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5K Fitness Challenge 2012

Event Details

Start Date:  October 27, 2012

Thanks for a great run!

For a list of all participants, winners, and times, check out the 5K Fitness Challenge 2012 Results.

Sponsored by the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness.

5K Logo

Course Descriptions

5K run/walk

The 5K run/walk starts on the mall at the DiSepio Institute and winds around and through the Saint Francis University campus. Start time is 9:30 a.m.

Fun Run

100 meter run on the mall. Race for children ages 3 to 9. Start time is 9:15 a.m.



We offer pre-registration discounts for all registrations prior to race day (see grid below). If you'd like to register for this event, please print out the 5k Race Brochure complete the registration form, and send it in. Registrations may be dropped off on the ground floor of the DiSepio Institute or mailed to
DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Welnness
Saint Francis University
108 Franciscan Way
Loretto, PA 15940

Day of Race Registration

Race day registration is available from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. at the DiSepio Institute and is on a first-come first-serve basis.

Registration rates
Registration Date Individual Rate Children Rate (ages 3 to 9)
Early Registration
Until Sept. 23
$10 $5
Sept. 24 - October 25
$15 $8
Day of Race Registration $20 $10

Note: Day of Race Registration can only be made payable by check or cash.

Race Packet Pick-up

Before the Race

Race packets are available at the DiSepio Institute on the Saint Francis University campus on Oct. 24, 25, and 26 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Day of the Race

Race packets are available at the race packet pick-up table at the DiSepio Institute from 7:30 to 9 a.m.

Awards Ceremony

Awards will be given out immediately following your individual race. Top overall finisher in the male and female category in the 5K will receive a prize bag.

We will be awarding medals to the top three male and female finishers in the following age categories for the 5K run/walk

  • 14 to 19
  • 20 to 30
  • 31 to 40
  • 41 to 50
  • 51 to 60
  • 60 and above

All participants will receive a ribbon for finishing the event. Award winners are asked to remain for the Awards Ceremony as no awards will be mailed.

Prize Drawing

Every participant will be entered into a drawing for 3 prize bags, consisting of: SFU t-shirts, water bottle, and other items!

Event Sponsors

  • Saint Francis University
  • DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Welness
  • Western Pennsylvania Orthopedic & Sports Medicine
  • PRO Active Sports
  • Servinsky Jewelers


For more information, contact

Melinda Krimmel

Saint Francis University aims to be as accessible as possible. Please contact our Accessibility Services Coordinator, April Fry, with specific inquiries at 814-472-3176 or complete our online request form at http://francis.edu/accessibility-accommodation-request/.