Great Family Event Truly Makes a Difference in People’s Lives—Doris A. Connor Memorial 5K Race and 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk—All for Brain Aneurysm Awareness

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The 3rd Annual Doris A. Connor Memorial 5K Race/1Mile Walk/.5 Mile Kids Fun Run for Brain Aneurysm Awareness will take place on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at Oneida Shores Park in Brewerton. All proceeds benefit the world renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation.

Brain Aneurysm Foundation

Brain Aneurysm Foundation

It is critically important to raise awareness of this terrible affliction--so people can improve their chances of surviving.

You might know someone just like Doris Connor. She was a very healthy and active nurse enjoying life. She suffered from a ruptured brain aneurysm at the young age of 59 and subsequently passed away. It happened just like that. It happens to many people just like that. That is why it is critically important to raise awareness of this terrible affliction—so people can improve their chances of surviving.

You can do your part by joining the RUN FOR DORIS at the 3rd Annual Doris A. Connor Memorial 5K Race/1Mile Walk/.5 Mile Kids Fun Run for Brain Aneurysm Awareness on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at Oneida Shores Park in Brewerton, New York.

This is a great family event where brain aneurysm survivors are celebrated, and those who lost their lives are honored. Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female runners.

There will also be a bounce house for kids, games, karate demonstrations, great snacks, etc. All are free to participants. This year’s event also boasts wonderful raffle prizes, including tickets to Broadway’s Phantom of the Opera, along with a NYC-area hotel stay.

Plus, there is a wonderful post race celebration taking place immediately following at Cooper's Landing, located at 7459 Murray Drive West in Cicero, NY). There will be ample appetizers at no charge, as well as drink specials for all participants. Children are more than welcome.

Registration for the event begins at 8:00am, with the event kicking off right at 9:00am. Save $5 and register before the day of the event. Registration at the event is $25. Kids participating in the family fun run only cost $10 per participant. All children will receive ribbons.

For more information about this wonderful event, please visit the Run For Doris website and/or contact Hope Bednarski at Runfordoris(at)yahoo(dot)com.

Now celebrating 20 years of service, the Brain Aneurysm Foundation was established in 1994 in Boston, Massachusetts with a mission to promote early detection of brain aneurysms by providing knowledge and raising awareness of the signs, symptoms and risk factors; work with the medical communities to provide support networks for patients and families; as well as to further research that will improve patient outcomes and save lives. For more information about the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, visit http://www.bafound.org.

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