One in 26 people in the United States will develop epilepsy sometime during their life. This fall, join us to help raise awareness about epilepsy!
Walk, run or bike 26 miles in 26 days, between October 1st and 26th, 2021.
Join us at Wickham Farms, on Saturday, October 2nd to kick-off the challenge with a one-mile group walk.
8:00 am: Check-in
8:45 am: One mile walk through the farm
10:00 am: Wickham Farm activities for all registered participants
Ages 13+: $26
Children age 3 – 12: $13
Children Under 3: Free
If you need more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (585) 442-6420. Or please reach out to Jill Johnson, Events Manager, at email@example.com and (310) 995-6810.
LET'S DO THIS!
Participation is easy and you have a lot of options!
Individual Participation: Sign up as an individual participant and ask people to support your efforts. (You don’t need to create or join a team).
Team Participation: Sign up and create a team, inviting people to join your team. People may give to you and/or your team directly without signing up as a participant.
Join a Team: Sign up as an individual participant and join an existing team.
Donate: Give directly to an individual participant and/or an existing team without signing up as an individual participant. This option works well for friends and family who are unable to walk, run or bike 26 miles but would like to support others who do.
YOU’RE SIGNED UP… NOW WHAT?
TELL EVERYONE YOU KNOW!
- Share your fundraising goal on social media and ask for support.
- Call and email friends and family, asking them to support your fundraising efforts.
- If you’ve formed a team, ask people to complete the 26 miles with you as a member of your team.
RAISE $100 = T-SHIRT!
Participants who raise at least $100 will receive a long-sleeve T-shirt!
TRACK YOUR MILES
Download the Tracking Sheet to keep track of your miles.
SHARE YOUR PROGRESS ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Share your participation via social media in catchy and creative ways. Use the hashtag #ONEin26EPI and be sure to make your post public. We’ll reward one winner each day with a special EPI prize. Prizes will be available for pick-up November 1st – 5th from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at the EPI Offices at 1650 South Avenue, Rochester, NY.
- 1 Steven DelVecchio $486.07 raised
- 2 Chris Cebula $448.00 raised
- 3 Deana Bonno $303.50 raised
- 4 Mark Armbruster $226.00 raised
- 5 Cate Concannon $128.50 raised
- 1 UR Medicine Epilepsy Center $1,466.80 raised
- 2 The Marvelous Miss M $665.06 raised
- 3 Lu's Crew $635.50 raised
- 4 Addie Jo's 26 for 26 $563.00 raised
- 5 DelVecchio Determination $511.07 raised
Why support the One in 26 Challenge?
Epilepsy Alliance of West Central NY, EPI's epilepsy services division is dedicated to supporting those impacted by epilepsy in our communities by confronting the spectrum of challenges created by seizures.
Learn more about our epilepsy services.
Empowering People's Independence (EPI), provides personalized care, education, training, advocacy, and support solutions to meet the needs of people with developmental disabilities, epilepsy, and brain injury.
Learn more at epiny.org.