Jack Hazen Open 5K Run set for April 12 at Malone University

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Canton, OH - The Malone University Wellness Council will host the seventh annual Jack Hazen Open 5K Run, and Pump & Run, on Saturday, April 12, 2014 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.
 
Register here.
 
Registration forms are also available at the Malone University Wellness Center on the Canton campus, located at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W.  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 5-K only competitions.
 
Coach Jack Hazen is now in his forty-seventh 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 jbyler@malone.edu.

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