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

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, October 7, 2012

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and Walk begins at 9:30 a.m. Three mile scenic walk through Buffalo’s waterfront or do just one mile.

Where: Erie Basin Marina at The Hatch

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 food, beverages, music 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.

Cost: $15.00 non-refundable registration fee; $25.00 day of event; children 10 and under are free. 5K route: Starts at the Hatch and goes around the waterfront, past First Niagara Center, down South Park to Michigan Ave to Scott Street and back to Erie Basin Marina. The route is relatively flat.

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 10,000 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.


Western New York 1219 North Forest Road | P.O. Box 9033 | Williamsville, New York 14231 | Phone: 716.817.7400 | Toll Free NY 1.888.7PEOPLE | Fax: 716.634.3889

Rochester 1860 Buffalo Road | Rochester, NY 14624 | Phone 585.441.9300 | Fax 585.441.9398

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