Run 5 Save Lives
Blue Bell, PA-The athletic staff and ESW students and faculty coordinated an on campus 5K Run and fun run on Monday, April 14, 2014. 68 students, faculty, and staff participated in the Run/Walk. Many people came out to support the runners.
The ESW students raised $875 for Alex's Lemonade Stand Fight Against Childhood Cancer.The money was raised through participation, donations, prizes, selling of baked good and other items. Special thanks to WaWa for donating the lemonade and ice tea for the day.
Prior to the main event. The children from the children's center participated in their Fun run around the Quad. The ESW students had been working with the children's center on a weekly basis all semester to teach them different physical activities.
As for the run, Jill Beccaris-Pescatore, Assistant Professor of Economics was our winner. Jill also competed in the Boston Marathon last Monday. Between the 2 ESW classes, there were over 54 students working on the project.