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Community runners/walkers invited to annual 5K event

Alfred University’s (AU) Annual Reunion Weekend 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, June 7 at 9 a.m. beginning at the Bandstand, Main Street, Alfred. There is a $15 registration fee, which may be mailed in or paid the day of the event. However, tee-shirts are guaranteed to the first 50 people who register on a first-come-first-served basis.

An event registration form may be found at  Please mail the completed form along with the registration fee to:

Alfred University

 Attn. Marcy Bradley

AU Bookstore

One Saxon Drive

Alfred, NY 14802

Race/Walk-day registration begins at 8:15 a.m. For more information, contact Bradley at 607.871.2350, or email

The 5K course encompasses the campus and surrounding neighborhoods. A water stop will be located halfway through the course. In case of hot weather, you are encouraged to bring your own additional water.

Ribbons will be awarded to all finishers and medals will be awarded to first, second, and third overall male/female race finishers as well as medals to male/female group winners. The groups are broken down as: age 14 and under; ages 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; and 70 and over.

All proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the Gail Walker Book Scholarship Fund. AU awards the Gail Walker Book Scholarship to worthy students whose lives reflect the values the late Professor Gail Walker lived by.