The public is invited to participate in the 15th Annual Tim & Susan Cook Memorial 1-Mile Race/Walk on July 14 to help raise scholarship funds for Chambersburg high school seniors.Held annually, the race honors the memory of Tim and Susan Cook who died tragically in a car accident in 2002. Funds raised are donated to the Tim and Susan Cook Memorial Scholarship fund at Chambersburg Area Senior High School (CASHS).Tim and Susan were both graduates of CASHS, and remained involved with the school and their community. Tim was a mathematics teacher and girls’ cross country and track coach, and Susan was an administrative assistant at Shippensburg University.
The scholarships funded by this race are awarded by the Chambersburg Area School District Foundation each May and keep the Cooks’ spirit alive by contributing to the continued education of local high school graduates.
The pre-registration deadline is June 25, and the race-day registration will begin at 7 a.m. at CASHS upper concession stand. The women’s and girls’ race/walk begins at 8 a.m. followed by the men’s and boys’ race/walk at 8:30 a.m. Both races begin at Chambersburg Area Middle School and end at CASHS.Pre-registration for the race is $15 without a T-shirt and $20 with a T-shirt on or before June 25. After this date, registration is $18 without a T-shirt and $22 with a T-shirt while supplies last.