297 Norwich Westerly Road, North Stonington, Connecticut, New London County, United States

Start Date

10/23/2021

Activities: Running only, Walking only, Virtual race, 5K (3.1 Miles), 3 Miles

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No Sto Defeats MSA 5K

Saturday, October 23 @ 9:00 run or walk to help raise awareness and funds in support of Defeat MSA Alliance. All registrants will be entered to win one of several raffle prizes donated by North Stonington businesses. 

 
  This walk is in recognition of my sister, Vicky, and so many others who are battling this devastating disease every day. I'm walking because many of them cannot.

 

What is MSA?

MSA is a rare, rapidly progressing neurodegenerative disorder that affects the brain. MSA impairs the systems that regulate blood pressure, heart rate and the bladder – many of the basic bodily functions that people take for granted every day. People with MSA suffer from dangerously low blood pressure, speech and swallowing difficulties, sleep disturbances, breathing problems, rigidity and tremors. The life expectancy for those with MSA is typically 5 to 10 years. There is no remission of the disease. Almost 80% of patients are disabled within five years of the onset of the motor symptoms, and less than 20% of the cases survive beyond 10 years. Rate of progression and the speed of decline may vary widely from case to case. Patients with advanced MSA often become bed-bound, unable to speak and immobile. At present, there is no cure for MSA, no genetic tests to detect it, no therapy to slow it and very few treatments to manage its debilitating effects. Currently, diagnosis is clinical in nature with no certainty until an autopsy is performed or posthumous pathology examination. Learn More About MSA from the Mayo Clinic.

 

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. Defeat MSA 5K Run

    This run will take place on the Wheeler High School Cross Country trail. All field / track / trail. Times will be posted by the end of Race Day. Check-in starts at 8 am. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd for both Men & Women.
    Activity Starts: 10/23/2021 09:00 - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens : 9/22/2021 05:54
    Activity type: Running only
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 9/22/2021 05:54
      Registration closes : 10/23/2021 08:59
      Race fee : $20.00
      Processing fee : $2.16


  2. Defeat MSA 5K Walk

    This walk will take place on the Wheeler High School Cross Country trail. All field / track / trail. Check-in starts at 8 am.
    Activity Starts: 10/23/2021 09:00 - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens : 9/22/2021 05:54
    Activity type: Walking only
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 9/22/2021 05:54
      Registration closes : 10/23/2021 08:00
      Race fee : $20.00
      Processing fee : $2.16


  3. Defeat MSA Where You Are

    Thank you for your support! Please share a picture of your scenery with #NoStoDefeatsMSA if you feel comfortable.
    Activity Starts: 10/23/2021 09:00 - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens : 9/22/2021 05:54
    Activity type: Virtual race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 9/22/2021 05:54
      Registration closes : 10/23/2021 09:00
      Race fee : $20.00
      Processing fee : $2.16


  4. Defeat MSA 5K Walk - Family

    This option is for those who want to bring the family for a walk. Please note, we will need a signed waiver for each participant on site for the event. This walk will take place on the Wheeler High School Cross Country trail. All field / track / trail. Check-in starts at 8 am.
    Activity Starts: 10/23/2021 09:00 - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens : 10/4/2021 09:22
    Activity type: Walking only
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 10/4/2021 09:22
      Registration closes : 10/23/2021 08:59
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.45


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