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The wooded trails of Virginia Wesleyan’s campus will be filled with runners Saturday, June 8 for Eggleston Services’ 2013 OK5K. Proceeds from the race, being held on campus for the third consecutive year, will benefit Eggleston and its mission of creating education, training and employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. “We are proud to be able to host our event on the Virginia Wesleyan campus,” said Eggleston Vice President of Marketing and Development Thomas Redmond. “Both Eggleston and Virginia Wesleyan recognize the value of every individual and seek to empower them the best they can.” The race will be followed by refreshments, raffle prizes and an awards ceremony. In 2012, the VWC Cross Country and Track & Field team was presented with the Eggleston Champion Award, recognizing the team’s continued support and partnership. This year's one mile run begins at 8 a.m., followed by the 5K start time of 8:45 a.m. Register online or call 757.486.2184 for more information. More