© 2019, Wade's 5K for 5P

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Five P- Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that affects 1 in every 50,000 births. This event will raise money to assist families affected by Five P Minus Syndrome. Wade is 7 yrs old, lives in Monticello, and was diagnosed with Cri du Chat when he was 4 months old.

Wade’s 5K for 5P- is an annual running and walking fund-raising event that supports local families affected by Cri du Chat and the 5P Minus Society.

About Wade's 5K for 5P

The proceeds from this event will assist the 5P Minus Society in spreading awareness and education to affected families 

and their service providers. A portion of the proceeds will also assist 

local families with ongoing therapy and educational needs as well as provide an avenue for families to connect and encourage other 5P- families. 

2018 Race Highlights:

300+ Attendees

180 Finishers

(7) Cri Du Chat Families present

(4) States represented

Thank you to everyone who worked so hard to make Wade's 5K for 5P such a success. Sponsors, Volunteers, and especially the Participants all deserve a huge pat on the back! The weather was picture perfect and we couldn't have asked for a better turnout! We look forward to seeing you at this year's event!

Please continue to check our website and follow us on Facebook to keep informed on this year's race. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Wade's 5K for 5P Grant

Once again this year, thanks to all of our participants, sponsors and donors we are able to offer a grant for local 5P Minus families. A portion of the proceeds every year are donated to the 5P Minus Society. A portion of the funds will also be used to assist local 5P Minus families with ongoing therapy, medical expenses, educational needs, or other items needed to care for their Cri du Chat family member. 

 

If you or someone you know has a family member that has been diagnosed with Cri du Chat Syndrome, you are welcome to complete a Wade's 5K for 5P Grant Application. All applications will be reviewed by a selection committee and awards will be made based on need and funding. Please submit applications to the Wade's 5K for 5P Board of Directors at P.O. Box 511, Monticello, IL 61856.  

Special thanks to ci Living for helping to raise awareness of Cri Du Chat and promoting our event! 

Read about Wade and his best friend, as well as what she thinks makes Wade so special!

Wade and his parent's are thankful for having care so close to home. Check out this video to see Wade's history with Cri Du Chat and the amazing care he is receiving from Kirby Hospital.

Thanks to all who nominated Wade for the Kids to Know segment on Our Town Monticello! Special thanks to WCIA Channel 3 News for the great coverage and help spreading awareness! o nominated Wade for the Kids to Know segment on Our Town Monticello! Special thanks to WCIA Channel 3 News for the great coverage and help spreading awareness! 

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