Washington College Athletics Helps Out with Athletes Serving Athletes Event

CHESTERTOWN, MD -- Washington College Athletics was well represented at the Chestertown Running Festival, conducted by Athletes Serving Athletes, on Saturday morning. A number of Washington College student-athletes and staff participated in either the 5K or half-marathon or worked the event as volunteers. 

According to its mission statement, "Athletes Serving Athletes is a non-profit organization that brings people together to experience the joy, excitement, and thrill of competition. ASA offers innovative athletic training, supportive mentor relationships, and high quality endurance events for athletes living with disabilities. ASA uses athletic activity as a catalyst for personal development - improving physical fitness, increasing self-esteem and empowering challenged youth to meet their highest potential. We inspire all people to give of themselves and live more active lifestyles, pursuing a high quality of life and achievement."

The Executive Director of Athletes Serving Athletes is Dave Slomkowski '92, former lacrosse All-American at Washington College and a member of the Washington College Hall of Fame.

Pictured here are Coordinator of Campus Recreation Andrew Laux '11 and Director of Campus Recreation Jonnie Jenkins '07 completing the half marathon with their disabled athlete partners.