Bethel Class Coordinates Pilgram Prance and Fun Run

Bethel College will host its second annual 2.5K Fun Run and 5K Pilgrim Prance on Saturday, Nov. 17 starting at 8 a.m. Participants are asked to check-in in front of Goodman Gymnasium 20 minutes before their scheduled race. The 2.5K Fun Run is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m., the men’s 5K at 8:45 a.m., and the women’s 5K at 9:30 a.m. 

Bradley Hanby (’13), an exercise science major, is coordinating this event along with about a dozen of his classmates in his sports and physical education administration class.

"It’s more than just a project for our class,” says Hanby. “We want to promote healthy lifestyles on campus and throughout the community.”

This event is free and open to the public. Register on Saturday in front of Goodman Gymnasium. For more information, visit their Facebook page at

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college offering associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 70 areas of study. The current enrollment of more than 2,000 includes students from 34 states and Puerto Rico, 19 countries, more than 25 denominations and 16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. In addition to its beautifully wooded 75-acre main campus in Mishawaka, Ind., Bethel also offers specific academic programs at sites in Elkhart, Ind., Fort Wayne, Ind., Dowagiac, Mich., and St. Joseph, Mich. Nursing programs are also offered in cooperation with Grace College in Winona Lake, Ind.