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USI to hosts 10th annual 5k race

USI to hosts 10th annual 5k race

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

USI is hosting the 10th annual Hearts of Fire 5k race. The race at 9 a.m. on Feb. 8 outside of the Recreation, Fitness, and Wellness Center. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. and is $30 for participants.    The course is entirely on USI's campus and travels along the USI-Burdette trail, Fou...

Phi-K raises $6,500 for ALS

Zach Price and Leo Scheller cross the finish line of the Inaugural Phi-K. The race was both a 5k and a one mile walk and all of the proceeds went toward funding research for ALS.

Riley Guerzini, Staff writer

September 1, 2016

Students and community members from all over the Evansville area came out Saturday morning to participate in Phi Delta Theta’s inaugural Phi-K. With about 80 participants, the fraternity was able to raise $6,500 to support amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research. The fraternity had an original goal of $10,000. “We had 81 signed up online previously...

Local 5k benefits far-away crisis

A student studies at her school  library which was paid for by Road to Mafraq. The donations which funded the project were largely from the Evansville community. Elizabeth Riedford, an organizer for “Run for Refugees,” said the girl told her her dream was to work hard to “become just like her teacher.”

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

August 18, 2016

Elizabeth Riedford said realistically the Syrian refugee crisis cannot be solved in Evansville, Indiana. But she does believe the community can raise awareness and money that can help.

Hearts on Fire 5k run

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

February 3, 2016

The university is kicking off the Romain Subaru Screaming Eagles Running Series with the Hearts on Fire 5k on February 13. The Running Series offers three separate races over the course of several months. It starts with the Hearts on Fire 5k on February 13, Run into Madness 10k on March 5, and finish...

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