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Headway of Western New York Walk, Run and Wheel 5K

Sep 06, 2013

Raise awareness for those living with traumatic brain injuries and other disabilities

What: Headway of Western New York “Walk, Run and Wheel 5K

When: Sunday, September 8, 2013
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and Walk begins at 9:30 a.m.
Three mile scenic walk through Buffalo’s waterfront or one mile available.

Where: Erie Basin Marina at The Hatch, 329 Erie Street, Buffalo

The event course provides participants a journey along Buffalo’s majestic waterfront. A post-race party at The Hatch will include an award ceremony with lunch and an auction. Participants can run, walk or wheel the course. The goal of the fundraiser is to raise awareness for those living with traumatic brain injuries and other disabilities.

The Headway Walk, Run and Wheel is held on Buffalo’s beautiful waterfront and co-sponsored with The Hatch Restaurant. There will be an approximately 1 mile walk and a 5K run, with registration for both starting at 8:30 a.m. and stepping off at 9:30 a.m. The cost on the day of the event is $20.

For more information, call 716-408-3100. Like Headway of WNY on Facebook at

Headway of Western New York Inc., an affiliate of People Inc., supports and advocates for individuals with brain injuries and other disabilities. Headway of Western New York Inc. is a volunteer non-profit agency that provides support groups, advocacy, educational materials, recreational opportunities, resource and referral services as well as linkage for case management, educational in-services for students, healthcare professionals and service providers. Through advocacy and education, Headway supports people with brain injuries and their families, for their right to dignity and enjoyment of life. Headway promotes prevention through community awareness.

People Inc. is a not-for-profit health and human services agency providing programs and services to more than 12,000 people with special needs, their families, and seniors throughout Western New York. Since 1971, People Inc. has assisted individuals to achieve greater degrees of independence and productivity.

“Traumatic brain injury isn’t an event that you recover from. It is an event you live with for the rest of your life.”