5K Walk/Run for Rider Women's Athletics

Courtesy: Rider Sports Information
Release: April 08, 2015
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*Online registration is now closed. Walkers and runners can also sign up and pay in person on race day.  Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.  Event will take place rain or shine.

The 9th Annual 5K Walk/Run for Women's Athletics will be held on the campus of Rider University on Saturday, June 13, 2015 (rain or shine).  All proceeds from this event directly benefit Rider's 10 NCAA Division I women's varsity athletic programs and the cheerleading team. The event will be held rain or shine.

Registering as a participant, making a donation on someone's behalf and/or becoming a corporate sponsor is quick and easy! Simply click the on-line registration link, which can be found at the link above and below and you can make a credit card payment via our secure site. You can also pay by cash or check (made payable to Rider University Athletics) by sending in a copy of the registration brochure form with your payment.  The registration fee is $30 ($25 for kids 12 & under and ALL participants affiliated with "Girls on the Run") and all participants receive an event t-shirt, water bottle and entry to the "Taste of Philadelphia" postrace lunch. 

Click the link below for online registration.


The "Taste of Philadelphia" lunch will be held in Daly Dining Hall on campus after the race and is included in the price of the walk/run registration fee. Runners and walkers can lunch on various themed food stations and enjoy the flash and glitter tattoo booth, DJ and special surprise entertainment.

If you can't join us that day as a walker/runner, you can support the event through our corporate sponsorship program. There are various levels of sponsorships available ranging from $100 - $10,000 and it's a great way to market your company/organization.  More information on the available corporate sponsorships can also be found via the sponsorship information link on this site coming soon.

Schedule of Events for Saturday, June 13, 2015:

8:30 a.m. - Participant check-in by entrance to Alumni Gym

9:00 a.m. - Kid's Zone opens on Campus Mall with games and activities

9:45am - Welcoming remarks and Warm-up/Stretching 

10:00am - 5K Walk/Run begins

Post-Race - Awards on the Campus Mall and "A Taste of Philadelphia Lunch" in Daly dining hall.

For more information or with any questions, please contact Karin Torchia at 609-896-5249 or via e-mail at ktorchia@rider.edu.

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