Sepsis is the body's overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection which can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Learn more about the symptoms of sepsis, which kills 258,000 Americans each year.
The 4th Annual Illinois Sepsis Challenge 5k Fun Run and Walk will begin at Centennial Park in Orland, IL on Saturday, July 29, 2017. Participants will enjoy the scenery as they run or walk around the park in order to raise awareness of sepsis as a medical emergency.
Spike Out Sepsis originated in Columbus, Ohio in 2009 and is now in its fourth year in Georgia. Spike Out Sepsis Atlanta is being hosted by the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
The tournament is open to all ages, all levels. Sign up now because team spots are limited!
The 2nd annual Rochester NY Sepsis Challenge 5k and 1k Run and Walk will begin at Center Park, in Fairport, NY on Friday, September 8, 2017. Participants will enjoy the scenery as they run or walk around the park in order to raise awareness of sepsis as a medical emergency.
The Stomp Out Sepsis Rochester 5K is part of the statewide Sepsis Challenge series, a sepsis awareness initiative in Michigan. It is a joint effort by Sepsis Alliance, and volunteer nurses from area health systems. Stomp Out Sepsis is held in memory of Renato Brancaleoni, who passed away from sepsis in 2015. The goal is to raise sepsis awareness in the community, and to raise funds to benefit Sepsis Alliance.
This event will help fund a program to educate Emergency Medical Services personnel and First Responders to identify and treat sepsis before arriving at the hospital.
Between Sunday, September 24 and Saturday, September 30, 2017, participating swimmers will swim laps to raise funds. It’s easy and fun! Swimmers pay a small entrance fee and fill out a Swim for Sepsis Awareness Swim Entry and Sponsor Form to participate, and encourage their friends, family, co-workers and others to sponsor each lap they swim.
We will celebrate our participants and their sponsors at the AQUAMANIA! Barbeque and Awards Ceremony, September 30th at 12:30pm-2:30pm at the Harbor Point Club.