Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

2020 9th Annual National/Chicago 5K SCADaddle© for Research

National 5k SCADaddle For Research

9th Annual National/Chicago Area
5K SCADaddle© for Research
October 17, 2020
9:00 AM
Danada Forest Preserve
Wheaton, Illinois


Quick Links to 5K Weekend

5k Location and Registration | Frequently Asked Questions | Sponsors and Sponsorship Opportunities | Virtual Participation and Other Support

Join us at our 9th annual 5K to raise money for much needed research on the #1 cause of heart attacks in women under age 50 – spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD).

The SCADaddle© Fun Run/Walk will take place at Danada Forest Preserve starting at 9:00 am. A crushed stone pathway winds through the preserve’s beautiful landscape.

Afterwards join us for refreshments, SCAD store, Quilt drawing, kids’ activities and fun for the whole family!

Location and Registration

Danada map
Danada Forest Preserve
3S580 Naperville Rd
Wheaton, IL


When you register, please consider forming a team and/or personalizing your own fundraising page. You can email a link to your fundraising or team page to those you know as well as post on social media. Thank you for helping to raise funds for research!

Register by October 4 to guarantee your t-shirt.

5K Registration

Click Frequently Asked Questions for answers to common questions.

For additional information about the 5K please follow us on our National SCADaddle© Facebook event page or email 5k@scadresearch.org.

5K Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship by corporations, organizations and foundations is key to raising additional money for research on the causes and best treatment options for SCAD. We offer a variety of sponsorship opportunities. If you know of potential sponsors and would like assistance in securing them, please email 5k@scadresearch.org.

Thank you to our sponsors, especially

$10,000 Plus
Nationwide Sponsor

Pinkert Family Foundation
anonymous family foundation

$2,5000 Plus
Supporting Sponsor
St. Petersburg, FL

Race Sponsor
Fleet Feet Sports
Chicago, Elmhurst, IL

Special Event for Survivors, Supporters & Families Impacted by SCAD

At Home with Mayo

At Home with Mayo

We are currently finalizing plans for a virtual presentation in late summer/early fall by Mayo Clinic SCAD Research team. This will be a wonderful opportunity to hear from Dr. Sharonne Hayes and Mayo Clinic’s other SCAD researchers about their latest findings.

Watch for details.

Unable to Attend and Want to Support

If you are unable to join us in person at our National/Chicago Area 5K, you can support a fellow survivor or family member impacted by SCAD by donating to their fundraising page or team; attend one of our other 5Ks, become a virtual participant or donate directly to SCAD Research, Inc.