Special 5K race to highlight Medina’s Alumni Weekend activities

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 31 July 2016 at 3:00 pm
Parents Athletic Club

Contributed Photo – Medina High Athletic Director Eric Valley meets here with members of the new executive board of the Parents Athletic Club in preparation for the next weekend’s annual Alumni Weekend event. The board members include, Margaritte Sherman (President), Joanne Benthin (Treasurer), Melissa Valley (Vice president) and Andrea Lonnen (Secretary). All five are Medina Alumni.

A special memorial 5K run will highlight the sports activities planned for next weekend’s (August 5-7) annual Medina Alumni Weekend.

The Alumni 5K Fun Run will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday in memory of the district’s late Superintendent Jeff Evoy who passed away in June.

The run will start at the Sacred Heart Club, go down the Tow Path to Marshall Road and back.

The weekend’s activities, which are being coordinated by the Parents Athletic Club, will get underway on Friday evening at Vets Park with a Home Run Derby at 6 p.m. and an alumni baseball game at 7.

On Saturday, in addition to the 5K run, there will be a co-ed volleyball tournament at 11:30 a.m. (registration at 11) and a golf tournament at Shelridge at 2:30 p.m. (registration at 2 p.m.).

The activities will conclude on Sunday at Vets Park with a alumni lacrosse game at 4 p.m. and a co-ed soccer game at 7 p.m.