Runnin’ for Research

Runnin’ for Research


Event Location: Cheat Lake Park Morgans Run Road Morgantown

The Runnin’ for Research 5K run and one-mile walk are set for Saturday, Sept. 28, at Cheat Lake Park, Morgans Run Road, Morgantown.

Organized by David Watson, MD, chair of the WVU Department of Neurology, the event supports headache and migraine research, and advocacy efforts. WVU Medicine is a sponsor of the event.

Continuing this year is the “Virtual Runner” for anyone who wants to take part, support our event, but can’t actually be on site.  You can choose to run a 5K or walk a mile while the event occurs, or rest at home knowing you are supporting a great cause.

The cost to participate is $25 for the 5K or 1-mile walk, $20 to be a “Virtual Runner.” All participants, except “Virtual Runners” will receive a T-shirt. For more information, including online registration, visit the race website.

WVU’s first Day of Giving!

Today’s the day – we’re celebrating WVU’s first Day of Giving! Join us at the Health Sciences Market today for giveaways, events, and more from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.!


The fun doesn’t stop there – we’ve also got musical treats from our continuing Music at the Pylons concert series at the Pylons area from 12 p.m.!


We hope you come out and join us for this special day to give back.


Operation Welcome Home at Triple S Harley Davidson

Join Operation Welcome Home at Triple S Harley-Davidson on Saturday, Nov. 11 from noon to 3:00pm for the V.I.B. All-American Tailgate Event and Military Appreciation Day. There will be free food, drinks and tailgate games. Plus, enjoy 15% off merchandise while you’re there and enter for a chance to win WVU vs. Texas game day tickets.

Elimination Spaghetti Dinner – Noodles & Doodles

Elimination Spaghetti Dinner – Noodles & Doodles

Friday November 03 2017


Bring the entire family out for an elmination dinner and night of activities! Jackpot is $1500 with other prizes and Tip Board winnings also offered. Ticket holders do not need to be present to win. Tickets are $35 each – 17 and under are FREE. See a Parents’ Place member for tickets, or contact

Each ticket entitles attendee to a hearty spaghetti dinner complete with desert this year! Activities will include face painting, making noodle necklaces, drawing/coloring our Wall of Fame and more! Plus, artwork made by the kiddos of Parents’ Place and community will be on display.

Proceeds benefit Parents’ Place and we are also collecting non-perishable food and hygience products for another local non-profit, Pantry Plus More, a supplemental food pantry that fights food insecurity for children in Monongalia County. Bring a donation and you can enter our contest to win a $100 Sargasso Gift Card!

Big Pink Volleyball Charity Tournament Sunday October 29 2017

Big Pink Volleyball Charity Tournament

Sunday October 29 2017


WVU Campus Recreation is hosting the Inaugural Big Pink Volleyball Tournament Oct. 29 at the Student Recreation Center. The event will raise money to support the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the United Way charities.

All matches in the tournament will be played with a four foot diameter, pink volleyball. There is a $5 entry fee per player and teams of four to six participants. Registration is open to all regardless of membership or university affiliation.

The registration form for the event is available at the Rec Center or on the Campus Recreation website ( Registration can be completed on-line or at the Rec Center Welcome Desk. Payment is due by the registration deadline, Friday (Oct. 27) at 5 p.m.

Marmaduke Dent Society Benefit Friday October 27 2017

Founded in 1993, the Marmaduke H. Dent Society recognizes the thoughtful generosity of those loyal benefactors of the West Virginia University Alumni Association. The Dent Society provides sustaining support for alumni programs and operations. This year;s theme reflects the 150th Birthday celebration of West Virginia University! Visiot our Mamaduke Dent information page for registration and event details!