SWOSU Gold Tough Enough to Wear Pink 5K Run & Walk this Saturday


Over 150 runners/walkers have already signed up for Saturday’s (March 31) SWOSU Gold Tough Enough to Wear Pink 5k Classic Run/Walk at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

Cindy Dougherty, dean of students at SWOSU, said runners/walkers can still sign up through Saturday morning. The event benefits the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event planned for April 20-21 on the SWOSU campus.

The USATF certified and timed run/walk begins 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 signmeup.com 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.