Join us for the Napa Valley Half & Full Marathon!
Ever wanted to run through wine country? Well here is your chance! Rettsyndrome.org has been granted ten charity bibs for the 2020 Napa Valley Half & Full Marathon! We are excited for this new partnership and can’t wait to grow our #RettRacer team! Help to end Rett syndrome while you run through wine country at this Boston qualifier race. Whether you plan to run or want to cheer on our team, please note all of the exciting information below!
Date: Sunday, March 1st, 2020
Location: Napa, California
Website (inclusive of hotel details, routes, etc): https://napavalleymarathon.org/
To participate as a Rett Racer in the Napa Valley Half or Full Marathon, please follow the steps below. *Note: there is a $2500 fundraising requirement for this event*
Runners are responsible for all expenses incurred from race (registration, travel, etc).
- Register for the full or half marathon at https://napavalleymarathon.org/
- Half marathon Rett code (10% reg discount): RETTHALF2020
- Full marathon Rett code (10% reg discount): RETTFULL2020
- After registration, please visit Napa Valley team page to create your personal fundraising page.
- Note: You must login with an Everyday Hero account FIRST before you can join the ‘team’.
- Create & customize your fundraising page and share via social media and email with your contacts.
- Contact Jackie Ventura at firstname.lastname@example.org to order your Rett Racer t-shirt.
Rettsyndrome.org will have a tent at location TBD where runners can congregate post-race, Rett families can mingle and RSO will be passing out awareness information to spectators!
Please follow this event to stay current on up to date information.
Dr. Meir Lotan is studying the effectiveness of home-based programs to enhance the functional abilities of girls with Rett syndrome. Dr. Lotan is an internationally renowned Rett syndrome physical therapist, author, and clinical researcher from the School of Health Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy, Ariel University, Ariel, Israel.
We will discuss movement and orthopedic issues in Rett syndrome, how and when these typically occur, and what we can do about it. We will also discuss walking and ambulation across the lifespan, as well as effective strategies at home. Submit your questions or comments when you register.
Questions and comments submitted in advance will be addressed, and there will be plenty of time for write-in questions during the session.
RettEd Webinars are a free resource designed to empower families affected by Rett syndrome and their care teams.
SPECIAL DAY: THURSDAY – The neuro-anatomy and circuitry assets of our children with Rett syndrome can change over time. Dr. Diener will explain how children can benefit from a well-developed, enriched therapy program. Dr. Diener will also share about her research project on understanding how Virtual Reality technology plays a productive role in OT and functional hand use.
Presenter bio: Dr. Pam Diener is a highly respected neuroscientist and clinical researcher.
· Share your photos on race day in our Facebook event on or on your Everyday Hero page. Use the hashtag #rettracers.
Postponed-East Coast Rettsyndrome.org Ed Day
Due to COVID-19, this event has been postpone.
Baltimore, MD (in partnership with Kennedy Krieger Institute )
Our Ed Days are for everyone wanting to connect with experts in the field of Rett syndrome especially families, caregivers, educators, clinicians, and therapists. Participants will enjoy a rich and informative day of topics and discussions covering research updates, medical and therapeutic intervention strategies, communication strategies, and more.
WHEN: Saturday, September 19, 2020
LOCATION: Busse Woods, Grove 28
Elk Grove Village, IL
Contact info: Diane Ross (email@example.com).
From the serious runner to the recreational runner, to family members and friends of all ages the Run For Rett is an event you don’t want to miss. Make a difference in the life of those affected by Rett Syndrome and join us for the Run For Rett 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Fun Run.
Rett Gets Rocked Ultramarathon
A weekend in which participants complete an ultra marathon of their choosing–from 50K to 100 miles, or from 6 to 48 hours. They can stretch their event over the month of October if desired. Proceeds from the event go to Rettsyndrome.org and the Rett Spectrum Clinic at St. Louis Children’s Hospital! Register for RGRVUW by purchasing a race shirt!
Jay Murry will be doing his ultra-marathon in his local sub-division, the Vineyards. The Rett Gets Rocked headquarters will be located at: 756 Napa Lane, St. Charles MO 63304 on Sat 10/3 from 12pm- Sun 10/4 at 8pm. To donate to Jay, please click here.
To follow along on Facebook, visit: https://www.facebook.com/24hourjaymurry/
For more information, contact Jay at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rett Education 2020
Communicate, Educate, Advocate
7-day online conference with international expert speakers
Date: November 15-21, 2020
Details: Unlike physical conferences where you can end up sitting through content you just don’t need, Rett Education 2020 – Communicate, Educate, Advocate is delivered entirely online. Dip in and watch the specific talks you want or catch them all. It’s up to you! All talks will be available to watch again or watch later, as long as you have registered.
Run for Rett
WE ARE GOING VIRTUAL AGAIN!!!
When: Saturday, May 8th – Sunday, May 16th
Where: Any time and any place
Our responsibility is to the health and well being of our participants and volunteers for the Run For Rett. The decision to change to a virtual event was thoughtfully made with extreme concern for our entire Rett syndrome community and our dedicated participants and volunteers.
Thank you for your understanding, cooperation and support.
How you participate is totally up to you. You can run the 5K, walk a mile or sit in your recliner.
No matter what you choose you are a winner because you are making a difference in the lives of those impacted by Rett syndrome.