3rd Annual Purple Pumpkin 5k For Epilepsy
Sunday October 11, 2020
Wadsworth Mansion, Middletown CT- TRAIL RUN
3RD ANNUAL PURPLE PUMPKIN 5K FOR EPILEPSY RAISES $15,000!
We are pleased to announce the results of the 3rd Annual Purple Pumpkin 5K for Epilepsy! We had 114 runners attend this year and raised $15,000 for people with epilepsy! It was such a beautiful morning at Wadsworth Mansion for a run.
The funds raised from this event will be used to support our programs and services that serve people with epilepsy and their families throughout Connecticut. We continue to be the leading resource of information, education, advocacy, and support for the estimated 36,000 people with epilepsy in Connecticut.
Congratulations to the winners!
Top Male Finishers Julen Lujambio
Top Female Finishers Gabrielle White
Thank you to all the sponsors of this event: Transamerica, Greenwich Biosciences, Medtronic, Neurelis, SK Life Science, American Carting, People’s United Bank, The Cooking Company, Cahill Excavating, Wayback Burgers, Country Flower Farms, Powder Hollow Brewery, and Tailgaters Pub. We could not have had a successful race without your support!
We appreciate all of our volunteers for taking time out of their weekend to help us on the day of the race: Teresa Wood, Steve Young, Kaleigh Rakowski, Bill Shea, Kathy Melgar, Kathy Trusdell, Tony Minutillo, James Cowell, and members of the Xavier cross country team.
Finally, thank you so much to Middletown Mayor Ben Florsheim and State Rep. Quentin Phipps for their attendance and encouraging remarks at the opening ceremony.
We are thrilled to have this exciting trail run be the first event in our 2020 Going Purple for Epilepsy Awareness and Fundraising Campaign to support the Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut!
Due to social distancing guidelines, we are only able to accept 150 entrants for this year's run. Start times will be staggered and all COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.
Register by September 25th to guarantee a t-shirt.
We are not able to host an in-person painting session this year. A limited number of purple pumpkin decorating kits will be available to take home. Please indicate if you would like a kit when completing your registration.
All proceeds from this event stay here in Connecticut!