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Alumni Sprint for Scholarships April 15

Sprint for Scholarships 5K
Sprint for Scholarships 5K

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 27, 2017) ― Do you like to run? Do you want to help raise money for scholarships? Join the University of Kentucky Alumni Association on Saturday, April 15, for the second annual Sprint for Scholarships 5K at The Arboretum on the UK campus.

The race, which is open to the public, begins 9 a.m. The entry fee is $20 for students and $25 for preregistered runners who register by the early bird deadline of April 7. The price for all participants is $30 after April 7. The cost includes a bib with timing chip and a T-shirt. T-shirts are only guaranteed for those who register by the April 7 deadline. Participants may run or walk. Walkup registration begins at 7:30 a.m. the day of the race, April 15.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Proceeds from the event benefit the UK Alumni Association Scholarship Fund, which awards scholarships to incoming freshmen.

To register, go to For information, contact Nathan Darce at 859-257-3569 or

The UK Alumni Association is a membership supported organization committed to fostering lifelong engagement among alumni, friends, the association and the university. For more information about the UK Alumni Association or to become a member, visit or call 1-800-269-2586.

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