Community college run benefits local charities

First Posted: 3/11/2012

The Luzerne County Community College Health, Physical Education, and Exercise Science Department will hold a Run for a Purpose 5K Run/Fun Walk on Saturday, April 14, at 9 a.m., at the college’s campus in Nanticoke.

Registration fee is $15 per person. Participants can register in advance or on the day of the race. Race day registration begins at 8 a.m., at the college’s gymnasium. Proceeds benefit local flood relief efforts and other charities.

Awards will be given to the first overall male and female in the 5K Run. Awards also will be given to the top three finishers in the following age groups for both males and females in the 5K Run: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and over. A free T-shirt will be given to the first 100 registered participants.

For more information, or to register in advance, contact Miranda Costa, race director, at LCCC at 740-0237 or (800) 377-LCCC, extension 7273 or

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