Entrepreneur and broadcaster Eric LeGrand will be the co-host of the 13th Annual Walk to Believe which kicks-off Saturday at 8 a.m. from SHI Stadium in Piscataway.
LeGrand, who was paralyzed while making a tackle on special teams for Rutgers 13 years ago will reportedly partner with the New Jersey Devils and Prudential for the event. Former NHL players Colin White and Bruce Driver are expected to attend.
The 13th Annual A Walk to bELieve goes down on Saturday! Register today for this 5K Run, Walk & Roll (in person or virtual) to benefit Team LeGrand and the @ReeveFoundation. 🙌🏽— LeGrand Coffee House (@LeGrandCoffee) May 31, 2023
Register: https://t.co/nvMbdIK1SS pic.twitter.com/miY2zC64ma
Registration can be done in advance by going to awalktobelieve.org or by appearing tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. Opening ceremonies are at 10 a.m. with the 5K/walk starting at 10:30.
There is also a virtual option, with more information here!
🚨 Rutgers Nation 🚨— Mayan Ahanotu (@MAhanotu) May 30, 2023
Please join us all on June 3rd at SHI Stadium for the 13th annual @AWalkToBelieve supporting @EricLeGrand52 and the Reeve Foundation.
⬇️ Click the link below to sign up today ⬇️https://t.co/8iHGzVjTLI
According to a report published on NJ.com, LeGrand is hoping to raise $200,000 toward spinal cord research.
The event is co-sponsored by the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation.