Mothers' Day/We Care 5K

Brookfield High School's National Honor Society presents

The Mothers' Day / 8th Annual We Care 5K

May 12, 2019


Proceeds to benefit research for PANS/PANDAS in honor of the Tong family.

PANS stands for Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome. This is an autoimmune disorder that occurs very suddenly in children. PANS occurs when an infectious trigger, environmental factors, and other possible triggers create a misdirected immune response resulting in inflammation on a child’s brain. In turn, the child quickly begins to exhibit life changing symptoms such as OCD, severe restrictive eating, anxiety, tics, personality changes, decline in math and handwriting abilities, sensory sensitivities, and more.

PANS/PANDAS is a newly diagnosed syndrome, and lots of research is still being done in pursuit of a cure, and the Brookfield chapter of NHS wishes to help raise money to aid in that pursuit.

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~certified 5k USATF course ~ timing by BC Sports Timing~

~runners and walkers of all abilities are welcome~