Jeremy Herbstritt Memorial 5K
Jeremy Herbstritt was a local runner, a Bellefonte High School and Penn State grad, who died in the Virginia Tech shootings on April 16, 2007.
“We’re going shirtless for Sandy Hook!” Come out and run or walk a 5K in memory of Jeremy Herbstritt at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16. All proceeds benefit the families of Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, CT. Yes, you may wear a shirt! We are just not printing new shirts, to increase the total donation from this event. No big prizes, just funds raised for a community in need. Jeremy was a 1998 Bellefonte Area High School graduate, and a 2003 Penn State Alum. At the time of his death, on April 16, 2007, he was a graduate student at Virginia Tech pursuing a master’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering.
ALL PROCEEDS FROM THIS EVENT WILL BE DONATED TO THE FAMILIES OF THE VICTIMS OF THE SANDY HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SHOOTINGS IN NEWTOWN, CT.
A certified 5K loop with start/finish on Curtin Road near the Intramural Building at Penn State. Registration $15 through April 1, $20 thereafter and on race day; $8 for kids 10 & under. Teams of five or more are welcome (must register together before race day), first three finishers scored. Race day reg. & packet pickup 5:15-6:15 p.m. at IM Bldg. Download application here, or register on-line here.
Rapid Transit Sports gift certificates to the top male and female finisher. Commemorative certificates to age group winners (10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, …, 80 & up). For more information and to volunteer, contact Jen Herbstritt at firstname.lastname@example.org.