Jack Hazen Open: the Seventh Annual 5K and Pump and Run will be April 12 at Malone University
March 17, 2014 | Release # 6877
The Malone University Wellness Council will host the seventh annual Jack Hazen Open 5K Run, and Pump & Run, on Saturday, April 12, 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 a.m. Walkers are welcome!
Registration forms are also available at the Malone University Wellness Center on the Canton campus, located at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton, Ohio. 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 5K only competitions.
Coach Jack Hazen is now in his 47th 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 served as men's long distance running coach for Team USA in the 2012 Olympics held in London.
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 has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, 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 2014, has been awarded the designation Military Friendly School by Victory Media, and is named to AffordableCollegesOnline (ACO)’s Best Lifetime Return on Investment list for the State of Ohio.
Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
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