Sharon's Ride.Run.Walk 2018

Sunday 28th January 2018

Kapiolani Community College, Diamond Head Side: KCC, Parking Lot C, Honolulu, United States

Cycling, Running, Walking, 10K, 1 Mile, 5K


Activities

  • 75K Bike Ride - General Registration - 75K Bike Ride
  • 5K Run - General Registration - 5K Run - General Registration
  • 5K Run - Keiki Registration - 5K Run - Keiki
  • 10K Run - General Registration - 10K Run - General
  • 10K Run - Keiki Registration - 10K Run - Keiki
  • 1 Mile Walk - General Registration - 1 Mile Walk - General
  • 1 Mile Walk - Keiki Registration - 1 Mile Walk - Keiki

Description

SHARON'S RIDE.RUN.WALK MISSION - 
Together We Lead the Fight to Stop Seizures!

The 16th annual Sharon's Ride.Run.Walk on Sunday, January 28th features activities for everybody; a cycling, running and walking course. It is the only course that takes you in and out of Diamond Head Crater while supporting a great cause!!!

1 in 10 people will experience a seizure in their lifetime. 
1 in 26 people will be diagnosed with epilepsy.

More people live with epilepsy than with autism spectrum disorders, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy combined. Epilepsy is one of the world's oldest known medical conditions, yet people with epilepsy still face stigma and misunderstanding.

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that can occur in anyone at any stage of life. The physical symptoms of a seizure depend on which part of the brain is impacted by excessive electrical discharges. Although most people think of a seizure as a full-body convulsion, seizures can manifest as brief muscle jerks, unconscious behaviors like picking at clothing or what appears to be a lapse of attention, like daydreaming.

One-third of individuals are able to control their seizures with diet, medications and other therapies; others continue to struggle with an unexplained diagnosis. Much more research is needed to understand the cause of epilepsy and eventually find a cure.

The Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome the many challenges created by epilepsy. www.epilepsyhawaii.org

Event details and schedule

EFH has been hosting the Sharon's Ride.Run.Walk in Hawai'i since 2002 to support care, advocacy and community epilepsy education and awareness in Hawai'i. The Sharon's Ride is family oriented and pet-friendly and all funds raised through this event stay in Hawaii and support our mission to stop seizures and SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death In Epilepsy), find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy.

Date of Event: January 28, 2018

Location: Kapi'olani Community College (Diamond Head parking lot)

Times:

     7:00am - 75K bike ride to Kailua 

     7:30am - 5K & 10K run into Diamond Head tunnel begins

     8:30am - 1MILE fun walk around Diamond Head begins

To start a team, visit sharonsride.org/hawaii 

Packet Pickup: 12-5pm on Saturday, January 27, 2018

                      BOCA Hawaii

                      330 Cooke St.

                      Honolulu, HI  96813

Contact 808-528-3058 or email efh@epilepsyhawaii.org with any questions!

Follow us on FB or Instagram @epilepsyhawaii for current updates and information!!

 

Organised by

Time Line

959 Kawaiki Place, Honolulu

Phone: 808-343-4236

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