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Timed Course around Marywood's Campus and Prizes for Top Finishers
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2014
Wear your Christmas sweater, Santa hat & elf stockings! Prizes for showing your holiday spirit!
Post-Race Party Features a live DJ, Hot Chocolate, Cookies, photos with Santa, Holiday Spirit Contest & More!!
Registration Fee: $15 BY NOV. 24 (With T-Shirt)
$20 Late/Race Day Registration (T-Shirt Not Guaranteed)
$8 Child Registration - Ages 14 & Under
View Parking and the Course Map.
Parking for race participants is available at the Nazareth Student Center (Point A on the map) on Adams Ave.
Race day registration will be inside the Nazareth Student Center, second floor Fireplace Lounge.
The run will benefit Marywood’s 2014-2015 Alternative Break Service Trips:
Duran, Ecuador - Rostro de Cristo
Rostro de Cristo is a Lay Volunteer Program committed to challenge young people to deepen their spirituality and education by living and working among the poor. Arbolito is a developing community in Duran, Ecuador that was constructed in 2002. Students will serve with the local church, local hospital clinic, local nursery school, soup kitchen, and community improvement projects.
San Antonio, Texas - Discovering Opportunities for Outreach and Reflection (DOOR)
DOOR is a faith-based network that is devoted to providing opportunities for service, learning, and leadership development in urban areas. Participants will be introduced to the diverse culture of San Antonio, Texas. Participants will focus their services on helping specific areas of homelessness, social concerns, and helping those who struggle to afford housing or daily living costs.
New York City, NY: Youth Service Opportunity Project (YSOP)
Youth Service Opportunities Project (YSOP) is committed to helping young people become part of the solution to societal problems by showing them how even their smallest actions make a difference in the lives of others. YSOP works with over 30 different organizations in the Washington, DC area that provide a wide range of services including food, shelter, clothing, medical services, job training and much more. Participants will visit a different site each day.
Franklin, West Virginia: Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity
Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity has 23 years of service in partnership with low-income families in Eastern West Virginia. Since 1989 Almost Heaven Habitat has built and sold over 110 new houses in partnership with low-income families making their dream of homeownership a reality. Participants will work with construction supervisors in building and restoring homes in this West Virginia community.
Philadelphia, PA- St. Vincent de Paul Center
Participants will serve at-risk youth, elderly people, and homeless individuals in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia. Participants will serve, reflect upon their experience and the impact the poor and marginalized have had on their lives, how they can continue to serve as their return to their schools, communities, and families. Students will also learn about the Vincentian Charism, Catholic Social Justice teaching, causes of poverty, possible solutions and systemic change.
Exmore, Virginia - Eastern Shore Habitat for Humanity
Eastern Shore of Virginia Habitat for Humanity is an ecumenical Christian ministry which serves two of Virginia’s poorest counties on the rural Delmarva Peninsula between the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay. Exmore, Virginia is a family friendly small town that offers great hospitality. This Habitat for Humanity location provides home ownership for those living in substandard housing and not eligible for conventional loans.
Guatemala: San Lucas & Chichicastenango
Participants will be immersed in local culture, working with the San Lucas Mission on a number of community development projects: school, hospital, reforestation, heat-efficient stove replacement, building a playground or coffee co-op. Participants also travel to Chichicastenago to a residence for girls and engage children in a school.