About the Foundation
Inspired By A Dad’s Mission to Support SCI Community
After sustaining a severe neck and spinal cord injury in October of 2018, Jeffrey Feinstein, dad of 3, has gone through two intensive phases of rehab, as well as outpatient rehab, at TIRR (The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research), one of the best rehabilitation facilities in the nation that specializes in spinal cord injuries. Jeffrey has daily physical and occupational therapy, has been able to go back to work, and has celebrated multiple family celebrations and holidays at home with his family, because of the therapists and technological advancements available at TIRR Memorial Hermann.
Alli and Jeffrey Feinstein have created this fundraising event to provide active gear and assistive technology equipment to spinal cord injury patients at TIRR Memorial Hermann, through the TIRR Foundation. These adaptive technologies enhanced Jeffrey’s ability to get back to work quicker, assisted in holding/grasping hand weights and workout equipment easier, and have supported him in using a manual chair. These products impact patients’ everyday lives, both at home and the work place, however there is a significant cost barrier. Their goal is to bring these product to more kids and adults living with SCI, and give them a much fuller sense of life.
About The Event
When/Where can I pick up my Race Packet?
You can pick up your t-shirt and race bib at NY Eatery (5422 Bellaire Blvd) on Friday, October 21st from 8 a.m. - noon.
If you cannot make it, you can also collect your race t-shirt and bib at Loftin Park on Sunday starting at 8:00 a.m.
What is the schedule of events on Sunday, 10/23?
9:00 a.m. - Arrival - Meet inside of Loftin Park
9:30 a.m. - Race begins from Loftin Park
10:15 a.m. - Streets will re-open and the race will close
10:00 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Race after-party at Bellaire-Zindler Park
What is the race route?
We will be starting at the Loftin Park entrance on 5th St and loop around Linden, Ferris and Willow Streets. Participants will go around this route twice for a one-mile route.
What can I do along the route?
People will be on bikes, scooters, wheelchairs, roller skates, strollers, and more. Whatever seems fun (and safe!) for the 1-mile route, have at it! No pets allowed.
What other activities can I expect?
After the race, we will make our way over to Bellaire-Zindler Park for the after-party. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. we will have fun and games for kids and adults of all ages. You aren’t going to want to miss the music, face painting, ball pit, velcro wall, rock climbing, ball pit and so much more!!