August 14, 2009
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Jennifer Tanner
Communications Specialist

Registration Still Open for Annual Fun Run/Walk

VALDOSTA - Valdosta State University's Campus Recreation and Campus Wellness Committee are still accepting participants for the 4th Annual VSU Community 5K Fun Run/Walk, which will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22.

Participants will meet in front of West Hall prior to start time. First through third place winners in male and female categories will receive prizes and additional items will be raffled off by random drawings after completion of the race. Farber Health Center as well as EMS representatives will be on location to ensure participant safety.

Registration is $12 for students and $15 for all other participants who sign up in advance. All participants pay $20 on race day beginning at 7:15 a.m.

Facilitated by Todd Smoot of Get Active, the race will begin at 8 a.m. in front of VSU's main campus and will proceed around the perimeter of main campus. Course markers will be positioned to provide directions on the day of the race, but a course map can be found on the entry form, which are available at Get Active, located in the Winn-Dixie shopping center at Five Points, Campus Recreation on Sustella Avenue and on Campus Wellness Website www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/wellness/ .

Following the race, participants are encouraged to bring friends and family to the annual Meet the Blazers event at 9 a.m. in Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. Admission is free. Football team members and coaches will be available for a meet-and-greet with adults and children ages 5-13 can get autographs and participate in football drills with Blazer football players.