The 20th running of the Canisius College Shoes for the Shelter 5K, presented by Independent Health will take place at 10 a.m., on Sunday, April 7, 2019.

To register for this year’s 5K run/walk, CLICK HERE. Race pre-registration costs $25 for adults, $15 for Canisius students, children 14 and under and employees of Independent Health. Canisius College Faculty/Staff may register in advance for $20. Online pre-registration for this year’s event will close April 3.  Entry fees go up $5 for anyone registering on the day of the event.

Runners are encouraged to donate shoes of any size and type. The footwear can be dropped off in advance at Room 181 in the Koessler Athletic Center, or at registration on the day of the race. To date, Canisius has collected 38,586 pairs of shoes, and our goal this year is to easily surpass 40,000 pairs.

Dylan Lowry won the 19th Annual Canisius College Shoes for the Shelter 5K with a time of 15:39. Kim Vona won the women’s event with a time of 18:13.

A Runner’s Mass precedes the race and starts at 8:30 a.m. That will be held in the Koessler Athletic Center. The post-race party starts at approximately at 10:20 a.m.

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