by Michael Strickland “The Book Bear”

BOISE, ID: Alain Rodrigue,  Associate Director of Recreational Sports at Boise State University, announced that YOUNG PEOPLE’S PAVILION will be the official blog of the Beat Coach Pete Scholarship Run/Walk.

We will be updating you with facts, opportunities to give, restaurant promotBeatPeteStarting-500x331ions and donations, and other colorful commentary before, during, and after the race.

Racers are challenged to beat Boise State University head football coach Chris Petersen to the finish line while benefiting deserving students.

The race helps raise money for Boise State’s need-based scholarship fund. To date, the Beat Coach Pete Scholarship  Run/Walk has raised more than $138,000 in emergency funding.

Last year, there were 2,515 participants with 1,062 beating Coach Pete. The race started in front of the recreation center and ended inside Bronco Stadium. Coach Pete donated $5,310 to the general scholarship fund for Boise State students.