To be held on Homecoming Weekend (Saturday, October 8, 2022), Binghamton University will host the second annual Wenzel Memorial 5k in honor of Gregg Wenzel ’91. The event will consist of a 5k run/walk on and around campus. It is open to all students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community.
Wenzel was a triathlete and former student-athlete at Binghamton who competed on the men’s varsity swimming and diving team. He was killed in a car accident in July 2003 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where he was working as a CIA directorate of operations.
Race check-in and on-site registration will take place on campus at the West Gym. The run/walk will start and end in front of the Greg Wenzel Memorial statue located on Bearcat Blvd. Awards will be given to the top male and female finishers in separate age categories. Photos and results will be posted after the event. Start time is 9 a.m.
Pre-registration is recommended and available through Wednesday, October 5, 2022. Day of race registrations will be start at 7:45 a.m. (end at 8:45 a.m.), with the race beginning at 9 a.m. Individual participant race fees are $10.00 for students and $20.00 for all others. Cash or check only. The fee includes the race, a t-shirt and post-race refreshments. Entrants must be 13 years or older.
For more information, and to register for the race, go to gazelleracetiming.com