Walking in honour and memory of people affected by seizures
Let's make every step count! Carpe Diem!

On Your Marks…Get Set…Go: 4th Annual Seize the Day Event Takes on Epilepsy!

On Sunday, September 24, 2017, Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario (ESWO) will host its 4th Annual Seize the Day 5k Run / 2.5k Walk at Kiwanis Park North (Hale St. entrance) to raise funds for epilepsy education, support and community engagement programs for local communities in Southwestern Ontario. This fun filled family event will include a run and walk, followed by a community BBQ. Registration starts at 10:30am

 

The Seize the Day 2.5k Walk & 5k Run supports individuals, families and members of the community affected by seizures and epilepsy. Whether you are walking to honour someone who passed away from a seizure, supporting those affected by epilepsy and seizures, or want to help raise awareness, we invite you to join us for this special occasion. Whether you run marathons, or just enjoy the casual walk, everyone is welcome to participate! We hope you can join us and help make this annual event even bigger this year. 

Registration Fees

2.5K Walk Closed

Registration online does not include fee. All registrations must be done via mail, or in person at The Centre or event. Collect $100 in pledges and your fee is waived. free for children under 17.

5K Run Closed

Registration online does not include fee. All registrations must be done via mail, or in person at The Centre or event. Collect $100 in pledges and your fee is waived. free for children under 17.

Event Details

Registration and Fees

  • Online registration does not include the race fees, these must be paid via mail, at the event or at or in person at 690 Hale Street in London
  • Register in advance for $20 or at the event for $25
  • The event is free for any individual submitting at least $100 in pledges
  • Receive a free t-shirt and have your registration fee waived if you submit $150 or more in pledges
  • Registration fees and incentives apply to each individual member of the team
  • Run and walk is free for those under 17 years of age
  • Offline pledge forms available here. Please ensure all cheques are made payable to Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario.

 

Happening This Year

  • Beat the lines! Pre-register, drop off your pledges and pickup your t-shirts in advance. ESWO will be hosting two pre-registration days on Thursday, September 21 and Friday, September 22 from 4:30pm-6:30pm. Bonus, you’ll receive a free raffle ticket for coming to our pre-registration nights!
  • Custom Buttons: Pre-order your personalized buttons for $5 to pick up at the event or at pre-registration. Group deals are available. Please submit your order and photos to: bailey@epilepsysupport.ca
  • Would you like to run or walk in memory or support of somebody? Send your “I’m Walking For” pictures to bailey@epilepsysupport.ca
 

Walk as a Team

  • Register as a team! Teams must have a minimum of 4 people and must register in advance
  • Registration fees and incentives apply to each individual member of the team. (to receive a t-shirt each team member must collect $150 in pledges)
  • We have created a Team Captain's Kit for those who are interested in organizing a team for the event. Download here.

Event Schedule

  • September 24 10:30 AM EDT - Start Time

Contact Information

Event Location

Kiwanis Park Drive, London, Ontario, Canada

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