Lycoming College Habitat for Humanity to host 5K

Lycoming College Habitat for Humanity to host 5K

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - The Lycoming College chapter of Habitat for Humanity will host its annual 5K Run/Walk for Shelter on Sunday, Nov. 6, beginning at 1 p.m. The 3.1-mile course will begin at College Place and wind through Brandon Park.

Registration opens at noon. Walkers will start at 1 p.m. and runners at 1:30 p.m. Prizes will be presented to the male and female individuals who place first overall, as well as to the top competitors in each age category. The first three male and female walkers will also receive awards. Door prizes will also be given.

Entry fee is $10 for students, $15 for pre-registered adults and $17 for adults on the day of the race.

Registration forms are available online at http://neparunner.com/road.html.

For more information, contact student coordinators Katy Wrona at wrokath@lycoming.edu or Annie Wegman at weganni@lycoming.edu.

The Lycoming College Chapter of Habitat for Humanity supports the work of Habitat for Humanity in the greater Lycoming County area by raising funds, volunteering at local builds and providing opportunities to both learn and advocate for the effort to eliminate substandard housing.

Founded in 1812 and celebrating its bicentennial during the 2011-12 academic year, Lycoming College is a national liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. It offers 35 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News and World Report. Located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation.