Epilepsy Foundation

Epilepsy Foundation Colorado

Colorado Springs Strides for Epilepsy 5K Walk/Run

 

You can join “Team Shanrock” and help us learn more about Epilepsy at the 2017 Strides for Epilepsy 5K Walk/Run in Colorado Springs at Memorial Park on September 17, 2017.

The event was a success! Even though it was over cast and cold we had a great turn out.

Team Shannon - Epilepsy Foundation ColoradoTeam Shannon - Epilepsy Foundation ColoradoTeam Shannon - Epilepsy Foundation Colorado
 

 

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EPILEPSY FACTS:

  • 2 million: the estimated number of people living with epilepsy in the United States
  • 150,000: the number of people who develop epilepsy each year
  • 50,000: the number of people living with epilepsy in Colorado
  • 1 in 26: the number of people in the United States who will develop epilepsy at some point in their life
  • 4th: most common neurological problem, behind migraine, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease
  • One-third: the number of people with epilepsy who live with uncontrollable seizures because no available treatment works for them
  • 6 in 10: epilepsy cases with no known cause

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