FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Contact: Dave Wellman, Director of Communications (304) 696-7153
Local elementary children to benefit from J.T. Rembert Memorial Run/Walk
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The J.T. Rembert Memorial Run/Walk will take place at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, at Ritter Park. Rembert was a linebacker for Marshall University from 2001 to 2004 who passed away July 9, 2012, from a pulmonary embolism.
Proceeds from the run/walk will go to the J.T. Rembert Memorial Enrichment Program and be used to assist local elementary school children in attending local camps and extracurricular activities.
The 3.2-mile event starts and ends at the Ritter Park Pavilion.
Cost to participate is $25 in advance and $32 on race day for adults, and $11 in advance and $15 on race day for children. Participants can sign up and donations can be made at www.tristateracer.com in advance. Registration by May 3 guarantees him or her a t-shirt. Shirt availability will be limited on race day.
Also, registrations or donations can be mailed to: J.T. Rembert Memorial Fund, 617 10th Ave., West Huntington, W.Va. 25701. More information is available by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rembert started the Johnathan Goddard Endowment Scholarship for his former Marshall teammate who passed away in a motorcycle accident a few years ago.