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6th Annual Bob Tompkins Memorial Run/Walk
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6th Annual Bob Tompkins Memorial Run

  
DATE: October 14, 2006
LOCATION:Jennies South Softball Complex, Hwy DD & 13
TIME: 7:00 am
Entry Fees: $15 per person early entry fee
$20 after Oct 1
Free t-shirt & pancake breakfast with each entry

History

Dr. Robert Tompkins was a fellow faculty member in the Department of Physical Education and served as Head Baseball coach for CMSU. Dr. Tompkins served as faculty advisor to the PEM (Physical Education Members, professional student organization), ran 5 miles daily and was an avid fisherman. Dr. Tompkins suddenly died at the young age of 56 from a massive brain tumor. In 1996 Sandy Gross, a student, initiated the original Tompkins Run/Walk to support the American Brain Tumor Association. Dr. Tompkins supported physical activity in children and adults.

You will be required to sign the following waiver before participating:

Waiver of Liability: In consideration of the acceptance of my entry, I do hereby release and forever discharge the University and its officials, employees, and all sponsors and individuals assisting in the presentation of the Bob Tompkins Memorial Run/Walk and all owners of the property in which the run/walk is held from all claims of damages, demands, and actions whatsoever in any manner growing out of my participation in this event. I hereby attest and verify that I will assume those risks. I will pay my own medical expenses and authorize emergency treatment if warranted, and will pay for such expenses.