6260-Jack Hazen Open: Pump and Run 2012
6260-February 13, 2012
The Malone University Wellness Council will host the fifth annual Jack Hazen Open 5K Run and Pump & Run on Saturday, April 14,on the home turf of the Pioneer cross country teams. Participants will be grouped according to age: from 14-and-under through 70-and-over. Participants may compete in the 5K run only, or combine a bench press (the pump) and a 5-K (the run). Runners will earn a deduction from their race time relative to the amount of repetitions they were able to pump. The pump begins at 7 a.m.; the run begins at 9:15 a.m.
Registration forms are also available at the Malone University Wellness Center on the Canton campus. Awards will be presented to the top three overall winners as well as the top three winners in each age group for both the Pump & Run and the 5-K only competitions.
Coach Jack Hazen is now in his 45th year of coaching at Malone. He has led countless teams to nationals in cross country and track and has inspired many top performances including five national championships in cross country, including 1972, 2007, 2008, and 2009 men's teams as well as the 1999 women's team. He will coach Team USA long distance runners in the 2012 Olympics in London later this year.
For more information, contact Joyce Byler, wellness director, at 330-471-8486 or email wolyre+znybar+rqh .
Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone is recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, named an NAIA Champions of Character Five Star Award winner, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2012.
Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709