Allison's RunBETHANY, W.Va. – Registration is open for the annual Allison’s Run held in conjunction with Bethany College’s Homecoming weekend.

The noncompetitive 5K run/walk is set for 8:30 a.m. Sept. 28. Registration is $20 and includes a T-shirt.

In its 19th year, Allison’s Run is held in memory of Bethany alumnus and longtime math professor Jim Allison ’62.

The 5K course follows Allison’s favorite route on Castleman Run Road along the banks of Buffalo Creek.

Proceeds from the run are used to fund student scholarships.

Bethany’s Homecoming runs Sept. 27-29. Click here for a complete schedule of events.


Founded in 1840, Bethany is the oldest private college in West Virginia. The Bethany experience focuses on academic excellence in the area of the liberal arts and prepares students for a lifetime of work and a life of significance.