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Community Events are hosted by volunteers around the U.S. donating their time to raise awareness and funds for stroke in their community. We’re pleased provide support to these individuals and appreciate their support.

2016 Comeback Trail 5K Series

The Comeback Trail 5K Series represents the journey of recovery for the stroke community, dedicated to raising stroke awareness and celebrating survivorship. Join us in a city near you or by participating through your trail, your way.

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Friday, April 7, 2017 - 11:00am
Metro Market

Concordia School of Pharmacy Students will provide an informational booth at Metro Market to talk about Stoke Awareness and Prevention. Four pharmD candidates will be there to answer your questions.

Saturday, April 8, 2017 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
The Word of God Baptist Church

The Word Of God Baptist Church and local community groups will be partnering to provide information regarding stroke, high blood pressure, heart disease, prostate cancer, hearing loss and additional health concerns. Attendees will be able to take home educational pamphlets and free health screenings will be provided. We hope to see you there.

Sunday, April 30, 2017 -
7:00am to 1:30pm

** NEW IN 2017 ** 

Join Stroke Challenge in Nashville and you'll enjoy rocking and rolling all over music city.  Event include full & half marathon options.

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Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 9:00am
Indianapolis, Ind.

Join Stroke Challenge in Indianapolis, IN for the incredibly popular OneAmerica Mini Marathon (13.1 miles) or the Finish Line 5K (3.1 miles) in May. 

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Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Living Faith World Ministries

Wellness and Joy will be partnering with groups of nurses in Daytona Beach to provide information about stroke prevention, diet change, signs and symptoms of stroke and other. Attendees will be able to take home free pamphlets and there will be free blood pressure and blood sugar monitoring. Come and support our community!

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:15am
Mine Falls Park

The 2nd Annual Run For Robert 5K Run/Walk honors the late Robert Kovalsky and benefits the National Stroke Association.  My Father, Robert, suffered from the debilitating effects of a stroke.  However, he always considered himself a stroke survivor rather than a victim. Please join us to celebrate his life and raise money for the National Stroke Association.

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 11:00am
Andrews Air Force Tactical Center

The purpose of this event is to incorporate dancing/zumba and then luncheon to provide information about stroke. Attendees will take home information regarding blood pressure monitoring, nutrition and fitness.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 6:30am

Stroke Challenge is headed to Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love, and you can be there with us when you join the AACR Rock ‘n Roll Philadelphia Stroke Challenge team.  This event is a half marathon and National Stroke Association is the official Transamerica Tomorrow Chaser charity partner.

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Sunday, November 5, 2017 -
6:00am to 1:00pm

Guaranteed entry into the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon with the National Stroke Association's Stroke Challenge team.

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Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 5:00pm

Stroke Challenge is headed to Las Vegas.  Join us for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas and challenge yourself and challenge stroke while running through the streets of the city of lights. Don’t worry about getting up early while in Vegas – this unique event starts at night. Enjoy Half and Full Marathon Options.

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David running in a marathon

I ran to inspire other stroke survivors to fight hard in their recoveries.

David P., stroke survivor

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