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Timed Course around Marywood's Campus and Prizes for Top Finishers


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2014
RACE BEGINS AT 10 A.M.
REGISTRATION OPENS at 9 A.M.

Wear your Christmas sweater, Santa hat & elf stockings!  Prizes for showing your holiday spirit!

Post-Race Party Features a live DJ, Hot Chocolate, Cookies, photos with Santa, Holiday Spirit Contest & More!!




Click to download our Jingle Bell 5K Registration Form
For more information, contact communityservice@m.marywood.edu

  • Registration Fee: $15 BY NOV. 24 (With T-Shirt)

  • $20 Late/Race Day Registration (T-Shirt Not Guaranteed)

  • $8 Child Registration - Ages 14 & Under



View Parking and the Course Map. 
Parking for race participants is available at the Nazareth Student Center (Point A on the map) on Adams Ave.

Race day registration will be inside the Nazareth Student Center, second floor Fireplace Lounge.

The run will benefit Marywood’s 2014-2015 Alternative Break Service Trips:

El Paso, Texas – Annunciation House

Saturday, March 7 to Saturday, March 14, 2015

Fundraising Goal:  $750

Annunciation house is an all-volunteer organization serving immigrants and refugees on the US/Mexico border. Since 1978 Annunciation House operates two shelters in El Paso, Texas, as well as Border Awareness Experiences for groups hoping to learn more about the human impact of economic and immigration policies.  The Catholic based organization accompanies the migrant, homeless, and economically vulnerable peoples of the border region through hospitality, advocacy, and education.  Participants will be immersed in a Border Awareness Experience (BAE), which facilitates face to face meetings and encounters between participants and people and groups on both sides of the border. 

Learn more about Annunciation House in El Paso, Texas at http://annunciationhouse.org/

 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Change a Heart Franciscan Volunteer Program

Sunday, March 7 to Friday, March 14, 2015

Fundraising Goal:  $350                                        

Change A Heart Franciscan Volunteer Program is committed to helping young become more aware of religious life and the commitment it takes, experience professional and personal growth from serving others in nonprofits, and be inspired to always live in right relationship and serve those in need.  Change a Heart is a Christian program with a Catholic foundation and Franciscan identity.  Participants will engage in daily service projects will include indirect and direct service with an urban social service agency.  These projects may comprise of adult education and literacy, children and youth, health and wellness, environmental protection/preservation, homelessness and hunger, renovation/revitalization/repair, and senior adult care.  

Learn more about Change a Heart at http://www.changeaheartvolunteers.org/index.html

 

San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala- Medical Mission Trip

Sunday, March 7 to Saturday, March 14, 2015

Fundraising Goal: $700

Marywood University continues to build our relationship with the people of Guatemala, by serving in health-related activities. Participants will engage in a direct clinical experience with an exposure to the social factors of health and the provision of medical care in a resource-poor area of the world.  A typical day would consist of getting supplies for the day, traveling to and setting up the clinic in a rural community, and assist medical staff with the clinic and in home visits for the morning and afternoon.  In addition to these services, students will visit and possibly participate in community projects such as reforestation, construction, coffee processing and picking, and stove-building.  

Learn more about San Lucas Mission, Guatemala at http://www.sanlucasmission.org/

 

Greenbrier County, West Virginia - Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity
Saturday, March 7 to Saturday, March 14, 2015

Fundraising Goal: $300

Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity has over 20 years of service in partnership with low-income families in Eastern West Virginia.  Greenbrier, West Virginia is located right in the heart of Appalachia.  Accompanying the inescapable beauty, the community of Greenbrier County is faced with extreme poverty.  Since 1989 Almost Heaven Habitat has built and sold over 110 new houses in partnership with low-income families making their dream of homeownership a reality.  Students will work with construction supervisors in building and restoring homes in this West Virginia community.

Learn more about Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity at http://almostheavenhabitat.org/

Exmore, Virginia - Eastern Shore Habitat for Humanity

Saturday, March 7 to Saturday, March 14, 2015

Fundraising Goal: $250

Eastern Shore of Virginia Habitat for Humanity is an ecumenical Christian ministry which serves two of Virginia’s poorest counties on the rural Delmarva Peninsula between the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay.  Exmore, Virginia is a family friendly small town that offers great hospitality.  This Habitat for Humanity location provides home ownership for those living in substandard housing and not eligible for conventional loans. 

Learn more about Habitat for Humanity: Exmore, Virginia at http://easternshorehabitat.org/ 

 

Knox County, Maine- Midcoast Habitat for Humanity

Monday, May 18 to Monday, May 25, 2015

Fundraising Goal:  $300

Midcoast Habitat for Humanity partners with families in need to build affordable homes together operating on Christian principles.  This Habitat for Humanity chapter builds homes in multiple areas in Knox County, Maine; Camden, Rockland, Hope, South Hope, and Thomaston.  Habitat provides a tangible opportunity for people to put their faith and love into action. Midcoast Habitat brings diverse groups of people together to make affordable housing and better communities a reality for everyone. Learn more about Midcoast Habitat for Humanity: Knox County, Maine at http://www.midcoasthabitat.org/.

 

Guatemala - San Lucas & Chichicastenango

Monday, May 18 to Saturday, May 30, 2015

Fundraising Goal:  $800

Students from Marywood have traveled to Guatemala to work with the San Lucas Mission for several years.  The San Lucas Mission responds to the needs of the people, is working to build the infrastructure necessary so that the people might grow out of poverty.  Students will participate in a cross-cultural experience, working alongside Guatemalans, hearing from community members, and learning about the richness of the Mayan culture.  Service projects include assisting at a coffee processing facility, reforestation project, Women’s Center and new projects as they arise.  After 6 days in San Lucas, the group will travel to Chichicastenango to lead fun activities for children at Anunciata school that promote learning of the English language and to build relationships with the children.

Learn more about San Lucas Mission, Guatemala at http://www.sanlucasmission.org/