Godfrey is in training forthe ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œRun for a ReasonÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ fundraiser, which will take place Saturday, Nov. 19, atthe Superior Dome in
Godfrey has committed to aone-time challenge of running as many miles as he can in exchange forcommitments of financial pledges made for every mile that he completes.
ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œI can hear the chuckles andsnickers already because I know people hearing about this challenge arewondering how far I can run,ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ said Godfrey.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œThat is the beauty of this challenge; I myself do not know how far Iwill be able to go.ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
All members of theIntercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Sports department , includingvarsity and club teams, intramural programs, recreational sports programs, haveput items on a ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œwish listÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ that the funds raise will go toward.
Pledge sheets are availablein the Athletics Office in the
Wildcat Willy is lookingforward to the challenge.
ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œI will do my best to haveKen ready for the run come November 19,ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ said Willy in a written statement(because the big cat doesnÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™t speak).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œWho knows how far the guy can go?ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ So far in practice, IÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™ve been impressed with his determination.
Special guest runners, suchas NMU President Les Wong, are signing up to work with Godfrey as pacers.
ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œIt seemed like the least Icould do since Ken has put himself on the line for the betterment of our teamsand sports programs,ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ said Wong.