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Moon Area Education Foundation had our 4th annual Moonlit 5K on Friday, May 12th, 2023! MAEF brings together a variety of groups from sports to the arts to multigenerational alumni and their families to celebrate fitness, health, and wellness which are the centerpiece of a well-rounded education.

All Proceeds Support The Moon Area Education Foundation Missions:

• Fund innovative classroom grants

• Award student scholarships

• Finance STEAM initiatives

• Promote outdoor classrooms

• Enhance lifetime fitness and wellness


Schedule of Events:

​5:00 PM

  • Home side gates open.

  • Participants stop to check-in and enter raffle to win FREE pair of running shoes from ProBike+Run, Robinson.

5:20 PM

  • MAMS Chamber Choir on stage

  • Food Trucks are open for business

​5:40 PM

  • MAMS Strings (Mayo) on stage

​6:00 PM

  • Elementary Choir sings National Anthem and additional songs on stage

  • Start of 1 Mile Fun Run + Walk

6:15 PM

  • MAHS Distance Team athletes lead warm-up stretches on stage

6:30 PM

  • Class of 2023 Scholarship winners recognized on stage

  • Registration & shoe raffle closes

6:45 PM

  • MAHS Choir on stage

  • 5K starts

7:15 PM

  • MAHS Jazz Band on stage

8:00 PM

  • Medal Ceremony on stage

  • Winner announced for free pair of running shoes from ProBike+Run, Robinson

  • Recognize top 3 finishers of the 1 Mile Fun Run Male & Female

  • Recognize top 3 finishers of the 5K Male & Female

  • Recognize 1st place finishers of the 5K Male & Female in each age group

8:30 PM

  • ​Special thanks and recognitions for joining MAEF's 4th Moonlit 5K Event

Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to these students who were awarded scholarships at the 2023 Moonlit 5k:

Left: Class of 1959 ~ Alexander Humphrey attending Duquesne University to pursue a degree in Biology.

Middle: Class of 1968 in honor of Joseph D'Andrea~ Teddy Tolliver attending Washington & Jefferson College to pursue degrees in Political Science, Public Policy and International Studies.

Right: Classes of 1987 & 1988~ Connor Lindsey attending Pennsylvania College of Technology to pursue a degree in Building Automation Engineering Technology

Left: MAEF Scholarship Winner ~ Lauren Ventura attending Duquesne University to pursue a degree in Pharmacy.

Middle: MAEF Scholarship Winner ~ Bradyn Winters attending Daemen University, NY to pursue biochemistry & pre-med.

Right: MAEF Scholarship Winner ~ Alexander Farabaugh attending University of Pittsburgh to pursue a degree in pre-med.

Thank you to all of our event sponsors, volunteers, and guest food trucks!


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