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Second Annual Giving Day a Great Success

The Beloit College community is generous and showed its heart and soul during its second annual Giving Day on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. In just 24 hours, the college raised over $65,000 from more than 450 supporters.

Not only did the gifts far surpass the original goal of $25,000, the event also raised $25,000 more than last year. Beloit is touched by the fantastic response received from supporters and is grateful to be backed by such a strong foundation of alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and friends. These gifts help make ‪#‎BeloitPossible for the next generation of Turtles, Bucs, and Beloiters.

The unconditional support, enthusiastically offered by our alumni, parents, and friends is a tribute to the character of our community, and the value that we all collectively recognize in the mission we seek to advance. We at Beloit are privileged to have a community so willing to invest in the future of our great institution, and our students. For this, we are grateful,” said Mark Wold’95, Senior Director of Alumni & Parent Relations and Annual Support.

Thank you to all who supported Beloit College’s second annual Giving Day. As College President Scott Bierman often says, it’s “turtles all the way down.”

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Olde English: sign up for Team Beloit, see our challenge to competition (video)

August 26, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Last Thursday’s Run with the President, Provost, and Dean was just a warm-up. The “runner-in-chief” has, essentially, thrown down the gauntlet, YouTube style, for our next big run.

“In a message and dramatic newsreel, Beloit College Runner-in-Chief (and President) Scott Bierman has issued a challenge to his fellow ACM college presidents—try, if you dare, to wrest the prestigious Shoehorn Trophy from reigning champion Beloit at the 51st annual Olde English Classic on September 21,” read a notice sent via email Friday to the colleges affiliated with the Associated Colleges of the Midwest.

Described as “a daring, historic, stream-crossed, hay bale-studded course of endurance,” the 51st annual Olde English Classic 5K is set for Saturday, Sept. 21. Per tradition, the race will be held at Leeson Park, located at Milwaukee Road and Leeson Drive in Beloit.

The President’s Open Race will begin with a bugle call and pistol shot at 10 a.m., followed by the Women’s Collegiate Race at 11 a.m. and the Men’s Collegiate Race at noon. The fee is $10 for alumni and community members and free for Beloit College students or for members of the competing/participating teams.

One of the most unique cross-country meets in the Midwest for its course design and layout, the Olde English Classic is a longtime staple of Homecoming Weekend, featuring a variety of obstacles such as bales of hay, steeplechase barriers, logs, and two creek crossings.

This year, Team Beloit will face off against Team Ripon and Team Lawrence for the coveted “Shoehorn Trophy,” a prize composed of running spikes from the Beloit athletic department and an antique bugle donated by a Beloit faculty member. Beloit is a three-time open race champion.

Registration is required for the President’s Open Race. Alumni should click here to register, and all others can visit to register. Online registration will end at midnight on Wednesday, Sept. 18. After that, runners will need to register on site on the day of the race.