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Delta Tau Delta to host Lace Up - Run For Breath - Cure Cystic Fibrosis 5K Run/Walk March 5

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On Saturday, March 5 Delta Tau Delta fraternity at The University of Southern Mississippi will host the annual Lace Up – Run for Breath – Cure Cystic Fibrosis 5K run/walk. Delta Tau Delta has been fundraising in the effort to fight Cystic Fibrosis over the past 30 years.

Joining in this fight for the 2016 event is celebrity Honorary Grand Marshal Mitch Williams, a Southern Miss alumnus who is the multi-area Director of Fellowship of Christian Athletes for South Mississippi and formerly sports anchor for WDAM TV.

The annual Lace Up – Run for Breath – Cure Cystic Fibrosis 5k run/walk will start at 9 a.m. in USM’s Spirit Park (between the Thad Cochran Center and Century Park South).  On-site registration and check-in begins at 8:15 a.m.  Prizes will be awarded to the top two contestants in each age category and overall male and female winners.  Event t-shirts will be provided to all participants.

Online registration and donations can be made by going to For sponsorship opportunities contact the Mississippi Chapter of Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at 601.981.3100.