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Strides for H.O.P.E. 5K

Join us on April 6, 2014

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Please join us on April 6, 2014 at the 2nd Annual Strides for H.O.P.E. 5K Run and 2K Family Walk to raise support and awareness for children with epilepsy cared for at Saint Barnabas Medical Center.  The Help us Overcome Pediatric Epilepsy 5K and 2K Family Walk begins at 10:00 AM at the Livingston High School Oval.  Runners and walkers will enjoy a USATF-certified course that offers quick and flat sections with a few inclines.  Timers at miles one and two, water stations, and a clock finish are featured.

Kids' sprints are open to children 12 years and younger, exciting door prizes will be awarded, and family-friendly entertainment and refreshments will be on-hand.  Race shirts are guaranteed to pre-registrants and while supplies last, on event day. 

Pre-registration for the event is now closed. Registration will be availale on the day of the event and donations are still being accepted.

Run and Walk Participants 13 and older; $20.00 pre-registration; $25.00 day-of registration.

2014 USATF-NJ Member Participants; $17.00

Kids' Sprint Participants, Runners, and Walkers age 12 and under: Free

The 1st Annual Strides for HOPE 5K raised more than $87,000 to enhance pediatric epilepsy care at Saint Barnabas Medical Center.  Attended by more than 700 family and friends of children living with epilepsy, runners, walkers, and others, spirits were high and hope for the future soared!  Event proceeds will transform patient rooms on the Pediatric Unit in which kids receive epilepsy care.  Thank you for making awesome video gaming systems, new furnishings, and a host of amenities a soon-to-be reality for children receiving inpatient epilepsy care at Saint Barnabas.

Did you know...

3,000,000 people in the United States Have Epilepsy

200,000 New Cases of Epilepsy Are Diagnosed Each Year

327,000 Children Under Age 15 Have Epilepsy

45,000 Children Develop Epilepsy Each Year

100,000 Children Live with Seizures That Cannot Be Controlled

1 in 3 Adults Knows Someone Living with Epilepsy


This is why Strides for H.O.P.E. is important.  Your gift will Help Overcome Pediatric Epilepsy and enhance the care of children admitted to Saint Barnabas Medical Center.  Run, walk, or simply show your support.  Your donations will make a real difference in the lives of children like Ethan, Farrah, and hudnreds of others.

Click on the 'Meet Ethan' and 'Meet Farrah' tabs on the left to read their stories...