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Manhattan College Track and Field and Cross Country Reunion

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Any Jasper that has ever donned a Manhattan Track and Field or Cross Country uniform is invited to experience an unforgettable day, reacquainting with old teammates and friends. All Jaspers, spouses, family and guests are welcome. The main event will begin at 5 p.m. in Smith Auditorium, on campus. A full day of reunion activities has also been planned.

The event schedule includes the following activities:

9:30 a.m. | Alumni 5K fun-run in Van Cortlandt Park
10:30 a.m. | Meet the Manhattan College Cross Country team in Van Cortlandt Park
11:15 a.m. | Light Refreshments and Lunch for non-participants in Thomas Hall (or on your own)
12:15 p.m. | Alumni Three-Event Track meet in Draddy Gymnasium (showers are available)
1:30 p.m. | Lunch in Thomas Hall (or on your own)
2:30 p.m. | Tour of the new Raymond W. Kelly '63 Student Commons with Mark Codd '71
4:00 p.m. | Mass in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers, above Smith Auditorium
5:00 p.m. | Reunion Celebration - Dinner, Drinks, Tribute, Slideshow in Smith Auditorium

Early in the evening, there will be a special tribute to Doc Johnson, the Track and Field patriarch. Doc is currently rehabbing an injury, and barring any setbacks, is looking forward to the reunion.

An open bar with beer and wine will be available from 5-9 p.m. and hors d'oeurvres will be served at 5 p.m., followed by a large buffet dinner at 6 p.m. Dinner will include filet mignon, chicken marsala, baked ziti, vegetables, salad, desserts and more. The cost of the reunion celebration dinner is $100 per person.


Attendee List

For guests planning to stay overnight, a block of 25 rooms has been reserved at the Hampton Inn (160 Corporate Blvd., Yonkers, NY). Reservations can be made by calling (914) 377-1144 and referenceing the Manhattan College Track and Field discounted rooms.

Please contact Al Novell '70 with any questions.

Other reunion committee members:

Mark Codd '71
Tom Donahue '71
Jim Kenny '69
Aliann Pompey '99