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Duquesne Law School Hosts 16th Annual Katie Westbrook 5K Race and Dog Walk

Law students and other members of the Duquesne University community participate in a 5K race and dog walk throughout the Duquesne campus. The Student Bar Association (SBA) hosts the event, now in its 16th year, in memory of Katie Westbrook, who wanted to become a lawyer before passing away from a rare bone cancer at age 15. This year, the memorial race and dog walk features "Paws on the Bluff," a pet food collection in partnership with Animal Friends Chow Wagon. Proceeds from the annual event support the SBA Centennial Endowed Fund, which helps law students with non-tuition needs.

When: Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, 8 a.m. Registration, 9 a.m. 5K and Dog Walk

Where: Mellon Hall Patio, Academic Walk, Duquesne University, 913 Bluff Street, Pittsburgh

Information: To arrange parking, members of the media are asked to contact Colleen Derda at cell 412.480.3640. Registration remains open online and in person before the race. For more information, visit www.duq.edu/law/5K.

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