The Lake to Lake event is a great way to get out and enjoy the beauty of Lacawac and nature while supporting the work that takes place at Lacawac’s field research station and public environmental education facility.
Scranton, PA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014
Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, Pa. personal injury law firm Scartelli Olszewski, P.C. will be a title race sponsor for Lacawac Sanctuary’s 2014 Lake to Lake 8K Trail Run and Woods Walk to be held on Sunday, Oct. 19.
The race course will lead participants over the trails of Lacawac Sanctuary in Lake Ariel, Pa., offering views of 400 acres of rich biodiversity and natural resources.
Attorney Peter Paul Olszewski, Jr., a shareholder and managing partner with Scartelli Olszewski and the Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of Lacawac Sanctuary, noted that, “Land preservation and protecting the environment are important to Northeastern Pennsylvania. We are happy to support such a worthy cause in order to help preserve one of the region’s natural landmarks.”
“The Lake to Lake event is a great way to get out and enjoy the beauty of Lacawac and nature while supporting the work that takes place at Lacawac’s field research station and public environmental education facility,” said Craig Lukatch, President of Lacawac Sanctuary.
Race registration is $25 for the 8K and $15 for the woods walk, until Oct. 13. A group discounted rate of $75 per four individuals also is available for the 8K.
Each participant in the 8K and Woods Walk will receive a complimentary t-shirt. Entry forms must be received or postmarked by Monday, Oct. 13 to be guaranteed a t-shirt and goody bag. Limited quantities and sizes of shirts will be available on the morning of the race. Youth Sizes will not be available on race day.
Awards will be given in the 8K Trail Run for Overall and Masters male and female, plus top three finishers in age groups. The race results will be overseen by The Scranton Running Company using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chip timing.
Volunteers are needed to make sure this event is a great success. Lukatch said volunteers will receive incentives, including a complimentary membership to Lacawac.
For more information about sponsorships and athlete and participant packets or to volunteer, contact Lacawac at 570-689-9494 or email craig.lukatch(at)lacawac(dot)org.
Lacawac Sanctuary is a nonprofit association founded in 1966 for the purpose of protecting a gift of the original Connell Park lands by Arthur and Isable Watres and facilitating environmental education and research. Located on Lake Wallenpaupack, the Lacawac Sanctuary Foundation plays an important role in the preservation of Lake Lacawac which is one of the southernmost glacial lakes in the hemisphere and has been preserved in pristine condition free from development and encroachment.
Lacawac Sanctuary has hosted many events to bring environmental awareness such as an annual ecology conference, various workshops, seminars and fundraisers. As a nature preserve, Lacawac Sanctuary is an ecological field research station and public environmental education facility.
About Scartelli Olszewski, P.C.: Founded in 2001, Scartelli Olszewski, P.C. handles personal injury and wrongful death cases on behalf of auto and truck accident victims, malpractice victims and other injured individuals and their families, as well as criminal defense. Practice areas include medical malpractice, automobile accidents, tractor trailer accidents, auto defects, criminal defense, defective drugs and medical devices, insurance bad faith, liquor liability, nursing home negligence, premises liability, and product liability. Scartelli Olszewski is small enough to care, yet large enough to win for their clients in the Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, Pa., region.