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Chesapeake College to host 5K run September 24th

Race benefits college’s George Walls Memorial Scholarship

Posted on Thursday, August 18, 2011

WYE MILLS – Chesapeake College will host the Third Annual George Walls Memorial Scholarship 5K Run/Walk on September 24th.

The early registration fee is $20, increasing to $25 for registrations postmarked after September 1st. 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 www.chesapeake.edu on the home page under "Upcoming Events". Please make checks payable to Chesapeake College Foundation and mail your form and check to Chesapeake College Foundation, 5K Race, 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 Cindy Zuella at (410) 822-5400, extension 5848.

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