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Children’s Center at Morrisville State sponsors annual ChildRUN

MORRISVILLE, NY—The Children’s Center at Morrisville State will hold its sixth annual ChildRUN 5k race on Saturday, July 19. The event will also include a one-mile Fun Run/Walk.

Registration for the race begins at 8 a.m. the day of the event. The race starts at 8:30 a.m. at Bailey Hall, located on Route 20 in Morrisville.

Fees are; $100 for a team (6-8 runners), $20 individual, $5 for ages 11 to 18, and free for children under 10. Awards will be given to the top male and female runners overall. Age group awards will also be given along with ribbons to participants 18 and under.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the Sheila Johnson Child Care Scholarship for students. For more information about ChildRUN or enrollment options at the center, contact Jennifer Britton at 315.684.6400 or e-mail The event is also part of the annual Route 20 Road Challenge Series.

The Children’s Center at Morrisville State College, Inc., is a licensed and nationally accredited, not-for-profit early care and learning center offering quality care to children ages six weeks to 12 years old. The center is dedicated to promoting healthy eating and exercise as part of children’s daily routines.

Morrisville State sets the world in motion for students. Curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology. Lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs, the college was named to the 2012 President’s Higher Community Education Service Honor Roll. The college was recognized, by U.S. News and World Report, in its top tier Best Regional Colleges list and ranked second among regional colleges nationwide for outperforming its anticipated graduation rate. Visit to experience, Morrisville in motion.