The Mississippi Valley State University Women’s Institute for Excellence and Men’s College are excited to present the Inaugural MVSU “Retention 5K Walk/Run: Celebrating Health, Education and Community”! The race will be held on Saturday March 23 at 8:00 a.m. Starting: in front of the William W. Sutton Administration Building and Ending: inside the Rice-Totten Stadium. All students, community, faculty and staff are encouraged to register and participate. Students may also receive community service credit for participating or volunteering for the event.
A number of prizes will be awarded including the most senior participant, the best MVSU paraphernalia and more.
Registration has begun and will run through Wednesday, March 20. Registration is $10.00 for students and $15.00 for non-students. After March 20, registration will be is $20.00 for all participants. For more information about the event, call 662-254-8433 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The vision of the event was born out of the young men and women of the Women’s Institute and the Men’s College. Passionate about making a positive difference in the community and on campus, hosting an event that increases the awareness of the alarming rate of diabetes, obesity and other chronic diseases in the state, is the focus of the event.
Event sponsors include Guaranty Bank & Trust, Mississippi Track Club, Mars Incorporated, Mitchell Companies, Scott Petroleum Corporation, PepsiCo, Planters Bank & Trust and The Viking Company.