Robin Connors

Coordinator of Student Organizations
School of Law
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: 412-396-6186

           2014 Race Sponsors


            Erin Curran
            Duquesne Alumna Erin Curran
            and her dog Swazey

            Matt Andersen, David Frantz
            & Alex Hyder

            "The Voice" & MC of the KW5K
             Duquesne Alumni Mike Rush


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    Katie Westbrook Race Ipsa Loquitur 5K & Dog Walk

              2014 Katie Westbrook 5K Winners 

    1St Place:  Andy Mysliwiec   19:21

    2nd Place:  Doug Basinski    20:34

    3rd Place:  Matt Mysliwiec     20:55

    The Duquesne University School of Law Student Bar Association held the 13th Annual Katie Westbrook 5K & Dog Walk,  on our beautiful Duquesne University campus, Saturday, September 20, 2014.


    In Memory of Katie           

    Katie WestbrookThe Duquesne University School of Law Student body dedicates this race in memory of Katie Westbrook, whose dream at age 13 was to become a lawyer. Unfortunately, she was diagnosed with a rare bone cancer, which took her life at age 15, just before she was to receive an honorary degree from Duquesne University School of Law. 

    Although Katie was never able to fulfill her dream of becoming an attorney, we honor her memory and dream to become a Duquesne Lawyer through the SBA Centennial Endowed Fund, which provides scholarships to current law students and helps them realize their dreams of becoming attorneys.

    Last year's race
    raised $5,000.00 with the proceeds benefiting the SBA Centennial Endowed Scholarship Fund. 

    If you are interested in becoming a race sponsor or donating a silent auction item, please contact Robin Connors at or 412-396-6186.

    Thank you in advance for your help and support in keeping this race a successful event each year. 

    Photo Credit: Andy Starnes/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Katie's Story