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Epilepsy Foundation's Sharon's ride, run, and walk for epilepsy

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii, a Hawaii non-profit corporation, is hosting Sharon's Ride, Run, and Walk on Sunday, January 25, 2015, at 7:00 a.m., starting and ending at Kapiolani Community College. The net proceeds of the event will go to sponsor the Foundation's educational and support services.

This event is a tribute to Sharon Rosenfeld, a nurse and a teacher, who cared deeply about epilepsy and advocated helmet safety. She was killed on a cross country bicycle ride in 1993. Dr. William Rosenfeld and Dr. Susan Lipmann, neurologists who specialize in epilepsy, created the event to honor the memory of Dr. Rosenfeld's sister.

The bike ride of various distances up to 100K starts at 7:00 a.m. The 5K and 10Krun in and out of Diamond Head Crater starts at 7:30 a.m. The 1 mile walk commences at 8:30 and proceeds from Kapiolani Community College to Kahala Avenue and back.

The first place male and female winners in each run will receive trophies. The first to third male and female age class finishers in the runs will receive ribbons with medals.

Entry fees are $35 for the run and walk and $60 for the bike ride. The keiki bike course is FREE! Registration is on-line is through Active.com or interested participants can sign-up on the morning of the race starting at 6am or at our packet pick-up from 10am-2pm at the EFH office in Ward Warehouse.

For additional information, call the office at 528-3058 or visit the Epilepsy Foundation website here.

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