Missouri S&T’s EWB to host ‘Run for Water’ 5K

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On March 31, 2015

details_5c5db70204e21d8c78413843ba0315f52c29a9adThe student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will host a 5K run this April to raise money to support team travel expenses.

The “Run for Water” 5K will start at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 11, at McDonnell County Park, located at 2961 Adie Road in Saint Ann, Missouri. Interested participants can register online through Races Online. Race day registration will begin at 8 a.m.

The registration fee is $30 for adults and $20 for runners 14 and under. To register for the event, visit racesonline.com/events/engineers-without-borders-run-for-water. For more information about the event, email Evan Haley at evanbhaley@gmail.com.

Missouri S&T’s EWB chapter is one of 14 student design teams based in the Kummer Student Design Center. Missouri S&T’s EWB chapter works on projects in Los Eucaliptos, Bolivia; Nahualate, Guatemala; Santiago, Honduras; and Tacachia, Bolivia. Each project involves providing clean water to thousands of people.

Engineers Without Borders student chapters work with developing communities to improve quality of life through the implementation of environmentally and economically sustainable engineering projects while developing internationally responsible engineering students. Donate to EWB’s cause at ewb-mst.org/donate.

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