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2014 Dr. Bob Run: 5K/8K Event & Hy-Vee 1 Mile Kids Run

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Register online now for the 2014 Dr. Bob Run  and the Hy-Vee 1 Mile Kids Run

The Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences at the KU School of Education would like to invite you to participate in the 5th annual Dr. Bob Run. The 2014 Dr. Bob Run will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Rim Rock Farm, just north of Lawrence, Kansas.

Runners, joggers, and walkers can all participate in either a 5K or 8K event, and there is also an option to compete in the 8K Team Challenge.  All of the adult events will begin at 7:30 a.m. Also, be sure to bring out the family and support your children in the Hy-Vee 1 Mile Kids Run at 8:30 a.m.  *Please note that the Hy-Vee 1 Mile Kids Run at the Dr. Bob Run Event serves as the kick-off event for children who have also registered to participate in the Hy-Vee One Mile At A Time (OMAAT) Marathon Program.

Hy-Vee 1 Mile Kids Run is the Kick-off for the 2014 Hy-Vee One Mile At A Time Program

The Hy-Vee OMAAT Marathon Program is a fitness challenge for any kid in grades K-6 to complete a marathon distance of 26.2 miles by walking or running one mile at a time.  It is intended to encourage lifelong healthy habits by being offered as a free, "on-your-own" activity that families can completed together.  Kids will be automatically registered for Hy-Vee One Mile At A Time Program when they register online for The Hy-Vee 1 Mile Kids Fun Run.

Dr. Bob Run Proceeds

Proceeds from the Dr. Bob Run Event support the Dr. Bob Frederick Scholarship program at the University of Kansas. For more information on other scholarships available through the KU School of Education, please visit our scholarships section of the KU School of Education Student Services web page.

Dr. Bob Frederick is a former KU Athletic Director and lecturer for the Health, Sport & Exercise Sciences Department at the University of Kansas.  After passing away in June 2009, Dr. Bob's family established the Dr. Bob Frederick Scholarship Program in dedication to the financial support of students (both graduate and undergraduate) studying Sports Management at the University of Kansas Department of Health, Sport & Exercise Science.

 

 

About Rim Rock Farm

The University of Kansas hosts its home cross country meets at historic Rim Rock Farm. Before being donated to KU in 2004, the property was owned by former head track and field and cross country coach Bob Timmons and has been the home of the Jayhawks since the 1974 season.

Any runner or spectator will say that the course is quite challenging and unusual. In addition to having two covered bridges as part of the course, Rim Rock Farm also features specific hills, turns and other landmarks that are named after former Jayhawk greats. Dispersed throughout the course are silhouette statues of seven legendary Jayhawk distance runners including Herb Semper, Allen Frame, John Lawson and Olympians Billy Mills, Wes Santee, Glenn Cunningham and Jim Ryun.

RIM ROCK FARM ADDRESS: 2276 Burnett Lane, Lawrence, KS 66044 (see map below!)


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Wanna Skype? Chancellor gets creative to surprise Truman winner From KU News Service: http://bit.ly/1awodaa Ashlie Koehn, a University of Kansas junior from Burns studying in Kyrgyzstan, interrupted helping her host family prepare dinner to make a Skype call on Monday evening. To her surprise, Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little was on the other end of the call letting Koehn know she had been named a 2015 Harry S. Truman Scholar. Koehn is the 18th KU student to be named a Truman Scholar and the only 2015 recipient from the state of Kansas. Earlier this month, she was also named a 2015 Udall Scholar. And in spite of a distance of more than 10,800 kilometers and 11 time zones, Koehn’s thrill from hearing the news from the chancellor came through loud and clear. “Ashlie’s experience at KU epitomizes a quality undergraduate experience. She challenged herself in her coursework, exposed herself to different research opportunities, studied abroad in Germany, Switzerland and Kyrgyzstan, and participated in both student government and community service projects,” Gray-Little said. “This is quite a year for Ashlie. Her hard work is a wonderful reflection on her and also a great reflection on the university, and we all congratulate her.” Each new Truman Scholar receives up to $30,000 for graduate study. Scholars also receive priority admission and supplemental financial aid at some premier graduate institutions, leadership training, career and graduate school counseling, and special internship opportunities within the federal government. Koehn, a member of KU’s nationally recognized University Honors Program, is majoring in environmental studies, economics and international studies. Her goal after earning her KU degree is to pursue a master’s degree in economics at either the London School of Economics or the University of Reading, with a focus on the economics of climate change. In 2014, she received KU’s Newman Civic Engagement Award for her work establishing the Coalition against Slavery and Trafficking. Her involvement with the issue was sparked by Hannah Britton, associate professor of political science and women, gender, and sexuality studies, who hosted national conference on contemporary slavery at KU three years ago. “Ashlie and I met several times to think about what KU students could contribute to the issue of slavery and human trafficking, and the result was her founding of KU CAST,” Britton said. “After a year as president, Ashlie successfully handed the organization over to the next student leader. She demonstrated her strong leadership qualities by setting a unique goal and then pursuing it with her sense of passion, engagement and dedication. No matter the country or context, her leadership strength is evident in her coursework, her public service and her work experiences.” The University Honors Program works with a campus committee to select KU’s nominees for the Truman Scholarship and supports them during the application process. Anne Wallen, assistant director of national fellowships and scholarships, noted it was an amazing ruse to pull off the surprise. Originally, the call was set up to be between Wallen and Koehn. “I was totally not prepared to be greeted by Chancellor Gray-Little, but it was an amazing surprise for sure,” Koehn said. “As a first-generation student, it took time to learn the collegiate system, but my parents taught me to be resourceful and independent from a young age and KU and the Kansas Air National Guard have provided me with the opportunities to drive me into the future, both at graduate school and in my career. I plan to use the Truman Scholarship to pursue a career as an environmental economist helping to shape future trade agreements and leverage action on important international environmental issues, particularly concerning climate change.” Koehn also had a surprise of her own for the chancellor — the meal she was helping to prepare was not exactly typical Kansas dinner fare. On the menu with her host family in Kyrgyzstan on Monday was a traditional Kyrgyz meal called Beshbarmak, or “five fingers,” because you eat it with your hands. The dish is made of horse and sheep and was being prepared as a birthday celebration for Koehn’s host mom. Chancellor Gray-Little, as she signed off from Skype, made sure to encourage Koehn to enjoy her Beshbarmak. Koehn is the daughter of Rodney and Carolyn Koehn of Burns. She graduated from Fredric Remington High School in Moundridge. She is an active member of the Kansas Air National Guard and currently on leave while studying abroad in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. She is a member of the KU Global Scholars Program and a past member of the Student Senate. In addition to being named a 2015 Truman and Udall scholar, she was named a 2014 Boren Scholar and Gilman Scholar and in 2013 was named the Kansas Air National Guard Airman of the Year.


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