Sharon's Ride.Run.Walk for Epilepsy was started in 1996 in St. Louis, Missouri. Events are held in: San Diego, California; Honolulu, Hawaii; St. Louis, Missouri; Mobile, Alabama; Manchester, Connecticut; Boise, Idaho and Southwestern Illinois. All money raised goes directly to the Epilepsy Foundation affiliate in each region.
Sharon's Ride.Run.Walk for Epilepsy is a family oriented fund and awareness raising event that offers a challenge for experienced athletes as well as a fun day for amateurs. The events range from 50 mile bike rides to 100 yard dashes for children. Participants are encouraged to bring their families, their pets, their bikes, scooters or wheelchairs. Participation by disabled individuals is encouraged.
Sharon's Ride.Run.Walk for Epilepsy is dedicated to Sharon Rosenfeld, a nurse and 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 Lippmann, neurologists who specialize in epilepsy, created the event to honor the memory of Dr. Rosenfeld's sister.
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