Family organizes event after losing baby to SIDS

Posted at 1:43 PM, Mar 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-31 16:37:32-04
A Northeast Wisconsin family is sharing their story, after losing a precious baby to SIDS. Kendyn Neal Blaser was a very happy and healthy 3 month-old baby boy. On January 3, 2016, Kendyn’s family experienced every parent’s worst fear; they lost Kendyn to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). 
Now the family is on a mission to help others. On September 24, 2016 Kendyn’s family is hosting the first 5k run/walk to support SIDS/SUID research in Kendyn’s memory. 
The event will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will be held at Pamperin Park in Green Bay.
100% of the proceeds of the day’s event will be donated to the CJ Foundation for SIDS (
Kendyn’s parents have been personally touched by the CJ Foundation’s affiliated support organization called: Angel Eyes ( located in their current home state of Colorado.
Event details and schedule:
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
Start/Finish: The 5K starts/finishes at Pamperin Park part of the Brown County Park System located at 2801
CTH RK, Green Bay, WI 54303.  
Start time is 9:00am.  Strollers are welcome. No pets please
Costs: $15 per person
100% of the days proceeds will be donated to the CJ Foundation for SIDS.  Price includes a participation medal, memorial bracelet and a whole lot of fun!  T-shirts will be available on a first come first served basis for a suggested donation of $10.  Online registration ends on Friday, September 23, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. You can sign up on race day, but only cash or check will be accepted.
Timing & Results: This will be a timed race.  Race results will be posted immediately after the event.
Packet Pickup: The morning of the race between 7:30 a.m. and 8:45 a.m.  The packet will include your bracelet, timing device and bib number.   
Awards: This year, a custom metal Kendyn’s Kause medal will be given to all participants. The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place runners in the male and female categories will receive an additional prize.  The awards ceremony will take place at 10:00 am for all participants.
Click here to sign up.