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Saturday, September 11, 2004 -- Morgantown, WV
September Stride 5K (MAGP #10) (iPO Event Id#: 6229)

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Founded in 1993, the September Stride benefits the Richard Rosenbaum Cystic Fibrosis Fund. Amenities include a pasta dinner and running seminar on the eve of the race, cash awards for overall winners and handcrafted age group awards.


Press Release from WVU News --- 8-18-04
WVUH Race to Benefit Children with Cystic Fibrosis

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - A race that will benefit children with cystic fibrosis and other pulmonary problems will be held Saturday, Sept. 11. The September Stride is a 5K (3.1 mile) run and walk that is sponsored by West Virginia University Hospitals.

September Stride
Bring the whole gang!
The race's start/finish line is in front of the hospital. The course loops around the hospital parking lots and continues along Van Voorhis and Chestnut Ridge Roads. The race gets under way at 9:00 AM.

Proceeds from the September Stride benefit the Richard Rosenbaum Memorial Fund, which provides medication and equipment to children with cystic fibrosis and other pulmonary problems. Race Fee:
The race fee is $15 for the general public and $13 for employees of WVUH, UHA and WVUH Health Sciences if postmarked by Friday, Sept. 3. After this date and on race day, the cost is $18 for the general public and employees.

The fee includes a T-shirt and a pasta dinner on Friday, Sept. 10. The pasta dinner will be held at 6 p.m. in the Health Sciences Cafeteria. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in the 5K run -- $200, first place; $125, second; and $75, third. Prizes also will be awarded to the age group, heavyweight and employee winners in the 5K run, and to winners of the walk. All participants are eligible for prize drawings. During the 5K run and walk, arts and crafts activities will be provided for kids. At 10 a.m., kids races will be held.

The September Stride is part of the Morgantown Area Grand Prix. It's organized by WVU Hospitals' Rehabilitation Services Department. For more information or to obtain an entry form, call 598-4118.

Race sponsors include: Centra Bank, The Dominion Post, Glenmark Holding, HealthWorks Rehab & Fitness, Jackson & Kelly, Mylan, Pfizer, Sodexho and Turner Construction.


TITLE: September Stride 5K (MAGP #10)
EVENTS: 5K Run, 5K Walk
WHEN: Sat, 11 Sep, 2004
WHERE: Morgantown, WV
CONTACT: Tom Druge (304) 598-4118 E-mail
AFFILIATES: MAGP