Registration is open for Beaver Alumni Society's 5K Run/Walk

The Penn State Beaver Alumni Society will host its second annual Health & Fitness 5K Run/Walk, Saturday, May 17, in downtown Beaver. The event, which will be held rain or shine, will begin at 8 a.m. at the gazebo and finish on Second and Market Street.

Proceeds benefit scholarships for Beaver campus students and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Beaver County. Those preregistering by Saturday, May 3, will pay a fee of $20 and will receive an adult-size Dry-Fit short-sleeved shirt. Those preregistering after May 3 or on the day of the race will pay a fee of $25 and will not receive a shirt. Awards will be given for ages 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60 and older. Trophies will be awarded to the top three overall male runners and top three overall female runners. Medals will be presented to the top three men and women who finish in each age group. All runners and walkers will be Bib timed, a disposable timing chip attached to the bib number, and will begin the course at the same time.

Sponsorship opportunities for the event are also available by contacting the Development Office.

The registration form, course map, elevation and grade are available at To preregister or for more information, contact Mona DeLisio in the Beaver campus Development Office at or 724-773-3817. Registration on the day of the event will be held from 7 to 7:45 a.m. at the gazebo in Beaver.

Last Updated April 21, 2014