Be Well Walk & Run on Oct. 12

Oregon State University is holding the third annual Be Well Walk & Run on Oct. 12 in the Memorial Union Quad.

This year’s event includes a five-kilometer running course as well as a one-mile walking course featuring activity stations to engage participants in learning about the Healthy Campus Initiative, including physical activity, stress management, nutrition and a smoke-free campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Participants can register as individuals or as part of a group. This year, costumes are encouraged. Early registrants will receive a free 2012 Be Well Walk & Run t-shirt. To register, go to The run starts at 3:30 p.m. in the quad. For more information, go to

Accommodations for disabilities may be made by calling Joe Schaffer, 541-737-4884.

See photos of last year’s event below:

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