Launch of Bicoastal Walk to End Epilepsy and Expansion of Care & Cure Institute beyond California

Epilepsy Foundation Announces the Launch of Bicoastal Walk to End Epilepsy and Expansion of Care & Cure Institute beyond California Signature Initiatives to Provide Programs & Resources, Promote Greater Awareness and Action, and Address Gaps in Care  LANDOVER, Md., August 8, 2018 —The Epilepsy Foundation today announced two major initiatives. The Epilepsy Foundation is taking the […]

The Backwards Guy Finishes Boston Marathon in 5 Hours, 43 Minutes, 59 Seconds

Los Angeles native and Disney movie production lawyer, Loren Zitomersky (aka “The Backwards Guy”), attempted to break the Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon ever run — backwards. Despite high winds and heavy rain, Zitomersky ran all of the 26.2 miles of the Boston Marathon backwards and although, he was very close to beating the record, he crossed the finished line at 5 hours, 43 minutes, 59 seconds. The current Guinness World […]

More than 650 People Turn Out for the Epilepsy Foundation’s Care & Cure Gala Which Raised Nearly $1M to Train New Pediatric Epilepsy Specialists

The Epilepsy Foundation recently hosted its 12th Annual Care & Cure Gala at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., which helps fund specialty training of new pediatric doctors at epilepsy centers nationwide. This year’s gala, which focused on women in epilepsy and honored renowned film producer Mary Parent, raised nearly $1 million to […]

The Backwards Guy Attempting to Break the Guinness World Record for the Fastest Marathon Ever Run Backwards Finishes Race in 5 Hours, 43 Minutes, 59 Seconds

Los Angeles native and Disney movie production lawyer, Loren Zitomersky (aka “The Backwards Guy”), attempted to break the Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon ever run — backwards. Despite high winds and heavy rain, Zitomersky ran all of the 26.2 miles of the Boston Marathon backwards and although, he was very close to beating the record, he crossed the finished line at 5 hours, 43 minutes, 59 seconds. The current Guinness World […]