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K-State Today

April 17, 2018

5K on April 28 with free Olive Garden pasta bar

By Megan Katt

The WellCAT Ambassadors' second Run Fasta Eat Pasta 5K is coming up on April 28. This family-friendly run/walk begins and ends on Lafene Health Center's front lawn with a beautiful route through campus. This event will be professionally chip-timed for competitive runners, but we also encourage more casual walkers. The race begins at 11 a.m.

Olive Garden will cater a free pasta bar — spaghetti, fettuccine, salad and bread sticks — for registrants to enjoy after the race.

This event will benefit K-State's food pantry, Cats' Cupboard, and all participants are encouraged to bring one or more nonperishable donations for the pantry.

Pasta and T-shirts can only be guaranteed for the first 125 registrants, so we encourage you to sign up in the next couple of days. Bring your kiddos and families — this will be a fun day!

Registration is available online. The $15 registration fee includes race, T-shirt and pasta. Children under the age of 7 do not need to register, but will not get a race shirt. 

Volunteer opportunities also are available. If you or someone you know would like to volunteer for this event, please email abdillon@k-state.edu. Volunteers will receive a free race shirt and pasta bar. 

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