40th Anniversary Celebration & Scholar’s Cup 5K & 10K
Sunday, April 15, St. Michael’s Episcopal School will host the Scholar’s Cup 5K and 10K. Both races will be professionally timed by AllSportsTiming and will begin at 8 a.m. from the St. Michael’s campus, 2500 S. College Avenue in Bryan. Runners looking to set a new personal best time as well as those who just want to enjoy a fun-filled event will enjoy this unique event. Age category prizes will be awarded as well as a silver Scholar’s Cup.
View the route and register online at www.stmes.net. All funds raised benefit the St. Michael’s Scholarship fund.
The night before the 5K & 10K you can carbo load as Saint Michael’s Episcopal School will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a dinner-dance and auction Saturday, April 14, at 5:30 p.m. The theme is “Where were you in 1972” with music from the local band Toobie and the Touchtones and pasta catered by chef Paul Patranella. On Sunday, the celebration continues with the Scholar’s Cup, a 10K and 5K run through Downtown Bryan. For more information and tickets call (979) 822-2715 or go to stmes.net.
Annual Teal Ribbon Run 5K
April 21, the Sexual Assault Resource Center is hosting its annual Teal Ribbon Run 5K in Downtown Bryan in recognition of April as National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. and the race begins at 9 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the adult and children categories as well as the runner who comes dressed in the most teal.
“We host this 5K during Sexual Assault Awareness Month in support of prevention, education and counseling, and in celebration of the healing of those who have survived sexual violence in our community,” says SARC Executive Director Anna Chowdhury, executive director of the Sexual Assault Resource Center, a nonprofit organization that provides a 24-hour hotline and accompaniment (i.e. to hospital) for survivors; free and confidential counseling for survivors and family of sexual assault survivors; prevention education presentations and trainings; community awareness campaigns (i.e. Watch Your Drink); and accompaniment to court or law enforcement agencies.