Sixth annual Dr. Jane Williams Memorial 5K slated for Sept. 30

Participants of the Jane Williams 5K gather before the race begins

Runners and walkers get ready to begin the 2016 Dr. Jane Williams Memorial 5K race held on the Shenango campus in downtown Sharon, Pennsylvania.

Credit: Penn State

SHARON, Pa. — Penn State Shenango will hold its sixth annual Dr. Jane A. Williams Memorial 5K run/1.5 mile walk on Saturday, Sept. 30, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Shenango campus located in downtown Sharon. The event is in honor of Williams, who was employed at the Shenango campus for 25 years before dying after a brief illness.

The Shenango campus will continue its 5K theme of “Buckeyes vs. Nittany Lions” in honor of Williams. Participants are encouraged to sport their favorite Ohio State or Penn State gear — special prizes will be awarded.

Registration forms are available in the Student Affairs Office, Sharon Hall Room 103 or online at Runners/walkers can register from now until 8:30 a.m. on the day of the event. The cost is $20 for runners and $15 for walkers.

Awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group and top overall man and woman. For more information, contact the Student Affairs Office at 724-983-2836.