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Scoonie Penn, Raymont Harris Among Buckeye Greats To Run Ohio State 4 Miler

Scoonie Penn

Former Football, Basketball Players Will Lead Waves As 12,000 Runners, Walkers #FinishOn50 in Ohio Stadium

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Former Buckeye Greats Scoonie Penn, Raymont Harris and Anthony Schlegel will be among the wave leaders at the second-annual Ohio State 4 Miler.

Other former Ohio State stars will take part include Bobby Carpenter, Craig Krenzel, William White, Justin Zwick, JJ Sullinger and Dimitrious Stanley. (Buckeye Greats appearances are subject to change).

The former Ohio State athletes will run with a different wave starts during the Ohio State 4 Miler, a unique four-mile run / walk event that will finish on the 50-yard line of Ohio Stadium.

Dimitrious Stanley

“We are thrilled that so many former Ohio State legends will again join for the Ohio State 4 Miler,” Race Director David Babner. “One of the highlights of the inaugural Ohio State 4 Miler was allowing our runners and walkers t0 “Run With A Buckeye” as they cross the finish line on the 50-yard line of Ohio Stadium.”

The Ohio State 4 Miler celebrates football and fitness. This year's event, which will be limited to 12,000 runners and walkers, will be held Sunday, Sept. 21 at Ohio Stadium.

The Ohio State 4 Miler will be produced by the Ohio State Department of Athletics, the Buckeye Cruise for Cancer, M3S Sports and IMG College, the university's multimedia rights partner.

10TV, Kroger and Roosters are Presenting Sponsors of the Ohio State 4 Miler.

William White

The players who take part in the Ohio State 4 Miler will be among the former Buckeyes who also participate in the 2015 Buckeye Cruise For Cancer, set for Feb. 19–23, 2015.

A portion of the proceeds of the Ohio State 4 Miler will benefit the Urban & Shelley Fund For Cancer Research, a general cancer research support fund dedicated to advancing cancer research at Ohio State's Comprehensive Cancer Center — Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute.