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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...