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Break a Sweat and Build Scholarships: Come on Out and Race with the Stars
OKLAHOMA CITY ó Runners and walkers alike will lace up their shoes and pound the streets of the Oklahoma City University neighborhood Nov. 6 for the Marianne Vannatta Race with the Stars. The 5K USA Track and Field certified and sanctioned race and 1-mile fun run/walk will raise funds for OCUís Elaine Masters Endowed Scholarship, which assists graduate nursing students at OCUís Kramer School of Nursing. The race begins at 8 a.m. in front of the Freede Center on N.W. 27th Street just west of Florida Ave. The fun run begins at 8:45 a.m. in the same location. Local residents are encourage to participate. Registration is $20 until Nov. 1 and $30 the week of the race and includes a T-shirt. First, second and third place awards will be given in 5-year age categories. For more information, call (405) 208-7827 or visit www.okcu.edu/racewiththestars. Race with the Stars is part of OCUís Homecoming weekend, which runs Nov. 5 to 7 on the OCU campus and at the Devon Boathouse, home of OCU Rowing and Canoe/Kayak. Visit www.okcu.edu/alumni/reunion for details.