5K run/walk will honor Virginia Tech victim, Penn State alum

April 14, 2009

The third annual Jeremy Herbstritt Memorial 5K Run/Walk will take place on Thursday, April 16, at University Park to honor the Penn State civil engineering alumnus who died at the Virginia Tech shootings in 2007.

The race will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Intramural Building. People who wish to participate can register the day of the event from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m.

A candlelight vigil will be held after the race to remember all of the victims of the shootings.

Funds raised will be donated to the Memorial Fund for Jeremy Herbstritt. Proceeds will support the Herbstritt family's goal of building a community track facility in Herbstritt's memory at Bellefonte Area High School, his alma mater.

(Media Contacts)

Last Updated March 29, 2010