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Coaches vs. Cancer to Hold Annual 5K Saturday

by and on April 25, 2014 12:45 PM

The Penn State chapter of Coaches vs. Cancer will host its 15th annual 5K run/walk this Saturday, April 26.

Coaches vs. Cancer holds the event each year to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society.

The 5K will begin at 9 a.m. at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park located on the corner of Curtin and Porter. It will follow the usual on campus 5K route, beginning at the corner of Porter and Curtin, going down toward Hastings, up to Pollock and back to Medlar Field.

Registration for the event end Friday. The registration fee is $20 and participants can register in the HUB or online.

Coaches vs. Cancer is a national organization. The American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches collaborate in order give basketball coaches, teams, and the surrounding community the opportunity to make a difference in the fight against cancer.

Funds raised through Coaches vs. Cancer events go to the American Cancer Society, and this past year marked more than $2 million raised for the American Cancer Society by Coaches vs. Cancer of Penn State.

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This post was originally published by the staff at Onward State. Follow Onward State on Twitter @OnwardState.

Anna is a Penn State student who contributes to Onward State as a writer and photographer.
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