INAUGURAL GREAT PURPLE PUMPKIN 5K FOR EPILEPSY RAISES $18,000!
Thank you to all who supported the 1st Annual Great Purple Pumpkin 5K For Epilepsy. We are thrilled to announce we had 134 runners and raised $18,000 for this inaugural trail 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!
1st Place Overall Male- Shaun Berard
2nd Place Overall Male- Collin Sideranko
1st Place Overall Female- Eva Christensen
2nd Place Overall Female- Kyra Baun
We would like to recognize Amee Borys (team captain of Borys Epilepsy Sibling Team) and Nicole Kraese (team captain of Milestones For Matty) for using the RunSignUp platform to raise $2,575 and $3,125 respectively for our cause. We truly appreciate their fundraising efforts!
Thank you to all the sponsors of this event: Transamerica, Eisai, Central Connecticut Acoustics, Neuropace, The DeBourcy Fund, Parlor Beauty Boutique, Sunset Cruise Consultants, Kiley Palmer Services, CT Carpentry Corporation, and Country Flower Farms. We are also very grateful to State Rep. Mike Demicco for welcoming the runners before the race began.
Finally, thank you so much to all the volunteers who made this event possible: Laura Grady, Michael Gamber, Erica Guerrini, Megan Lamontagne, Karen Demmons, Krystal Rossi, and the Plainville High School Cross Country Team.
We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you at next year’s event!
PICTURES FROM THE GREAT PURPLE PUMPKIN 5K FOR EPILEPSY - 2018
Kollin's Purple Pumpkin Event Sponsor
Purple Pumpkin Refreshment Sponsor
Central Connecticut Acoustics, Inc.
The DeBourcy Fund
Purple Pumpkin Friend
Parlour Beauty Boutique
Sunset Cruise Consultants
Kiley Palmer Services
CT Carpentry Corporation
Questions: Email Allison@epilepsyct.com