Fundraising event will benefit Prevent Child Abuse New York
WHO: University of Rochester Kappa Delta Sorority invites community members to participate in the Shamrock 5K Run, their annual fundraiser for Prevent Child Abuse New York.
TIME, DATE, PLACE: Registration begins at 10 a.m., Children's Fun Run begins at 10:30 a.m., and the 5K begins at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Dandelion Square on the University of Rochester's River Campus.
ABOUT THE SHAMROCK EVENT: Since 1981, Kappa Delta chapters nationwide have raised over $7.1 million to help prevent child abuse nationally. The Kappa Delta chapter at the University of Rochester hosts the Shamrock 5K Run to increase awareness of the cause and raise funds for Prevent Child Abuse New York.
The event includes a Children's Fun Run, which begins at 10:30 a.m., followed by the traditional 5K Run/Walk at 11 a.m. Registration is $7 for children under 12, $15 for adults (before September 24), or $20 after. Participants can register online or on the day of the race; beginning at 10 a.m. Registration includes a runner's t-shirt, BBQ lunch, and raffle ticket. The event also features performances by various student performance groups and access to a bounce house.
The University of Rochester (www.rochester.edu) is one of the nation's leading private universities. Located in Rochester, N.Y., the University gives students exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary study and close collaboration with faculty through its unique cluster-based curriculum. Its College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering is complemented by the Eastman School of Music, Simon School of Business, Warner School of Education, Laboratory for Laser Energetics, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, and the Memorial Art Gallery.