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    Third Annual Coach Hep Challenge Set for Saturday

    Go Hoosiers! The third annual Coach Hep Challenge will take place on Saturday.
    Go Hoosiers!
    The third annual Coach Hep Challenge will take place on Saturday.
    Go Hoosiers!

    April 29, 2010

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The third annual Coach Hep Indiana Cancer Challenge will be held on Saturday, May 1, in honor of late Indiana University head football coach Terry Hoeppner. Coach Hep faced every obstacle, even brain cancer, with a positive attitude, inspiring thousands of football fans during his career.

    Participants in the Challenge can enjoy a 2K family walk, a 5K run, and 25, 50 and 100K cycling events. Cornerback Tracy Porter of the Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints and Buffalo Bills receiver James Hardy will be honoring Coach Hep by participating in the event. Porter and Hardy played for Hoeppner until 2007 when he lost his battle with cancer.

    Registration for adults 16 and older is $35, for children 15 and under is $15 and for children under five is free. To register online or make a donation visit coachhepcancerchallenge.org.

    The highest individual donor will receive an overnight stay at French Lick Resort and Casino or a spa package with IU football season tickets. The highest donating team will receive IU football tickets and a tailgate with Hoeppner's wife, Jane, before the game.

    Create a team of five or more and receive a $5 discount per team member. E-mail coachhepcancerchallenge@gmail.com to receive a discount code.

    Student Discount. All students receive a $10 discount and if they create a team of five or more they will get $15 off.

    New this year. Both runners and cyclists that are back in time for the 2K walk can participate.

    Ice Cream Social. Enjoy an Ice Cream Social between 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. after your walk, run or ride. Sponsored by Hartzell's Homemade Ice Cream.

     

     


       

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