Halloween Hustle Memorial Run/Walk/Dash is Saturday in Chico

Oct 26, 2015 10:06 PM by Linda Watkins-Bennett

The "Halloween Hustle!" Jesse Kohen Scholarship Run/Walk takes place Saturday, October 31st in Chico's Bidwell Park. It's a Benefit for the Jesse Kohen Foundation Scholarship for CSU, Chico students studying to work with special needs children in public schools. And this year the fundraiser will also benefit Loma Vista Elementary School, which serves special needs youth.

This is the 6th year for the event, held in memory of Jesse Kohen. He was a CSU, Chico student who was killed in a car crash in October of 2010. His passion was working with special needs students.

Runners and walkers and wheelchair users of all ages are invited to join in the fun, which includes a 5K run, 2.5K Run/Walk and a Kids Dash. It will be centered at Bidwell Park's One Mile Recreation Area. There will also be music , prizes for best costumes, children's games and prizes, food trucks and community booths.

A highlight of the day will include the award of a $500 scholarship.

Registration is from 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m., with Race time set for 9 a.m. ... rain or shine.

Registration after October 10th is $25 for Adults, $12 for Students.

For more information call (530) 342-4896 or visit the 6th Annual Jesse Kohen Scholarship Halloween Run on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/6th-Annual-Jesse-Kohen-Scholarship-Halloween-Run-613649185418899/.


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