Seize the Day: Amer’s Trail Epilepsy Run
Sunday, August 14, 2022 at 9:00 am
Mendon Ponds Park, Mendon, NY

This August, take your running game off road for a challenging 5K/10K course through Mendon Ponds Park in Mendon, NY.  Proceeds from the race will benefit Empowering People’s Independence’s programs for children and adults with epilepsy. Runners and walkers both welcome!

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RACE DAY DETAILS

Check back here on Tuesday, August 9 for race day information for runners, walkers, and volunteers. We will also send confirmation emails next week.

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MEET YOUR HOST: AMER ARMBRUSTER

Read more about Amer’s story here.

Watch Amer’s interview on Good Day Rochester!

And here is a Bright Spot on Amer!

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REGISTRATION

Individual Runner (All Ages): $35 Click here to register.

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COURSE/MAP

The race will start and end at the North Meadow Trail (on Canfield Road, between Pittsford-Mendon Center Road and Douglas Road) and will follow the North Meadow and East Esker trails (dark blue and dark green trails).

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SPONSORSHIP

You may pay for sponsorships online or by check.

Online: Click here to pay your sponsorship online.

Check: Make check payable to EPI and send to EPI, 1650 South Ave., Rochester, NY 14620.

Presenting Sponsor $10,000 (Tax-Deductible: $9,650)

  • Ten (10) complimentary runner registration spots and event T-shirts.
  • Recognition as Presenting Sponsor in all event communications including direct mail, email, print, web, and social media.
  • Opportunity to be included in radio and television PSAs.
  • Prominent logo placement on signage at the event.
  • Opportunity to address the crowd and be involved with the awards ceremony after the race.

Iron Sponsor: $5,000 (Tax-Deductible: $4,790)

  • Six (6) complimentary runner registration spots and event T-shirts.
  • Recognition as Iron Sponsor in all event communications including direct mail, email, print, web, and social media.
  • Opportunity to be included in radio PSAs.
  • Prominent logo placement on signage at the event.

Ultra Sponsors: $2,500 (Tax-Deductible: $2,360)

  • Four (4) complimentary runner registration spots and event T-shirts.
  • Recognition as Ultra Sponsor on website and on social media.
  • Recognition as Ultra Sponsor on email communications.
  • Opportunity to be included in radio PSAs.
  • Prominent logo placement on signage at the event.

Extreme Sponsor: $1,000 (Tax-Deductible: $860)

  • Four (4) complimentary runner registration spots and event T-shirts.
  • Recognition as Extreme Sponsor on website and on social media.
  • Prominent logo placement on signage at the event.

Marathon Sponsor: $500 (Tax-Deductible: $500)

  • Recognition as Marathon Sponsor on website and on social media.
  • Prominent logo placement on signage at the event.

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VOLUNTEERING

We need volunteers to make sure this event runs smoothly! Read on for details or contact Jill Johnson, jejohnson@epiny.org.

Download Volunteer Flyer | Sign up now

PRE-RACE: PARKING & GUEST ASSISTANCE

Parking/Directional Assistance: 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Direct people from the various parking lots to the race start. Bring a chair, water bottle, ball cap and any other shade provision if it’s hot and sunny. We’ll give you an event T-shirt.

AT RACE START

Check-In: 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Onsite Registration: 7:00 am – 10:00 am

T-Shirt Pick Up: 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Food & Beverage Tent: 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

DURING RACE

Water Station: 7:00 am – 10:30 pm
Meet at the race start where you’ll be taken in cars to the water station location. Set up, pass out water, clean up, and help bring all items back to the race start.

Race Course Directional Assistance: 8:00 am – 10:30 am
We need several volunteers to station along the race routes to guide runners, be able to report any incidents, and assist with course clean up. Report to the race start area, we’ll give you a T-shirt, and assign locations. This is a great volunteer job for people familiar with the trails!

POST RACE

Course Clean Up: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
All hands on deck! Help with breakdown, clean up, trash collection, etc. We pack it all in and we’ll pack it all out. All available volunteers are welcome!

Sign up to volunteer at this event here or contact Jill Johnson, jejohnson@epiny.org.

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CONTACT

Mark Armbruster, mark@armbrustercapital.com or (585) 469-5199.

Jill Johnson, jejohnson@epiny.org or (310) 995-6810.

Our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

Glover-Crask Charitable Trust

Ultra Sponsors

Extreme Sponsors

Lisa Noonan

Marathon Sponsors

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