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Stomp Out Sepsis 5K
Sun, Sep 4, 2016
About This Activity
‘Participant packets are available to pick up, beginning race day at 8:00 am at the Red Tail pavilion at Hawk Island.
The Stomp Out Sepsis 5K is part of the statewide Sepsis Challenge series, a sepsis awareness initiative in Michigan. It is a joint effort by Sepsis Alliance, MHA Keystone Center, and Michigan Hospital Association. The goal is to raise sepsis awareness in the community, and to raise funds to benefit Sepsis Alliance.
Prize baskets for overall winners, medals for all age groups and free raffle prizes throughout the race.
Registration is $30 through August 4 Registration is $35 August 5 through September 2 Registration is $40 on September 4 Day of registration and check-in will open at 8am The 5K will begin at 9am Prizes will be awarded to the top female, top male, and top participant under 18 You can participate as an individual, or create a fundraising team to raise awareness and funds together.
For anyone who cannot attend but wishes to make a donation to support the cause, it is easy to do so. Just click "Make a Donation." You will be asked to enter the donation amount and payment information. Sepsis Alliance welcomes all donations, no matter how big or small. All funds will go directly towards awareness programs implemented by Sepsis Alliance.
Sponsorship opportunities: We have a variety of sponsorship opportunities for all levels of support. Click here to view the sponsor package.
Note - Parking is $5 at Hawk Island Park
For information on all of the 5K Sepsis Challenge events in Michigan, please visit www.michigan.sepsischallenge.org.
Sepsis and Sepsis Alliance
sep•sis (sep-sis) n. Sometimes called blood poisoning, sepsis is the body's often deadly response to infection.
Sepsis is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. (after heart disease and cancer) taking more than 258,000 lives every year. There are more than 1.6 million cases of sepsis every year and survivors often face long-term effects post-sepsis, including amputations, anxiety, memory loss, chronic pain and fatigue, and more. Almost 60% of sepsis survivors experience worsened cognitive (mental) and/or physical function.
Sepsis Alliance is the leading nonprofit patient advocacy organization in the U.S. promoting awareness of sepsis. Sepsis Alliance's mission is to save lives by raising awareness of sepsis as a medical emergency. All contributions to Sepsis Alliance, a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization, are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. For more information on Sepsis Alliance, please visit www.sepsis.org.