Eastern Michigan University hosts fourth annual What About YOU Run and Walk on Oct. 13 to support 12 charities

by Theodore Coutilish, Published September 14, 2012

Eastern Michigan University is host of the fourth annual What About You Run and Walk on Saturday, October 13.

Participants may choose to run or walk a 5K- or one-mile route throughout the picturesque EMU campus to raise funds for one of 12 local charities.

The charities include:

  • Community Health Charities of Michigan
  • Fragile X Association of Michigan
  • Therapaws of Michigan
  • NorthStar Reach
  • Team Red, White & Blue
  • Lost Voices
  • Angels & Doves
  • Association to Rescue Kritters
  • Compassionate Touch International
  • Celebrities Against Autism
  • SafeHouse Center
  • Grass Lake Sanctuary

On-site registration begins at 9 a.m., with the 5K run beginning at 10:50 a.m.

Each participant will receive a free football game ticket to watch the EMU Eagles host the University of Toledo Rockets, starting at 1 p.m. in Rynearson Stadium.

Also included are a Charity Expo, a Health and Wellness Fair and lunch served on the football field.

"This event is to benefit our children, adults in need, families, our veterans and the environment while touching the lives of us all today," said event organizer Christine Clipper. "Individuals, families and teams are invited to make a difference in a cause that is most important to them while enjoying a day of family fun, activities, food and a great football game."




Theodore Coutilish



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