6th Annual Live Well W&L 5K Fun Run/Walk April 18, 2023 (rain date: April 20)

All W&L employees, spouses/partners, and retirees are invited to join us for a morning of fun!

  • Cannan Green
  • Race starts at 10 a.m.
  • Food & awards immediately follow

Registration is FREE; all participants and volunteers receive a t-shirt. Register by March 15th and we'll guarantee your preferred t-shirt size.

Here's a MAP of the race course. 

If you wish to participate in the 5K, but aren't interested in running or walking, we'd love your help as a volunteer.

* Leading Up to the 5K *

Live Well W&L COUCH TO 5K Training Group

Join the 5K training group as we prepare for the 5K Fun Run/Walk. Engaging training sessions are led by Julie Tisone, RCHS cross country coach and running expert. All abilities welcome!

  • March 6 - April 12
  • Mondays & Wednesdays 12:10 - 12:50 p.m.
  • Meet at Wilson Field

This program offers a great opportunity to build a running community and find people that run at your pace. Each session will start with a guided warm-up and instruction on building strength and agility. Workouts will be varied and customized to your experience level. Prizes will be given at the end of the series, so attend as many sessions as you can!

Interested? Email Andrea at velasqueza@wlu.edu.

Previews of the Live Well W&L 5K Course

- Runners -

Join Helen MacDermott (course record holder for women) for a tour of the 5K course at your pace.

Email Helen or call x4561 to schedule a date/time anytime between Feb. 27 - April 17.

- Walkers -

Is walking more your speed? Join Patti Colliton (Manager of the Fitness Center & 5K "sweeper" extraordinaire) on Cannan Green in front of the gym on the following dates:

  • Tues. April 4 @ 4:45 pm
  • Thurs. April 6 @ noon
  • Tues. April 11 @ 4:45 pm
  • Thurs. April 13 @ noon

Email Patti so she'll know to look out for you.

Live Well W&L SPRING TRAINING CONTEST for Runners & Walkers
March 31 - April 14

Are you ready for the Live Well W&L 5K on April 18th? No?  Then join the Live Well W&L 5K Spring Training contest.For two weeks leading up to the 5K, you can rack up steps (and miles) as you prepare ... PLUS earn tokens and a chance at winning one of the PRIZES!

Everyone who participates in the Spring Training contest and enters at least one 5K (3.1 miles) will receive one entry into the Spring Training Raffle.

Prizes: Five $125 gift certificates to Lex Running Shop!

Signups start March 20. Log into your Live Well W&L account and click on the tab. Click "Join" the "Live Well W&L 5K Spring Training Contest" and start moving.