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Katie's Run - a Fundraiser for Epilepsy Research

7th Annual – Sat. July 7, 2018

5K Run & 10K Run - Fast & Flat along the Rail Trail
2.5K Walk/Run - Stroller, Wheelchair & Dog Friendly
Haliburton Highlands Secondary School

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Chip Timing
Medals for Top Finishers
T-shirts for all Participants & Volunteers
Prizes for Top Fundraisers
Auction and More Prizes

Katie's Run Proceeds Support Genetics Project

The proceeds from the 6th annual Katie's Run on June 24, 2017 will go towards finding a cure for Dravet Syndrome and other genetic forms of drug-resistant epilepsy. With the $37,865 raised by Katie's Run, and the match funding provided by the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI), the EpLink Genetics Project will receive over $113,000 this year!

"We are hopeful that this project will improve treatment and find a cure for this devastating form of epilepsy, and potentially have a far-reaching impact on other forms of epilepsy."
Geri Woudstra, race organizer and mother of Katie

Read the press release


Epilepsy Research

The goal of Katie's Run is to raise funds for epilepsy research.

Katie Woudstra was our original inspiration, and you can read her story here. There are so many others living with epilepsy and all its challenges, and our goal is to help uncover the brilliance that will end epilepsy—forever!

 

2017 Race Results

Race results from June 24, 2017, are available at racetiming.ca.

Dads of Epilepsy

Each year we feature the story of one or more inspiring individuals who are living with epilepsy. In 2016, we shared the stories of several moms that we've connected with through Katie's Run. Then in 2017 we followed up with stories from a dad's perspective.

A father's role is the protector of his family, so what is it like when he is at a loss as to how to protect his child from having seizures? Please take the time to read and share these heartfelt stories from dads of epilepsy, and help increase awareness of the need for events like Katie's Run.

Dads of Epilepsy

 

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Warming up with Lorie Kah

 

 

 

 

       

 

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Contact us at info@katiesrun.ca