Aug 4, 2023 News Release

5K Hero Run for Wor-Wic to be held Oct. 7

The Wor-Wic Community College Foundation is sponsoring a 5K Hero Run or 2-mile walk, along with the 2023 First Responder Team Cup Challenge, on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 9 a.m., at the college campus on the corner of Route 50 and Walston Switch Road in Salisbury. Check-in and registration begin at 8 a.m.

The 5K run and 2-mile walk are open to the public. The First Responder Team Cup Challenge is open to employees of any law enforcement, fire or emergency medical services agency. They will compete in teams of two to three runners for the coveted cup currently held by the Salisbury Police Department.

All 5K runners and first responder team members will be eligible for first-place overall male and female trophies, as well as medals for the top three male and female finishers in multiple age categories.

For children ages 9 and under, a Kids’ Hero Run and obstacle course will be held at 9:45 a.m.

The first 100 registrants will receive an event shirt. All participants are invited to stay afterward for the awards ceremony, refreshments, music and fun activities for the whole family.

The entry fee is $25 per person, or $35 per person after Oct. 4, and $5 for the kids’ event. Proceeds will benefit the students of Wor-Wic. For more information or a registration form, visit or call 410-334-2807.
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