Villanova 1842 Day 5K

Villanova, PA 19085

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In honor of Villanova University’s 5th annual day of giving, we are featuring a virtual 5K event! Run, walk, bike or swim your 5K and help us surpass a total of 1,842 total miles! By reaching this milestone, we will also unlock a $10,000 challenge gift from Sean O'Neill '87 VSB.

Your registration fee of $18.42 is a tax-deductible donation and will directly support the Villanova Scholarship Fund. There is also a registration option that includes an 1842 Day 5K t-shirt. Register by August 26 to receive the shirt by race day. You will also have the opportunity to make an additional gift to support the Villanova Annual Fund, Villanova Athletic Fund and/or the UNITAS Initiative. All gifts will count towards our 1842 Day totals.

Your virtual race can take place anytime between Friday, September 17 and Tuesday, September 21. Remember to come back here to enter your time. We encourage you to take pictures and tag @VillanovaAlumni and use the #1842Day hashtag!

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