University News
For Immediate Release: 
Apr 15 2009

CONTACT: Anita Moody, Director, Public Relations/Marketing


May 5th 5K Walk/Run at Concord University to Support Roth Scholarship Fund

Athens, W.Va. – The David S. Roth Memorial 5K Walk/Run will be held at Concord University in Athens on Tuesday, May 5.

Race-day registration begins at 5 p.m. in Carter Hall. The race begins at 6:15 p.m. at the track.

For participants who pre-register by May 4, the entry fee is $5 for students of all ages, and $10 for others. For those who register on May 5, the entry fee is $6 for students, and $12 for others.

To pre-register or for further information, contact Tom Davis at 304-384-3298 or Or log on to

T-shirts are promised to the first 100 to register and participate in the Walk/Run.

Sponsored by the Concord Student Government Association, the Roth 5K Walk/Run supports the Roth Scholarship fund established to honor the memory of Dr. David S. Roth. Dr. Roth, who taught English and journalism at Concord from 1969 to 1986, was an enthusiastic supporter of Concord athletics.

Participants with disabilities should notify Ms. Nancy Ellison at 304-384-6086 or if special accommodations are needed.