Swerdfeger Construction To Sponsor Walk for Athletics Youth Participants

Thanks to the generosity of KR Swerdfeger Construction, 75 area children in 8th grade and below will be allowed to take part in Walk with the Wolves during the fifth annual Farmers Insurance Walk for Athletics and James “Spank” Blasing Memorial 5K, scheduled for April 21 on the campus of Colorado State University - Pueblo.

The first 75 students in 8th grade and under to register with a paid adult will be allowed to take part in the Walk with the Wolves program. If more then 75 students enroll, the additional students will be charged a minimal $5 fee to participate.

The Walk with the Wolves program matches CSU-Pueblo student-athletes and coaches, with the students to walk the 5K course. Walk with the Wolves participants will be allowed to spend time during the Walk to discuss ThunderWolves athletics, their favorite sport, and what it takes to be a college student-athlete with CSU-Pueblo student-athletes and coaches. Each walker will receive a free t-shirt and water bottle, along with a complimentary post-walk breakfast.

The adult entry fee for the Farmers Insurance Walk for Athletics and James “Spank” Blasing Memorial 5K is $25 per person. The fee includes complimentary pre-event coffee and juice, an official Walk for Athletics t-shirt and water bottle, free back massages and fitness tests, and post-event breakfast.

All proceeds from the Farmers Insurance Walk for Athletics and James “Spank” Blasing Memorial 5K benefit the CSU-Pueblo student-athlete scholarship fund. More than 180 CSU-Pueblo student-athletes participate in 12 NCAA Division II varsity sports. During the fall 2006 semester, 102 CSU-Pueblo student-athletes recorded a 3.0 GPA or better, and eight programs qualified for their respective Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament.

For more information about the Walk, please visit http://twolves.colostate-pueblo.edu/walk/index.asp or call 549-2013.

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.