Students to host THON 5K Fun Run/Walk

November 07, 2012

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. -- The campus' THON team will host a 5K Fun Run/Walk, rain or shine, on Nov. 18 at the Fish Hatchery location of Lehigh Parkway in Allentown. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the race begins at 11 a.m.

The registration fee is $25, and all proceeds will benefit THON, Penn State's 46-hour no sleeping, no sitting dance marathon benefiting pediatric cancer through the Four Diamonds Fund at Hershey Medical Center. In lieu of competition and place prizes, an auction will be held after the race for those who wish to participate. Runners and/or walkers must be at least 14 years old at the time of the race to participate.

For more information about the race or registration, contact Rita DiBenedetto at

Media inquiries may be directed to Allison Goodin at 610-285-5067 or

  • Join members of the Penn State Lehigh Valley THON team for a 5K Fun Run/Walk

    IMAGE: Photo by Jenna Mason

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Last Updated November 07, 2012