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Chesapeake College to host 5K run September 29th
Race benefits college’s George Walls Memorial Scholarship

WYE MILLS – Chesapeake College will host the Fourth Annual George Walls Memorial Scholarship 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 29th.

The early registration fee through September 10th is $20, and includes a t-shirt to be provided on race day. The registration fee increases to $25 for registrations postmarked September 11th and later. A "sleepwalker" registration option – for those who wish to donate to the scholarship fund but stay in bed that morning – is $30. Children under 12 may walk/run at no charge.

The registration form is available at here. Please make checks payable to the Chesapeake College Foundation and mail your form and check to Chesapeake College 5K, Foundation Office, P.O. Box 8, Wye Mills, MD 21679.

Runners may also register the day of the race starting at 7:30 a.m., with the race scheduled for an 8 a.m. start. This is a timed race with prizes for the top finisher in each age category. A fun walk will also take place.

The George Walls Annual Memorial Scholarship 5K Run/Walk has been established as a tribute to a man who left an indelible mark on Chesapeake College during his 16 years as the college’s master electrician.

For more information, please contact Carol Wilson-Robbins at (410) 822-5400, ext. 2363 or Cindy Zuella at ext. 5848.

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