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Originally published April 29, 2010 at 12:00a.m., updated April 29, 2010 at 07:20p.m.

Dr. Bob Run, a 5K, set for Saturday on KU campus

Bernie Kish, a race organizer, discusses the Dr. Bob Run and its purpose.

Dr. Bob Run to benefit scholarship

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Runners, joggers, walkers and others will have a chance to compete against one another while also supporting a scholarship program at Kansas University.

The first Dr. Bob Run is set for 8 a.m. Saturday, starting and finishing at the Burge Union on the KU campus.

The run, a 5K, honors Bob Frederick, a former KU athletics director who died last year. Frederick was an avid runner and cyclist.

Registration — which includes a race T-shirt — is $20 through Friday, or $25 on Saturday. Registration forms are available through Friday from Phill Vardiman at Robinson Center. Walk-up registration will be available Saturday until 7:30 a.m.

Proceeds will benefit a scholarship fund for students in sports management, a program in which Frederick had been teaching as an assistant professor.

Comments

3GJayhawk 10 years, 9 months ago

Great guy! Great cause! Wish I could make it. Maybe next year

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