Citizens For A Better Norwood

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Xavier hosts 5K run in support of Do it Now! Ohio

Xavier University’s Public Relations Student Society will host its first 5K for Do It Now! Ohio. Do It Now! Ohio raises money to increase awareness for organ, eye and tissue donor designation. Race registration is $15 and open to the public. The first 100 who register will receive a free t-shirt. Runners and walkers are welcome (no dogs or baby strollers, please). Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m., with the race start at 11:00 a.m. Participants can sign up at by typing in keyword: Xavier Do it Now!

After the race, refreshments and festivities will take place on Xavier’s green space. The overall male and female winners will receive cash prizes. A special cash prize will also be awarded to the best female and male costumes, so come dressed as your favorite organ! The course will take participants through Xavier University’s beautiful campus. The route begins at the university’s sand volleyball courts on the north side of campus and will end near Bellarmine Chapel on the corner of Ledgewood and Harold Avenues.

The Do It Now! Ohio 5K is one of Xavier’s last big events before the end of the semester.