Run for Roger

1 Mile, 10K

Event Date

Sat, Oct 1, 2016


Scranton, PA


Activity Today Later

5k Run

$20 $20 Closed

10k Run

$25 $25 Closed

2mi Walk

$20 $20 Closed

About This Activity

Join us for the 1st Annual Run for Roger!  Run for Roger is in loving memory of Roger P. O'Malley Jr.  Roger was only 41 years old when he passed away on February 23rd, 2015 after suffering a massive heart attack.  Roger was born and raised in Dunmore, PA.  He graduated from Dunmore High School and went on to study at The Lackawanna College Police Academy in Scranton, PA as well as The Federal Bureau of Prisons Academy in Glynco, GA.  Roger was a correctional officer at the Federal Corrections Institute in Otisville, NY after serving as a Dunmore Police Officer.  Roger was a devoted husband and a father to three beautiful children.

Proceeds from this event will beneift the Roger P. O'Malley Scholarship Fund and The American Heart Association.  The scholarship will be given to a graduating Dunmore High School senior going into law enforcement or criminal justice.

Where: LHVA Trail at the Olive St. Trailhead.

When: October 1st, 2016

Time: Day of Registration/Packet Pickup from 8-9:45am.  Race begins at 10am.

Awards: Given to the top overall male/female runners, and the top three finishers in each of the following age groups:

  • 19 & Under
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60 & Over

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