DENVER (CBS4)– Some 2,000 runners hit the streets on Sunday for the 11th annual Strides for Epilepsy 5K.
Epilepsy impacts 50,000 people who live in Colorado.READ MORE: 'I Don't Feel Safe': Aurora Family Fears Hate Crime, Moves Out After Bullets Strike Home
The runners made their way through City Park to benefit the Epilepsy Foundation in Colorado. The non-profit is the leading the fight to stop seizures and find a cure for the condition.READ MORE: Dick Lamm, Who Served Three Terms As Governor In Colorado, Dies At Age 85
CBS4’s Tom Mustin ran the race and also introduced rock legend Richie Furay and his band. Guitarist Scott Sellen and his son Aaron are in the band. Aaron’s son, Clive, has epilepsy and the race holds special meaning for them.MORE NEWS: Teacher At Dawson School, Da'Jon Tyrik James, Arrested In Student Sexual Assault Investigation
The run raised $175,000 for people living with epilepsy.