We are excited to announce that the 23rd Annual Maggie Lee Memorial 5K Run/Funwalk for Epilepsy Awareness is a go!!! Please join us Saturday October 5th at St George Hall (2 Nottingham, Buffalo). There will be food, fun, and a basket raffle after the run/walk. If you would like to sponsor the event or donate to the auction, please call Renay at 883-5396 or [email protected].

Maggie lee was a counselor at the Epilepsy Association of WNY, a community activist, a friend and she had Epilepsy. In June of 2001 she died suddenly as a result of injuries sustained during a seizure. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder resulting in recurring seizures. Epilepsy affects one out of every 100 persons living in WNY.

Proceeds from the event help to support the outreach, awareness and education programs of the Epilepsy Association of WNY. The mission of the Epilepsy Association of WNY is to enable people living with Epilepsy to lead more independent, productive and satisfying lives.

For the safety of all participants, we will be following the New York State and CDC guidance which advises that fully vaccinated people can stop distancing and wearing masks in most places indoors and outdoors. Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated individuals are recommended to continue wearing a masks in public settings and around those who live outside of their household.

Hand sanitizer stations will be available throughout the event areas. These precautions are subject to be changed.

For more information on the race please visit our events page or contact Renay at (716) 883-5396.

You can register for the event here: Register