Women’s basketball team to host monster dash 5k

(THE PICKET) – The Shepherd women’s basketball team is hosting the 5k monster dash run/walk and one mile monster walk events on Saturday, Oct. 24.

Keeping with the Halloween spirit, each participant is encouraged to wear a costume for the race. Members of the basketball team will be there in costumes also to cheer on participants.

Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers in each age group.

To participate, the 5k run/walk is $25 for the public beginning now through Oct. 8. The price increases to $30 beginning Oct. 9. The cost is $15 for Shepherd University faculty and staff. For Shepherd students and all children under the age of 18, the cost is $10. The one mile monster walk is $10 for all ages.

All the proceeds will benefit Shepherd University women’s basketball.

Registration begins at 1 p.m. at the Wellness Center on Saturday, Oct. 24. The 5k monster dash starts at 2 p.m. with the monster walk directly following at 2:05 p.m.

For more information or to register, contact Jamie Cluesman, assistant women’s volleyball coach. She can be reached via email at jcluesma@shepherd.edu.

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