NEW CASTLE, Del. - - The Wilmington University Alumni Department is sponsoring in the Spirit Stride Virtual 5K the week of April 19. Register now at www.wilmu.edu/5k.
You can register as in individual or create a team, but there are also already teams formed for the University. If you want to participate but don't have a team, the Athletics Department suggests you join In Memory of Ken Fontal team.
Ken Fontal was a star runner for the Wilmington University cross country team from 2013-16 who tragically lost his life while out for a run in 2019. All funds raised while a part of the In Memory of Ken Fontal team will benefit the Ken Fontal Memorial Scholarship Fund.
From the WilmU Spirit Stride Virtual 5K website:
"Mark your calendars and lace up those sneakers! You are invited to participate in our Spirit Stride Virtual 5K, hosted by Wilmington University.
Run, walk, or ride … show us your stride!
Rock your Wildcat pride by completing the 5K at your own pace during the week of April 19. You can participate by yourself or create a team. The more, the merrier!
You won't want to miss the fun with additional motivation and raffle opportunities throughout the week.
All funds raised benefit the Wilmington University Scholarship Fund to support students in need of financial assistance during these challenging times."