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Auburn University hosting second annual Marie W. Wooten Memorial 5K Run in April

AUBURN – Auburn University’s College of Sciences and Mathematics, or COSAM, will hold the second annual Marie W. Wooten Memorial 5K Run on April 21 in recognition of Wooten’s contributions as a mentor, scientist, scholar and academic administrator and her commitment to student training and outreach.

In addition to the 5K run that begins at 8 a.m. outside Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum, the event will also include a one-mile walk beginning at 8:20 a.m.

Last year’s 5K hosted over 150 participants and proceeds from the event provided scholarship support to four female students in the College of Sciences and Mathematics. The scholarships were created through gifts to the Auburn University Foundation by friends, colleagues and family members of Wooten.

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