iowa@efa.org if you have any questions.