Close Finish in the 15th Annual Kessler Foundation Wheelchair 10K

 

The morning of Memorial Day was perfect—cool, with very little wind, and excitement in the air. It was the ideal setting for the kick off the 15th Annual Kessler Foundation Wheelchair 10K, the wheelchair division of the Fred d’Elia Ridgewood Run. Representing the US, Spain, and Costa Rica, 29


Register Now for the 15th Annual Kessler Foundation Wheelchair 10K

 

Register now for the 15th Annual Kessler Foundation WTFUSA National Wheelchair 10K Championship, part of the Fred D’Elia Ridgewood Run, on Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 at Graydon Pool–201 North Maple Avenue in Ridgewood, NJ. This event is one of the largest integrated races in the country, as


One Month Until Stroll 'N Roll! Register Now!

Join us on Sunday, September 21, at Verona Park for Kessler Foundation's 13th Annual Stroll 'N Roll! Enjoy a stroll or roll around the beautiful lake in the park in Verona, NJ. You'll also love the carnival games, magic acts, balloon art, delicious food and desserts, live music acts, and a talented


Six Countries Represented in the 2014 Kessler Foundation Wheelchair 10K

On a beautiful Memorial Day, some of the most elite racers in the world competed in the 14th Annual Kessler Foundation Wheelchair 10K—the wheelchair division of the Fred d’Elia Ridgewood Run. Racers competed for a total purse of $10,000. Twenty-three racers represented six countries, including


Ghana Athlete Prepares for Kessler Foundation 10K

WheelChair racer plans to add to his international medals

Obeng aims to qualify for Paraplympics in London.

Patrick Obeng of Team Ghana competed in the 11th Annual Kessler Foundation Wheelchair 10k on Monday, May 30th in Ridgewood, NJ.  The race, which is the wheelchair division of the Fred d'Elia


Patrick Wins Gold!

Just one month ago, Patrick Obeng, 35, left Ghana and came to the United States in the hopes of earning a spot in the Paralympics. Kessler Foundation wanted to help him achieve his goals and sponsored his travel and stay in the U.S.

While the Paralympics require athletes to log a certain number of


Miss Wheelchair New Jersey Believes in Abilities

Meet Miss Wheelchair NJ Kim Biglin at Kessler Foundation’s Stroll ‘N Roll (and RUN!) on Oct. 21st.

Kim Biglin compares herself to a petunia—a vibrant and beautiful flower despite its weak stem. Born with spinal muscular atrophy, a form of muscular dystrophy, she had to find a way to be as