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Annual community 5K walk/run part of Reunion '13 activities

Alfred University’s annual Alfred Community 5K Walk and Run will take place this year on Saturday, June 8, during Reunion Weekend 2013, beginning at 9 a.m. at the bandstand on Main Street. All are welcome to participate.

Registration fee is $10 per person if paid before Saturday, June 1. Registration after that date is $15, including on race day when registration will begin at 8:15 a.m. T-shirts are guaranteed for the first 50 registrants and are available on a first-come, first-served basis after that.

The run/walk will be broken up into age groups of 14 and under; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; and 70 and up. Ribbons will be awarded to all finishers, and medals will be given to first, second, and third overall finishers in each group as well as to male and female age-group winners. There will also be door prizes.

The course will pass through the Alfred University campus as well as surrounding neighborhoods. A water station will be located halfway through the course. Registrants are encouraged to bring their own water in the event of hot weather.

The registration form can be found at:

Please mail registration forms to: Alfred University, Gary Horowitz Service Learning, Career Development Center, One Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY 14802.

All proceeds from this event benefit the Gary Horowitz Service Learning Program at Alfred University. For more information, please call 607.871.2162 or email Jessica Jennings at