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    Northwestern Athletics Announces Second Annual Run For Walk

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Head football coach Pat Fitzgerald joined nearly 1,000 other participants in the inaugural Run For Walk in 2012.
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    Head football coach Pat Fitzgerald joined nearly 1,000 other participants in the inaugural Run For Walk in 2012.
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    Feb. 19, 2013

    2012 Run For Walk Photo Gallery

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Registration for the second annual Run For Walk, a 4.1 mile run and 5k family walk through the tree-lined streets of Evanston and along the lakefront on the scenic Northwestern University campus, is now open. The event is set for Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 7:30 a.m.

    In 2012, the inaugural event drew nearly 1,000 Northwestern fans, supporters and friends of the late head coach, Randy Walker, to honor the former Wildcats football coach. The second annual Run for Walkwill feature both a 4.1 mile run and a 5k family walk. The unique run distance harkens back to Randy's uniform number 41 during his playing days at Miami University. Participants will finish on Ryan Field while watching their achievement on the video board.

    Registration for the run or walk is $37.50 before July 15 and includes a short-sleeved, purple technical shirt, a ticket to a nonconference home football game and entry into the race day fitness fest. Northwestern students may register at a reduced rate of $22.50. The beneficiary for all proceeds is C.A.R.E. for the Evanston Animal Shelter, a local organization important to Coach Walker.

    In addition, the event will feature Kids' 'Cat Dashes on Ryan Field. All kids eighth grade and under can check their 100-yard dash times on the same field Wildcat football players compete and take part in age group races as well.

    Fans are encouraged to register online HERE or click HERE for more event details. Questions should be directed to wildcatmarketing@northwestern.edu or by calling 847-491-7504.

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