In the News
Nearly a thousand people including 15 of our matches along with staff and volunteers gathered at Northwestern’s Ryan Field on Sunday, August 9, 2015 to honor and celebrate the life of beloved former head football coach Randy Walker at the fourth annual Run For Walk. The Northwestern Athletics Run For Walk is a 4.1 mile run and 5K family walk, which took participants through the tree-lined streets of Evanston and along their unique campus. Everyone finished on the 50-yard line at historic Ryan Field, watching their achievement live on the videoboard.
Prior to the 7:30 a.m. start of the race, Coach Walker's wife, Tammy, current head football coach Pat Fitzgerald, former NU quarterback Dan Persa and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago CEO Art Mollenhauer, addressed the participants and offered words of encouragement. Tammy spoke of Coach Walker's love for Northwestern, the surrounding neighborhood and the family's beloved dog, Magic. Persa, a member of the BBBSMC Leadership Board, who was recruited by Coach Walker, helped kickoff the race with Coach Fitzgerald.
Our agency was honored to be chosen as the official charitable partner of this year’s Run For Walk. The event was a great success and it raised $1,500
for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago!
you to Northwestern Athletics and to all who volunteered and participated in
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