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PTA Club to Hold 5K to Raise Funds for UPMC's MERP and PT Research

3/27/2014 —

Penn State Shenango’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Club will host is 5th annual 5K Run/Walk at 9:00 a.m. on Sat., April 5, 2014, to raise funds for UPMC Horizon Foundation’s Medical Equipment Recycling Program (MERP); the Marquette Challenge, which supports physical therapy research; and its club. The 5K event will be held on a family-friendly fast course around the Penn State Shenango campus in downtown Sharon. The race will start and end at Forker Laboratory on Shenango Avenue. This year’s student co-coordinators are Alison Sferra, Emily Larrier, Felicia Resatar, Trish Palmer, and Anasthasia Hermance.

Following the race, refreshments will be provided and awards will be presented to the top three men and women finishers in various age groups. Come be a part of Penn State’s Hustle for Muscle 5K and help make a difference in our community.

Registration is $20 (T-shirt is guaranteed to the first 150 pre-registered runners and walkers). Race day registration is $25 (T-shirt is not guaranteed).  Race day registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 8:55 a.m. Race timing service will be provided by Miles of Smiles and race results will be available at WWW.SMILEYMILES.COM.

For a registration form, please contact Penn State Shenango Student Affairs Office at 724-983-2836 or stop by Sharon Hall 103; or go online to http://shenango.psu.edu/Documents/Information/PTA5K.pdf. Checks (non-refundable) may be made payable to “Penn State University” and mailed to Penn State Shenango, c/o Student Affairs, 147 Shenango Avenue, Sharon, PA 16146.

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