Lycoming College Habitat for Humanity to host annual 5K

Lycoming College Habitat for Humanity to host annual 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. 4, at 1 p.m. The 3.1-mile course begins at College Place and continues through Brandon Park and downtown Williamsport.

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 runners in each age category. The first three male and female walkers will also receive awards. The program includes a children's fun run and door prizes for participants.

Entry fee is $10 for students, $15 for pre-registered adults or $17 for adults on the day of the race. More information and registration is available at www.lycoming.edu/5k or at neparunner.com/road.html, by contacting student coordinators Katy Wrona at wrokath@lycoming.edu or Annie Wegman at weganni@lycoming.edu, or by calling the College's United Campus Ministry at 570-321-4065.

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.

Lycoming College is a four-year, residential liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. Located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., the College fosters academic rigor, a supportive faculty and successful outcomes. It offers 36 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 educational institution by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1812, Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation.