Inaugural 'Running of the Bears' 5K Benefit Scheduled for March 23

By WBNG News

Inaugural 'Running of the Bears' 5K Benefit Scheduled for March 23

February 13, 2013 Updated Feb 13, 2013 at 2:58 PM EST

(WBNG Binghamton) Vestal High School’s Varsity Club is sponsoring a 5K Run/Walk, “The Running of the Bears,” on Saturday, March 23.

According to a news release:

All proceeds will benefit the Prader-Willi Syndrome Association.

Race day registration and packet pickup begins at 7 a.m. with the race kicking off at 9 a.m. The
registration fee is $25 for runners and walkers, and teams of eight or more participants receive a
discounted registration of $20 per person.

Pre-register by March 14 to receive a “Running of the Bears” T-shirt.

Registration forms are available on the Vestal Central School District website at
http://www.vestal.stier.org/index.asp. Look for the “Special Announcements” box, and click the
text link next to the running Vestal Bear.

For more information, contact Race Director Sue Darpino at sjdarpino@vestal.k12.ny.us or visit www.bears5k.com.