WASHINGTON, N.C.(WNCT)- Over a hundred and fifty people toed the line in Washington this Saturday morning.
The community gathered for a 5k and half marathon to raise money for epilepsy research.
Nonprofit organization, Cure Epilepsy, was the beneficiary in the race.
The money raised will go into searching for a cure and raising awareness for epilepsy.
“My personal goal here for the event is to educate the public and depending on certain variables people with epilepsy still can have a job,” said Race for Epilepsy founder and organizer, James Peterson.
‘Cure Epilepsy’ is set to donate around $2000.