Race Preview: 2021 Suddenly Sleepy Sleepwalk 5K

The Suddenly Sleepy Sleepwalk 5K is coming to Alton Baker Park on March 14. This event, put on by Suddenly Sleepy Eugene and Eclectic Edge Racing is to raise funds and awareness for Narcolepsy. Participants are encouraged to show up in pajamas, kid-friendly cosplay, or just your usual race attire for this event.

This is a certified 5K race course with chip timing. There will be water stops on the course and complimentary hors d’oeuvres available afterwards. Raffle tickets will be available with prizes from local sponsors and community members.

Shirts are available for purchase at time of registration. Adult Size Shirts are $20 ($25 for XXL).  Youth shirts are $15.  If you are running virtual, add $7 for shipping and handling to have your shirt shipped to you.

The Suddenly Sleepy 5K Sleepwalk was founded in 2018 by “Chef Andre Royal” to raise funds to help those affected by Narcolepsy and various sleep disorders. In 2019 “Suddenly Sleepy” became an Oregon Nonprofit 501 (c)(3) that now provides fun and engaging ways to support educational opportunities and continues to raise awareness of the importance of quality sleep. Lack of quality sleep is becoming much more recognized as it affects not just those who’ve been diagnosed with sleep disorders such as Narcolepsy- but is important to the overall health and wellness of the community as a whole.

If you would like to support this cause but don’t wish to run in person, there is a virtual option available.

It’s time to bust out your best PJs and head on over to support this worthy event coming soon to Eugene!

Suddenly Sleepy Sleepwalk Details

Date: Sunday, March 14

Time: 11:00 A.M.

Location: Alton Baker Park, Eugene

Entry Fees for In Person Race:

  • $20 – ages 13-59
  • $15 – seniors 60+
  • $10 – youth 12 and under
  • Day of Race – add $5

Entry Fees for Virtual Race:

  • $15 – ages 13-59
  • $10 – seniors 60+
  • $5 – youth 12 and under

Race Website: Click Here


About Annette Vaughan (495 Articles)
Annette Vaughan is a runner and personal trainer in Canby, Oregon. She began running at the age of 30 and became hooked after her first race (even though she is a self-proclaimed slow runner.) She enjoys small local races from 5Ks to half-marathons, with a 30K on the books as her longest run ever. She has also become a huge fan of obstacle course races and just can't get enough of them. Annette is a certified personal trainer, who believes in promoting movement since our bodies were designed to move. The more we move, the better we move and function in everyday life.
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