Sixth Annual Delaware Brain Aneurysm 5K and Wilson Walk to Be Held at Glasgow Park, Newark, April 10, 2016

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Proceeds to benefit the Brain Aneurysm Foundation

Delaware Brain Aneurysm 5K and Wilson walk

The sixth annual Delaware 5K and Wilson Walk will be dedicated to local residents Ann and Jerry Wilson for their longstanding support and generosity of the race since its inception in 2010. Through the Wilson’s unconditional love and efforts, as well as those of the families from the area who have lost loved ones to brain aneurysms, the Delaware 5K and Walk helps to raise money to fund research to cure brain aneurysms, which are also known as the silent killer, that affects an estimated 30,000 people in the United States every year.

All proceeds from this annual event will benefit the work of the Brain Aneurysm Foundation (BAF), an internationally non-profit organization renowned for their work in raising awareness about brain aneurysms as well as for their support of Arterial Vascular Medical (AVM) research.

“Part of the work of the Brain Aneurysm Foundation is to get resources to doctors and researchers who are working to prevent brain aneurysm ruptures,” said Christine Buckley, BAF Executive Director, “The impact of our work greatly depends on the success of fundraising events like the one on this special day in Newark, Delaware. Our goal as an organization is to raise awareness and end the fear of this devastating disease.”

As this event enters its sixth year, organizers of the race say they hope to continue raising awareness, financial support and educating the general public about AVM disease in order to save lives. The event begins at 8 a.m. with registration followed by the start of the race at 9 a.m.

The registration fee is $30 for the 5K race and one mile walk. Free parking is available at Glasgow Park as well as at the YMCA. For more information contact: Katie Kempski at wilsonwalk5k(at)gmail(dot)com. All participants will be given an event T-shirt on a first-come basis and while supplies last.

About The Brain Aneurysm Foundation
The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is the globally recognized leader in brain aneurysm awareness, education, support, advocacy and research funding. Now celebrating more than 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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Christine Buckley
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