Thursday, October 28, 2021

2021 Hustle for Your Health Virtual 5K Winners Announced

Congratulations to the top winners for the 
20th Annual Cheryl Cavallo Hustle for Your Health 5k!

In the women's category, the top three winners were Grace Dorian, Clare O'Carroll, and Kasey Metzner. In the men's category, the top three winners were Michael Augustine, Matthew Boebel, and Alexander Telfer (pictured below).

Students Anna Schmidt, Alex Telfer, Lindsey Martin, Colleen Kadowaki, & Kurt Rolfes

The Cheryl Cavallo Hustle for your Health is an annual event held during Saint Louis University's Homecoming and Family Weekend. For 2021 it was virtual to ensure those in the SLU family who wanted to participate could, despite travel restrictions or other barriers.

PY3 Students Caroline Sauer and Emily Chisolm

Participants ran at a time and place convenient for them, submitting their results by Saturday, September 25, 2021. Thank you to the Physical Therapy Student Association for their organization of the event but the event would not have been successful without all who signed up. Check out the photos of students and other SLU community members participating virtually. Hope to see you in 2022.

SLU staff member Kristin Hrasky

The Annual Hustle for Your Health 5K helps support the Cheryl L. Cavallo Memorial Scholarship Fund in memory of Cheryl Cavallo, a long time faculty member in the Program in Physical Therapy who lost her courageous battle to cancer in 2013. She served as the faculty mentor for the Program in Physical Therapy Student Council (now the Physical Therapy Student Association) for 22 years and tirelessly coordinated this event for 11 years. She lived the Jesuit mission every day by giving back to those less fortunate. 

Cheryl Cavallo, PT, PhD

All proceeds from the memorial fundraiser benefit the Cheryl Cavallo Memorial Scholarship to help defray travel costs for students wishing to pursue healthcare-related domestic or international mission trips. For more information, or if you are interested in sponsoring the event in the future, contact

If you missed your opportunity to participate in this year's event, you may still give to the scholarship on the Saint Louis University Giving page.

To learn more about how our students have previously used this scholarship to fund their travel for mission trips, you can read it in their own words:

Story by Kristin Hrasky

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