Sunday, June 10, 2012

NPC 5K: Beat the Deadline 2012

Tony Horton, P90X trainer

Photo credit: Neshan H. Naltchayan

The BEAT THE DEADLINE 5K benefits the ongoing work of the National Press Club Journalism Institute, committed to helping working journalists improve their skills through ongoing training and programming of future journalists through scholarships that promote diversity within our profession.

DC Housewife, Mary Amons

Since 2000, and with the help of the runners and sponsors, more than $700,000 has been raised to help deserving students to attend college and pursue a career in journalism.  

Considering the workout and the rules of engagement, we're wondering who would ever want to pursue a career in journalism.  Hats off to participants!

Tony's workout:
  • This is a workout only event, please arrive dressed and prepared to sweat. (water bottle, towel, workout mat, etc).
  • We have no facilities (except for NPC members) for changing other than the public bathrooms.
  • Bag check will not be provided.
  • The NPC will provide water to fill your water bottles in the room during the event. The workout will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m.
  • After the workout, Tony will available for pictures and autographs. Outside books and DVD’s are permitted.
Cynné Simpson, anchor for ABC 7 News, Tony Horton, P90X trainer

Rules of engagement:
  • The BEAT THE DEADLINE 5K will occur rain or shine.
  • The race could however be delayed or cancelled in the event lightning strikes the area within 20 minutes of the race start time.
  • If lightning occurs, cancellation will be at the discretion of race officials and National Press Club staff.
  • If the event is cancelled, we will not be issuing refunds for the BEAT THE DEADLINE 5K, but plan on holding the pancake breakfast inside the Club.