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JSU earns Mississippi Blues City Marathon Runner’s Choice Award

(Charles A. Smith/For the Clarion Ledger)Meredith Virden, manager of corporate communications at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi, presents the Mississippi Blues City Marathon Runner’s Choice Award to Jackson State University during Monday night’s basketball game at the Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center. JSU Assistant Band Director Rodney Chism (left) and Vice President for Institutional Advancement David Hoard (right) accepted the award on the university’s behalf.

The Jan. 10 marathon’s route included Jackson State’s main campus and reportedly drew more than 3,500 runners from 50 states and more than 15 countries.

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