CU Phi Alpha Theta to host 2012 historical 5k run/walk

CU Phi Alpha Theta to host 2012 historical 5k run/walk

Sept. 25, 2012
For Immediate Release

By Tanner Royalty, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Do you want to see some of Taylor County’s finest historical sites on foot? You will have your chance on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 8:30 a.m.

Campbellsville University’s Phi Alpha Theta, national history honors society, is having a historical 5k run/walk around some of Taylor County’s finest historical sites. Day of registration begins at 7:30 a.m.; however, you can pre-register now through Oct. 2 by picking up the appropriate form at Campbellsville University Student Services, or by emailing cu.historicalrun@hotmail.com.

The Phi Alpha Theta historical run journeys around some of Taylor County's finest and most well known historical sites. The run will start in front of the Campbellsville University entrance. It will journey down Main Street, the old Bengal School House at Taylor County High School, High Street and Lebanon Avenue. Concessions will also be sold.

Pre-registration for the run with a shirt is $20, or $15 without the shirt. Day of registration is $15 and shirts will not be offered. All proceeds received from the historical run will go toward funding for the Taylor County Hiestand House Museum. All runners will need to meet directly in front of the Campbellsville University entrance the day of to sign in and receive a map of the course. Trophies will be given to the first place male and female finishers, while the top five overall finishers will receive medals.

Join the Campbellsville University Phi Alpha Theta in remembering the rich history of Taylor County.

For more information, contact Dr. Wendy Davis, associate professor of history, at (270) 789-5331 or email cu.historicalrun@hotmail.com.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,500 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees, five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.
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