St. Joseph’s University Student Runs 5k Every Day to Raise Awareness For Alzheimer’s

PHL17 Morning News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

A local student is raising money for Alzheimer’s research… one step at a time. 

Ethan Widrig is a senior at St. Joseph’s University and he is set on running a 5K everyday for 100 days. The trek is in honor of his grandmother who passed away from Alzheimer`s disease.

Widrig’s goal is to raise $2,000 by December 3rd. The proceeds will be donated to the Alzheimer`s Foundation of America. He started his nightly run at his school on August 26th. He says people now join him and run a few laps and cheer him on. 

Widrig hopes to create his own 5K in the near future. You can follow his journey and donate on Instagram @100Daysof5K.

 

 

Latest from PHL17 News

More PHL17 Morning News

Good News

More Good News