UNT to host only Texas location for stroke awareness walk

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 11:36

What: Comeback Trail 5K

When: 2 p.m. Oct. 21 (Sunday)

Where: Warren Sports Complex, 7599 Eldorado Parkway, Frisco

Who: The University of North Texas College of Health and Public Service’s Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology is partnering with Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation – Frisco to bring the National Stroke Association’s Comeback Trail 5K to Texas.

Media: Journalists interested in covering the event should contact Heather Noel at heather.noel@unt.edu or 940-369-8218.


Background: UNT’s Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology hosted its first awareness walk in 2016, which it dedicated to aphasia, or communication problems – such as difficulty speaking, reading, writing and understanding speech – following a stroke. 

Last year, ASLP teamed up with the National Stroke Association for the Comeback Trail 5K, which has grown into a multi-city, annual event. Bianca Castro, NBC 5 health reporter, will emcee this year’s event in Frisco.

Visit http://bit.ly/UNTComebackTrail for more information about the 2018 Comeback Trail 5K in Frisco.

UNT News Service
(940) 565-2108