The Grossmont College Athletics Dept. will present “Le Tour de Grossmont College,” a fund-raising fun walk/run, starting at 8 a.m. on Sunday, June 7, at the college. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. at the Main Quad area on campus. The event will raise money for medical expenses for Grossmont College women’s soccer coach Howie Hawver, who is currently battling ALS, or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
The 2.2-mile walk/run route will follow the perimeter road surrounding the college campus. Refreshments, live music and prize opportunities are scheduled. Parking will be free. For event information, phone (619) 644-7412, or visit http://www.HowieHawver.blogspot.com. Participation fee is a minimum donation of $30 per person, which will include a commemorative t-shirt. Checks can be made payable to Grossmont College Foundation, and mailed to 8800 Grossmont College Dr., El Cajon, CA, 92020.
Hawver is the only head coach the Grossmont women’s program has ever had. In the past 14 seasons, his teams have made 12 state playoff appearances. Hawver also has coached at Patrick Henry High School and with the Crusaders Soccer Club. Grossmont College is located at 8800 Grossmont College Dr., in El Cajon. For driving directions and a campus map, visit www.grossmont.edu.