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5K Run to Support Scholarships, Celebrate Campus Anniversary

August 27, 2015

The UC Merced Alumni Association and Athletics and Recreation will host the inaugural UC Merced Journey 5K Fund Run on Sept. 5 to celebrate the campus’s 10th anniversary.

Current students, staff and faculty members, alumni and community members are invited to participate. All proceeds from the run will support student scholarships. The goal is to raise $2,500, which will be matched 3-to-1.

Registration for the 5K is $10; children 10 and under are free. Register online at The event begins at 9 a.m., and parking is free.

For more information, contact Chris Abrescy at 209-228-2586 or email

Brenda Ortiz

Senior Public Information Representative

Office: (209) 228-4203

Mobile: (209) 628-8263