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April 28: 'Zombie Run' for Hunger

Event benefits Campus Kitchen Project.

2013-04-29
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office Announcement, 4-8-2013

Mankato, Minn. – The Gamma Phi Beta sorority at Minnesota State University, Mankato will host its first Zombie Run to "chase away the fear of hunger" on Sunday, April 28 from 3 to 6 p.m., with registration beginning at 2:30 p.m. (The event was originally scheduled for Friday, April 19, but was rescheduled to April 28 because of snow.)

All proceeds benefit the Campus Kitchen Project. This event is open to the public and is $15 per team member or $13 with a donation of food. Participants will receive a t-shirt, complimentary refreshments and have a chance to win prizes. Those interested are encouraged to pre-register their team of four players by April 9 to guarantee the right t-shirt size. To register or for more information, contact Tess Bunker at tess.bunker@mnsu.edu or at 763-267-2877.

Registration begins at 2:30 p.m. April 28 and the run will start in the Campus Mall. Teams of four will have the choice to be zombies or survivors, and will be signed up for a time to leave the start line.

The Campus Kitchen Project is a non-profit organization providing those in food-insecure households well-balanced meals.

Gamma Phi Beta is a women's organization consisting of more than 150,000 members nationwide and fosters a nurturing environment that provides women the opportunity to achieve their potential through life-long commitment to intellectual growth, individual worth and service to humanity.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,413 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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