Alpha Lambda Delta to Host Second Annual Pi Run at the U of M, Crookston on Saturday, April 14, 2012; Fun Run for Children Under Age 10 begins at 9:30 a.m.

Alpha Lambda Delta at the University of Minnesota, Crookston is planning its second annual Pi Run this spring. The Pi Run, meaning 5 km (3.1 miles), roughly equal to Pi, is a road race to benefit after school programs in the Crookston Public Schools and will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 14, 2012. Children under the age of ten are invited to participate in the event’s 1.05 mile fun run at 9:30 a.m. Walkers and runners are invited to participate including walkers and runners with strollers. Additional events for the family include a pie eating contest and a children’s petting zoo.

Early registration participants are guaranteed a long-sleeved technical running shirt. Registration the day of the race begins at 8 a.m. in the Kiehle Rotunda Registration is $20 before April 6 and $25 through of the race. Registration for children under 10 competing in the fun run is $5. Visit the ALD Pi Run Web site at for details or download the registration form.

All proceeds from this run will support the Crookston School District in a collaborative effort to promote extracurricular activities and leadership development.

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About University of Minnesota Crookston

A four-year, public university with an enrollment of 1,300 students located in northwest Minnesota. Since its establishment as an institution of higher learning in 1966 and its transition to offering baccalaureate degree programs in 1993, the U of M, Crookston equips all students and faculty with laptop computers; provides individual attention that leads to success; and offers a hands-on approach that puts students ahead of the competition!
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