Seize the Day 2016

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The 3rd Annual Seize the Day Event!


On Sunday, September 25, 2016 from 10:30 am to 2 pm, Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario (formerly Epilepsy Support Centre) will host the 3rd Annual Seize the Day 5k Run / 2.5k Walk at Kiwanis Park North (Hale St. entrance) to raise funds for epilepsy education programs, support services and community engagement in Southwestern Ontario. This family fun event will include a run and walk, followed by live entertainment and a community BBQ.


Seize the Day 2.5k Walk & 5k Run is in support of individuals, families and members of the community affected by seizures and epilepsy. Whether remembering someone who passed away from a seizure, supporting those who are affected by epilepsy and seizures or raising awareness about the condition, we want to make this annual event a community engagement opportunity that everyone is welcome to participate in.

Online Registration available here.


Seize the Day 5k Run /2.5k Walk

Walking in honour and memory of people affected by seizures. Let's make every step count! Carpe Diem!


Kiwanis Park North (Hale St. entrance), south of Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario.



Sunday, September 25, 2016
Registration 10:30am - 11am
Run start time 11am
Walk start time 11:30 am
Kiddie Trot & Draw 12pm
Live Music & BBQ Social 12pm - 2pm


Registration Fee:

Registration online does not include fee. All registrations must be done via mail, or in person at The Centre or event. Donations can be made online.
Register at Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario (690 Hale St.) in advance $20.
Register at event $25.

All cheques MUST be made payable to Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario. This includes all donation cheques collected.

Free for anyone submitting at least $100 in pledges, per individual.
Submit $150 in pledges and your registration fee will be waived, plus you will receive a t-shirt and water bottle.

Run and walk free for children under 17. The Kiddie Trot is a free, fun run for children under 12.
All participants will be entered into a draw. Prizes will be drawn at the end of the race.


BBQ Social:

Bring a lawn chair, as seating is limited.


Start fundraising today! Carpe Diem.



Registration forms available here. Please ensure all cheques are made payable to Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario.


Online Registration is now available here.


NEW this year!

We have create a Team Captain's Kit for those who are interested in organizing a team for the event. The resource kit is available here


Custom Buttons: Pre-order your personalized buttons for $5 to pick up at the event! Group deals are available. Please submit your order and photos to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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