Penn State Greater Allegheny Sets 5K Run/Walk for April 9

On Saturday, April 9, at 9:00 a.m. Penn State Greater Allegheny will hold a 5K Run/Walk open to students, faculty, and staff of Penn State Greater Allegheny and its surrounding communities.

Participants can register online at

The web site for the 5K is

Registration is $25 for adults/staff and $15 for students. The registration fee includes a T-shirt.

The 5K will benefit the McKeesport-based Sonshine Community Ministries. The ministry provides clothing, food and counseling services to area residents. The event was created to provide students at Penn State Greater Allegheny the opportunity to be challenged both physically and mentally while contributing to their surrounding community.

The 5K is being hosted by the Penn State Greater Allegheny Student Government Association. It is being sponsored by the Penn State Greater Allegheny Alumni Society.

The event will be timed by Runner?s High, a race and time management company based in Grove City. Check in for the race/walk is at the Residence Hall parking lot from 8-8:30 a.m. The run/walk is expected to wrap up by 10:30 a.m.

For more information, contact Sara Holtzman at [email protected] or by calling 412-675-9223.