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    Duquesne Honors Local Marine With 5K Race/Walk

    Duquesne University will celebrate the life and military service of the late Sgt. Ryan Lane when it hosts A Run for Ryan 5K race/walk.


    Lane, a U.S. marine, was killed in action in Afghanistan in July 2009 during his second tour of duty. Proceeds from the 5K will benefit a scholarship fund for military education programs in Duquesne’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement. More than $8,000 was raised during last year’s Run for Ryan.

    The entry fee for the 5K is $20. Participants can register at the event.

    Saturday, April 2, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    **Race/Walk begins at 10:15 a.m.


    Where: Brottier Commons, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave.

    Duquesne University

    Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.