UW Bothell 5K Run to Benefit Student Scholarships


Thursday, April 29, 2011
CONTACT: Richard Penny, (425) 352-3395,  pennyr2@uw.edu

BOTHELL, Wash. – The University of Washington Bothell will hold its 6th Annual 5K Run-Walk on Saturday, May 14. The event, hosted by the UW Bothell Alumni Council, has generated more than $40,000 for student scholarships.

Participating runners and walkers will follow a scenic course that winds throughout the entire campus, including the central promenade, the historic Truly House and Chase House, and the 58-acre wetlands, which is one of the largest wetlands restoration projects on the west coast.

The event also includes a post-race continental breakfast, and a host of family activities. In addition, Cascadia Community College, which shares the campus with UW Bothell, is sponsoring a kid’s dash for runners under the age of ten.

Online registration for the event is available through May 12. Walk-up registration will also be available. The race begins at 9 a.m. with check-in beginning at 8 a.m.

The campus is conveniently located at the intersection of I-405 and SR-522. Parking for the event is free. For more information on the 5K, visit: www.uwb.edu/5krun

About UW Bothell: The University of Washington Bothell combines the benefits of a small campus with the resources and prestige of a world-renowned university. Offering over 30 degrees, options, certificates and concentrations, its curriculum emphasizes close student-faculty interaction, collaboration among students, and hands-on learning.For more information, visit www.uwb.edu.