Earth Day

Febrary 20, 2014
Ben Philip, (603) 897-8585

Rivier University’s Biology Club to host 5k charitable walk/road race

To celebrate Earth Day, Rivier University's Biology Club will host a 5k Charitable Road Race/Walk on the Rivier University campus on April 5, 2014 at 10 a.m. Proceeds will benefit the Beaver Brook Association in Hollis, N.H. and Sante Total Health Clinic in Haiti.

Prizes will be awarded to runners in various categories, and many items will be included in a raffle on the day of the race. The course will begin and end at the Memorial Hall Parking Lot at the intersection of Clement and South Main Streets, Nashua. Sponsors and environmental organizations will be on-site with educational displays.

 

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This will be the 10th annual race. Last year's event raised $1400 for local charitable organizations.

The Biology Club has sponsored a variety of activities to benefit environmental groups, and has been participating in a highway clean-up project for the last several years. The Club encourages the study of biological sciences through lectures, field trips, and other scholarly pursuits. Students work to contribute to the growth of the institution and the community at large.

The race is open to the public, and will take place rain or shine. Advance registration fee for both runners and walkers is $10 postmarked by March 31; the fee is $15 the day of the race. The first 100 to register will receive an environmentally friendly travel coffee mug. To register in advance, download a registration form for runners and walkers at the top of this page. For more information, contact Ben Philip at (603) 897-8585 or biology@rivier.edu.

For representatives from organizations setting up tables for the environmental fair, please have your table set up by 9 a.m. when registration opens. Runners and walkers can begin to check in at the registration table at 9 a.m. and the race will begin at 10 a.m.

Directions:  

General directions to the Rivier campus can be found at www.rivier.edu/directions. Once you turn off the rotary onto the campus, drive straight until you come to an intersection. Memorial Hall will be on your right and Regina Library will be on your left. Turn right to park next to Memorial Hall.
 

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