PSAAC to host Make-A-Wish 5K Run/Walk this Saturday

PSAAC to host Make-A-Wish 5K Run/Walk this Saturday


GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum College Pioneer Student Athlete Advisory Committee (PSAAC) will host the 2017 Make-A-Wish® 5K Run/Walk this Saturday (March 18) on the Greeneville campus.

The 5K Run/Walk will begin at 10 a.m.  The cost $10 donation for participants 16 and older and $5 for participants 15 and under.  All proceeds of the event will benefit the Make-A-Wish® Foundation, PSAAC's chosen philanthropy.

Registration for the race begins at 9 a.m. in front of the Niswonger Student Commons on Saturday.   Early registration is also available on-line at the PSAAC Make-A-Wish 5K Run/Walk website: CLICK HERE or by contacting Nick Forsberg in the Tusculum Athletic Department at (423) 636-7300 ext.-5291 or email at  On-line registration will be open until March 17th. Rain date for the event is April 8th.

Prizes will be awarded for the top overall male and female runners in the three divisions including overall, legends (50 years and older) and the "Young Guns" Division (15 and under).

Since 1980, the Make-A-Wish® Foundation has enriched the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions through its wish-granting work. The Foundation's mission reflects the life-changing impact that a Make-A-Wish® experience has on children, families, referral sources, donors, sponsors and entire communities.

The purpose of PSAAC is to generate a student-athlete voice within Tusculum College, solicit student-athlete response to proposed NCAA Division II legislation, suggest potential NCAA legislation, organize community service efforts and create a vehicle for student-athletes' representation on campus-wide and conference-wide committees.