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Western to hold ‘Campus-to-Campus 5K’

By Western Connecticut State University

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DANBURY, CT - The public is invited to join students, faculty and staff for a race across the city as Western Connecticut State University sponsors a “Campus-to-Campus 5K” next month.

At 9 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13, runners will leave the Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury, and head to the Midtown campus, 181 White St. The 3.1-mile route will include Lake Avenue, West Street and Main Street before finishing at White Street. Fitness walkers start immediately after runners at 9:05 a.m. Strollers are welcome.

Runners and walkers can register online at http://wcsu.edu/5k/ for $25 per person ($30 after Oct. 4). A New Balance Tech Shirt and race bag will be given to the first 125 pre-registered runners or walkers. Participation is free for Western students.

Race day registration is from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. at the Westside campus. After the race, shuttle buses will transport participants back to the registration and parking area.

The race will be chip timed and prizes will be awarded in the following divisions: Men’s Open: 1st, 2nd, 3rd; Women’s Open: 1st, 2nd, 3rd; top Western student male/female; top Western employee male/female; top Western alumni male/female; and most creative use of Western colors (navy blue and copper). There will be one prize per winning contestant.

Proceeds of the event will benefit Western student fitness and wellness programs by funding the purchase of fitness equipment, providing health seminars and sponsoring wellness activities on campus.

For more information, call the Office of University Relations at (203) 837-8486.

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