On April 5th, 2014 the Quincy University Greek organizations Delta Tau Delta, Alpha Omicron Pi, and Phi Sigma Sigma will host the 2nd annual 5K Color Run and one mile Color Fun Walk in honor of Shannon Peters. Shannon, a QU student and member of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority, was severely injured after being struck by a car while crossing Chestnut Street on January 7th, 2013. All of the proceeds will go to the Friends of Shannon Peters Fund. Donations are welcomed and appreciated.
Early registration, which begins February 24th, is $20 for Quincy University students and $25 for members of the public. Regular registration, which begins March 17th, is $25 for students and $30 for the public until the day of the race. Registration on the day of the event begins at 11:00 am and is $35 for all. The runners and walkers registered by March 17th will be guaranteed a t-shirt. All participants will receive snacks, beverages, and an entry into the post-race raffle.
Founded in 1860 by Franciscan friars, Quincy University (www.quincy.edu) is a Catholic, co-educational, residential university offering undergraduate, graduate, and adult education programs that integrate liberal arts, active learning, practical experience, and Franciscan values. Quincy University’s intercollegiate sports are members of the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference for men and women. For more information, please contact the Quincy University office of communications by calling (217) 228-5275.