NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is partnering with the athletics department and will host a 5K run on Saturday, March 30, to benefit the One Love Foundation and local resource, Circle.
The One Love Foundation was founded to honor Yeardley Love, a college student who was killed because of an unhealthy relationship, dedicated to educating about healthy relationships. Circle is a local organization focused on educating about and preventing domestic violence, while offering support to victims in Washington County, Vermont.
The 5K run is one event during a week of events designed to raise awareness about relationship violence and other equity concerns hosted by the DEI Office and co-hosted by Norwich’s lacrosse teams.
Event: One Love 5K
When: Saturday, March 30, 2019
Time: Sign-in at 7:30 a.m.; Start time at 9 a.m.
Starting Location: Norwich University
Who's Invited: Everyone!
Price to Participate: $10
What's Included: T-shirt designed by a Norwich student, dress down day (for students in the Corps of Cadets), entrance into the race, access to the community resource fair, admission to both One Love lacrosse games, and opportunity to win prizes like Nike Shoes, gift cards for gas and O'Maddi's, and more.
About Norwich University
Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army and is the oldest private military college in the United States of America. Norwich is one of our nation's six senior military colleges and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC).
Norwich will celebrate its bicentennial in 2019. In fulfillment of Norwich’s mission to train and educate today’s students to be tomorrow’s global leaders, Norwich launched the Forging the Future campaign in 2014. The five-year campaign, which is timed to culminate in 2019, is committed to creating the best possible learning environment through state-of-the-art academics and world-class facilities and is designed to enhance the university’s strong position as it steps into its third century of service to the nation.
Daphne E. Larkin M’17
Director of Media Relations & Community Affairs
Office: 1 (802) 485-2886
Mobile: 1 (802) 595-3613