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13th Annual Sharon's Ride.Run.Walk. For Epilepsy Raises $87,000!

Thank you very much for supporting the 13th Annual Sharon’s Ride.Run.Walk for Epilepsy. Without you, we would not have had such an amazing experience for our participants.

We are thrilled to announce the results of our record breaking year! Between the 3 locations, we had 51 teams, 720 participants, and raised $87,000 to support people with epilepsy!

We would like to congratulate the top fundraising team, Team Pat, who brought in a record $5,565! Congratulations also goes to Madeline Rondon, who was the top individual fundraiser bringing in $4,074!

We are very grateful to Dr. William Rosenfeld, founder of the event, for his continuous support.

We would like to thank all the sponsors of this event: Sunovion, UCB, Eisai, Lundbeck, Greenwich Pharmacetuicals, Supernus, Uconn Health, New England Truckmaster, Hartford Hospital Epilepsy Center, Willington Pizza, Trimino, Banner Water, Yale Epilepsy Center and Balducci’s Market.

We are very grateful to Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, State Senator Tony Guglielmo and Tolland Town Councilman Paul Krasusky for welcoming the attendees at the Tolland location; Chanda Gunn, Epilepsy Advocate and U.S. Hockey Olympian and Patrick Clisham for sharing their stories. Also, Stamford Mayor, David Martin, State Representative Caroline Simmons and State Representative Fred Camillo at the Stamford location, Tony Terzi and Al Terzi, Fox 61at the West Haven location for sharing how epilepsy has recently impacted their family.

Finally, thank you so much to all the volunteers who made this event possible: Kelly Bustos, Ed Barros, Martin Levine, Dawn Clisham, Danielle Blaine, Jenifer Howard of J Howard Public Relations, Louise Hoffman, Laura Cassenti, Bill Shea Photgraphy, TC Holmes Photography and Barbara Lee Photography and the numerous volunteers who helped on the day of the event at each location. We can not forget the West Haven Police and Fire Departments and the Tolland EMS for their support.

We look forward to making next year’s Sharon’s Ride/Run/Walk for Epilepsy even better!

We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you at next year’s event!


Title Sponsor/Presenter:
Participating Sponsors:

Additional Sponsors:
Lundbeck Supernus

Lunch Sponsors:
Uconn Health WKCI
Willington Pizza House

Sharon's Ride Run Walk Team

Sharon's Ride Run Walk Team.

Top Fundraising Teams

1. Team Pat $5,565.00
2. Max: The Amazing Race $4,954.02
3. Team Toby $4,805.00
4. Maddy's Marchers $4,074.00
5. C4C Team Alex $3,900.00
6. Team Izzy $3,870.00
7. TEAM H $3,575.00
8. Yale Epilepsy $3,105.00
9. Team Brandon $2,750.00
10. Team Matthew $2,339.00

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Top Fundraising Individuals

1. Madeline Rondon $4,074.00
2. Alex Barros $2,850.00
3. Gabrielle Blaine $1,075.00
4. Lynn Dwyer $340.00
5. Lisa Sandler $255.00
6. David Blum $250.00
7. Patrick Clisham $250.00
8. Cindy Drost $215.00
9. Michael McMinn $196.00
10. Erica Schuyler $171.00

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Below are some teams from last year:

Shoreline Shakers
The Epilepsy Center at Hartford Hospital
Team Tony
Kollin's Krew

Get your team together today and join the cause!

Sharon's Ride Run Walk Team

Sharon's Ride Run Walk Team. Click here to start a team >>

Join Team Coleslaw, Max: The Amazing Race, and the other teams to support the Epilepsy Foundation of CT.

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Who is Sharon?

Sharon's Ride.Run.Walk for Epilepsy is dedicated to Sharon Rosenfeld, a nurse and teacher, who cared deeply about epilepsy and who advocated helmet safety.  She was killed on a cross country ride in 1993.  Dr. William Rosenfeld and Susan Lippmann, neurologists who specialize in epilepsy, created the event in honor of Dr. Rosenfeld's sister.

Why Sharon's Run Ride Walk?

All money raised goes directly to the Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut.  When you join us in Sharon's Ride.Run.Walk for Epilepsy, you're helping to raise the quality of life for people with epilepsy as well as educating the community concerning the importance of wearing a helmet.

Pictures from the 2017 Sharon's Ride.Run.Walk for Epilepsy

Directions to Sharon's Ride.Run.Walk

From 95 North or South - Take Exit 42, Saw Mill Road. Turn Right at the end of the ramp. Stay straight for approximately 2 miles. Turn left on Captain Thomas Blvd. Turn right onto Oak Street. There is a tall brick elderly apartment building on the right hand side.

Be sure to look for our signs.

© 2017 Epilepsy Foundation Connecticut

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