Registration Underway for SWOSU 5K Classic Run and Walk Scheduled March 31


The SWOSU Gold Tough Enough to Wear Pink 5k Classic Run/Walk is coming up on Saturday, March 31, in Weatherford and entries are now being accepted for the run/walk that benefits the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event planned for April on the SWOSU campus.

The USATF certified and timed run/walk will begin at the SWOSU Clock Tower with registration, number and chip pickup beginning at 7 a.m. and the race starting at 9 a.m. 

A first prize of $250 in Weatherford Chamber Bucks will be given to the male and female winners. Second and third place winners will receive $200 and $150 in chamber bucks, respectively. There will also be $50 chamber buck prizes for the male and female winner of each age category.

Everyone can register for the race at or in the office of the SWOSU Dean of Students, Stafford Center 214.  Entry fee is $35 if pre-registration is completed; entry fee is $50 if done on the day of the race.  A brunch will be served free of charge to all runners and volunteers immediately after the race.  All others are welcome for $5.

The "Tough Enough" pink t-shirts can be purchased from any committee member or in Stafford Center 214. All proceeds for the $10 t-shirts go to the American Cancer Society.

Sponsors for the event are the SWOSU GOLD Oklahoma Army National Guard, SWOSU Collegiate Activities Board, SWOSU Student Government Association, SWOSU Residence Life, SWOSU Greek Council, SWOSU School of Business, SWOSU Foundation, Banc First, Devon Energy, Wrangler, Weatherford Walking for Wellness, Evans & Davis Attorneys, Sides Screenprinting, American Cancer Society, Debbie Shepherd State Farm Insurance, Bank of Western Oklahoma and the City of Weatherford Hotel/Motel Tax Committee.