SAAC: Frank Fox 5K Memorial Run set for Nov. 4

SAAC: Frank Fox 5K Memorial Run set for Nov. 4

NORTHFIELD, Vt. – The Norwich University Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) will be hosting a 5K memorial run in memory of Frank Fox on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 1 p.m.

The 5K run/1-mile walk event is being organized by SAAC in memory of former Norwich University cross country Frank Fox, who passed away this past summer. He was a two-year member of the team and would have been a junior this season (Class of 2014.)

The event will start and end at Upper Disney Field, which is the road that leads to the Vermont National Guard building. The 5K run will consist of four laps around the Main University Road and the 1-mile walk will be three laps around the Upper Parade Ground. Both will start at 1 p.m.

Pre-registration will start on Oct. 15 and the cost will be $5. Registration tables will be set up on Monday, Wednesday and Friday during lunch in the Wise Campus Center (11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.). The cost of registration on the day of the event is $10.

Each person who registers will receive a lime green bracelet with “Frank Fox 5K Memorial Run” written in white on it.

All proceeds from the event will go to a fund of Frank’s family’s choice.

The primary organizers of the event have been the SAAC leadership team of; Caitlyn Trepess: President, Dave Pinto: Vice President, Miranda Otto: Secretary, and Victoria Sabel: Communications)

For more information contact SAAC staff advisor Ashlynn Nuckols at 802-485-2590 or by email at anuckols@norwich.edu.