Alumni (and Faculty/Staff) 5K Run (or Walk): May 15
The 21st Annual Alumni Run is sponsored by the Penn Alumni Society and the Department of Recreation for Penn affiliates of all ages. It is a 5,000 meter (3.1 mile) race and walk through campus beginning at 9 a.m.; the start and finish is Hamilton Village at 39th and Locust Walk. Race registration opens there at 7:45 a.m.
An awards ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the registration area. The Class of '74 Champion's Bowl will be presented to the top male and female finishers. The Dr. Willis Cummins Medallion of Merit Award will be presented to the top 10 male and female runners as well as the top 3 finishers in each of the race categories listed. There will be no duplication of awards, except in the case of placing as one of the 10 Top Overall male and female runners. Each participant must choose only one race category.
Dressing and shower facilities will be available between 7:30 a.m. and noon in Gimbel Gym. PENNCard or valid driver's license required for entry. Bring your own lock and towel.
The race results will be available to all participants at the conclusion of this year's race and will be on the web at www.lmsports.com. Race results will be posted of all official race finishers at the conclusion of the race. Post-race festivities will include light refreshments.
Awards: 5K Run--1st overall male/female; top 10 male/female; top 3 finishers for each class year male/female; top 3 finishers faculty/staff age groups male/female; top 10 finishers for spouses male/female; top 10 finishers for children.
Entry Fee: $12, pre-registered by May 10. $15, race day registration. Official entry forms are available at Gimbel and Hutchinson Gyms.
Pre-Registration: by mail (postmarked by May 10) to 21st Annual Alumni Run/Walk, c/o Department of Recreation, Hutchinson Gym, University of Pennsylvania, 220 S. 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6319. Please make checks payable to Trustees, University of Pennsylvania. Mail-in entrants may pick up their race number on the day of race at the "Pre-Registration" table.
Commemorative "1999 21st Annual Alumni Run/Walk" T-shirts will be given out on race day to all pre-registered entrants. Entrants who register on race day are not guaranteed a T-shirt.
Almanac, Vol. 45, No. 31, May 4, 1999