FAIRVIEW PARK, Ohio — Event organizers are wrapping up another year of the Gunselman’s Tavern Leprechaun Chase.
For the fourth year in a row, the 5K and Mile run returned to Fairview High School in Fairview Park.
The race started at 9 a.m. Saturday morning, where dozens of competitors participated in the event.
While the race requires a lot of endurance, organizers say it’s all to raise awareness for epilepsy.
“We need to change the conversation about epilepsy and seizures because like I said, 1 in 10 people will have a seizure in their lifetime and 1 in 26 will be diagnosed with epilepsy,” Empowering Epilepsy Founder and Executive Director, Leigh Goldie said.
Organizers hope to raise more than $5,000 for charities that support epilepsy.
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