UW Athletics to Host Walk for Women

Feb. 28, 2005

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

The University of Wyoming Women's Athletics Department in conjunction with National Girls and Women in Sports Day is sponsoring a Walk for Women, on Saturday, March 5, in the Multi-Purpose Gymnasium.

Registration is set to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday morning. The cost is $15.00 per person if you register before the race or $20.00 the day of the walk. There is also a group rate of $10.00 per entry for 20+ individuals.

The Walk for Women will be from 11-12:00 p.m. with all of the proceeds going to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, a national breast cancer foundation. Following the walk a box lunch will be provided and there will be a guest speaker, Margaret Perry, a breast cancer survivor, special recognition of UW Women Athletes and prizes will be awarded to walk participants.

All participants will receive a t-shirt along with free admission to the Wyoming vs. New Mexico WBB game at 2:00 p.m., where they will be recognized at halftime. Also, those wearing UW Athletic apparel will receive free popcorn at the game.

For further information, please contact Alex Timeus at 307-272-5109 or atimeus@uwyo.edu or Jen Kost at 307-766-5236 or jkost@uwyo.edu.