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Zeta Tau Alpha to host ninth annual Race for the Ribbon 5k

The sisters of Zeta Tau Alpha prepare for their annual Race for the Ribbon 5K. (photo/ ONU Zeta Tau Alpha)

The sisters of Ohio Northern University’s Zeta Tau Alpha sorority will host the ninth annual Race for the Ribbon 5k on Sunday, April 24, 2016, on the campus of Ohio Northern. Proceeds from the race will directly benefit the Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation for breast cancer education and awareness.

Race day benefits include a free T-shirt with pre-registration, raffle prizes, awards for the top three male and female finishers, music provided by a professional DJ, and face painting. Food, refreshments and a bake sale will be available during the event.

To register or make a donation, please visit https://payment.onu.edu/C21185_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=83.

The schedule for the race is as follows:

Day-Before-Race Packet Pickup: Saturday, April 23, from 6-8 p.m. in the Dean’s Heritage Room in McIntosh Center
Day-of-Race Packet Pickup: Sunday, April 24, at 9:30 a.m. on Ohio Northern University’s Tundra
Kid’s Fun Run: Sunday, April 24, at 10:30 a.m. on Ohio Northern University’s Tundra
5k Run/Walk Race Start: Sunday, April 24, at 11 a.m.

The Delta Theta ZTA chapter exceeded its goals for last year’s Race for the Ribbon with more than 300 runners raising more than $8,000 for the Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation for breast cancer education and awareness.

The purpose of Zeta Tau Alpha is the intensifying of friendship, the fostering of a spirit of love, the creating of such sentiments, the performing of such deeds, and the molding of such opinions as will be conducive to the building up of a purer and nobler womanhood in the world.

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