You can complete your walk anytime and anywhere between May 10th and June 15th in your neighborhood, on your treadmill, or at a local park. Be sure to follow the CDC guidelines on social distancing to keep you and your community safe.
Registration Fee: $35 per person
(Children 10 and under fee)
T-Shirts: Each participant will receive a walk t-shirt. Shirts will be available for pickup in convenient areas throughout Connecticut. They can picked up as soon as the mandates in regard to essential travel are no longer in effect.
Fundraising Prizes: The top 5 fundraising teams will receive a $250 Amazon gift card! The announcement of the winning teams will be made during the closing ceremony on June 15th.
Inaugural Walk To End Epilepsy in Connecticut Raises $107,000
We are thrilled to announce the results of our record breaking year! Between the 4 locations, we had 63 teams, 877 participants, and raised $107,000 to support people with epilepsy!
We would like to congratulate the top fundraising team, Team C4C, who brought in $5,200! Congratulations also goes to Beth Usher who raised $1,395 as the top individual fundraiser! We would like to thank all teams who raised money to support this event. We had 23 teams raise over $1,000 this year! Kudos to you all!
We would like to thank all the sponsors of this event: Greenwich Biosciences, Sunovion, UConn Health, Hartford Healthcare Ayer Neuroscience Institute, Eisai, Sherwin Williams, Stamford Health, Conair, Yale University School of Medicine, Rick's II Auto Repair, The DeBourcy Fund, The Blaine Family, Tiernan's Bar & Restaurant
We are very grateful to State Sen. Dan Champagne for welcoming the attendees at the Tolland location, State Rep. Caroline Simmons and Stamford Mayor David Martin at the Stamford location, and Lou Esposito, Chief of Staff for West Haven Mayor Nancy Rossi at the West Haven location. We thank Shane Conroy, Beatrice Capra, Gabby Dellacono, Beth Usher, Emma Borys, and Dr. Louise Resor for speaking at one of the locations and sharing their stories about epilepsy and how it has impacted their life.
Finally, thank you so much to all the volunteers who made this event possible: Kelly Bustos, Ed Barros, Martin Levine, Dawn Clisham, Danielle Blaine, Denise Brower, Laura Cassenti, Mike and Kelly DeBellis, J. Howard Public Relations, Bill Shea Photography, Tom Fearney Photography, Shannon Flynn, and the numerous volunteers who helped on the day of the event at each location.
We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you at next year’s event!
The Walk to End Epilepsy is a nationwide event held in communities throughout the country at different times of the year.