Concord University News
For Immediate Release: 
May 01 2013

CONTACT: Sarah Dalton
Concord University FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Office of Advancement May 2, 2013
PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712
(304) 384-6312, news@concord.edu
www.concord.edu

 

DAVID S. ROTH MEMORIAL 5K WALK/RUN 2013
SET FOR MAY 7 AT CONCORD UNIVERSITY


ATHENS, W.Va. – The David S. Roth Memorial 5K Walk/Run is scheduled for Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at Concord University. Registration will begin at 5 p.m. at the Carter Center Lobby, and the race begins at 6:15 p.m. on the track. The Carter Center is located on Concord’s Main Campus, 1000 Vermillion Street, Athens, W.Va.

Participants will be able to register the day of the event. Students of any age can register for $10, while other participants can register for $20. T-shirts will be given to the first 100 people who register and participate in the 5K. Refreshments will be served after the race in the Carter Center. Mugs will be given as prizes to those who place in the various categories.

There are eight age divisions for the women, and 11 for men. Registration fees and other donations collected for the 5K go directly toward the David S. Roth Memorial Scholarship fund.

Dr. David Roth was a professor of journalism and English at Concord University for 17 years. For 23 years, Concord’s SGA has sponsored the 5K.

For more information about the David S. Roth Memorial 5K Walk/Run, please contact Tom Davis, at tdavis@concord.edu or Dr. Elizabeth Roth, at rothl@concord.edu. Additional information can be found at www.rothscholarship.com, or by clicking the link to the David S. Roth Memorial 5K Walk/Run on Concord’s homepage, www.concord.edu

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Molly Bates, a student in Concord’s Public Relations Workshop, wrote this press release. She is from Fayetteville, W.Va.

Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison, 1-304-384-6086 or 1-800-344-6679 extension 6086
if special assistance is required for access to an event scheduled by the University on campus.

 

PO BOX 1000, VERMILLION ST., ATHENS, WV 24712.