Flame of Hope 5K set for May 14

DAYTON — Grab your sneakers, bring your cape to run, walk, or fly as the Epilepsy Foundation of Western Ohio ignites the “FLAME of HOPE” 5k/Walk at Eastwood MetroPark (1385 Harshman Road, Dayton) for Epilepsy.

The 5K will take place on Saturday, May 14. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The run/walk will begin at 10 a.m. After the race the Epilepsy Foundation will honor its superheroes – those overcoming the daily challenges of epilepsy. Anyone who enjoys walking or running is invited to attend.

Funds raised will help send kids to Camp Flame Catcher, a camp designed to give children with epilepsy a typical camping experience with the benefit of trained epilepsy specialists.

Registration cost is as following:

Adult: $30

Child 6-12: $15

Child 5 & under: Free

Each paid registration comes with a free T-shirt until supplies last. T-shirts may also be purchased separately for $10 each.

Register early and use the discount code “superhero” to receive $5 off any adult registration through April 1.

For more information on the Flame of Hope 5k for Epilepsy, please visit the website at www.efwoflameofhope.org.

Funds raised to benefit children with epilepsy

Staff Report