First Storm's Challenge raises $3,500
to benefit cancer research foundation

ANGOLA, Ind. – More than 130 runners and walkers participated in Trine University's inaugural Storm's Challenge 5k on Oct. 5 during homecoming weekend and raised over $3,500 for the Jimmy V. Foundation for Cancer Research.

Earl D. Brooks II, Ph.D., Trine president, and six others each donated a $1 to the foundation for every Trine student who came out for Storm's Challenge and 73 students participated.

Winners in each category are as follows:

Female

19 and younger......Tori Brown (28:17)

20-29......................Kristen Trudell (24:52)

40-49......................Christine Zadylak (30:07)

50-59......................Lois McEnerfer (38:34)

Male

19 and younger......Jesus Castillo (20:43)

20-29......................Nick Cassidy (23:39)

30-39......................Brooks Miller (26:10)

50-59......................Joe Wong (25:34)

60+.........................Kent Stucky (29:18)

The challenge was hosted by the Office of Alumni and Development and the brothers of Delta Chi while the Department of Exercise Science assisted. Trine plans for Storm's Challenge to be an annual event during homecoming weekend.

The Jimmy V Foundation (jimmyv.org) has awarded more than $100 million to more than 100 facilities nationwide and awards 100 percent of direct donations and net event proceeds to cancer research.