'Run in the Dark' Fundraiser Tops $500 Toward Breast Cancer Research

Published 10.30.2013

Nursing & Health Sciences
Student News

Participants receive appropriate T-shirts.Occupational therapy assistant student Gabrielle M. Leister has her face painted by a classmate.Decked for the occasion in glow paint, face paint and general pink splatters are, from left, pre-dental hygiene student Kirsta J. Ruble, pre-applied health studies: radiography student Gina M. Pucillo, and pre-occupational therapy assistant student Rachel E. Dubosky.Occupational therapy assistant student Janae B. Rohrer (on fountain in ponytail) provides directions to the runners/walkers.Runners take off as evening shadows fall.More than 60 runners registered for the Student Occupational Therapy Assistants Club’s first “Run in the Dark” to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. Gearing up in T-shirts, paint and glow sticks, the early-evening 5K raised more than $500 for breast cancer research.