UW Bothell Hosts 4th Annual 5K Run-Walk

Thursday, April 2, 2009
CONTACT: Elizabeth Fischtziur - (425) 352-3636 -

BOTHELL, Wash. - The University of Washington Bothell Alumni Council will host its 4th annual 5K Run-Walk to benefit scholarships for UW Bothell students on Saturday, May 16. The 5K Run-Walk will begin at 9:00 a.m., with registration starting at 8:00 a.m.

Early bird registration for the 5K Run-Walk is available through May 10: $10-children under age 14, $20-students, $25-general. After May 11, fees increase by $5. Registrants will receive complementary t-shirts, goodie bags and admission to the post-race continental breakfast. Additional admission to the breakfast may be purchased at the door (children 10 and under free).

A silent auction featuring running gear and merchandise from local merchants will also be held after the race.

Net proceeds from both the 5K Run-Walk and the silent auction will benefit the UW Bothell Alumni Scholarship Fund. The event is managed by UW Bothell's BBUS 441 Project Management Class.

For more information and to register, visit

The University of Washington is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodations, please contact Disability Support Services at least ten days prior to the event at 425.352.5307, TDD 425.352.5303, FAX 425.352.5455, or email

About UW Bothell: The University of Washington Bothell was founded in 1990 to serve King and Snohomish counties and north Puget Sound area students seeking bachelor's and master's degrees. UW Bothell offers degree programs in applied computing, business, nursing, education, computing and software systems, interdisciplinary arts and sciences, cultural studies, and policy studies.