May Day 5k/walk
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Join us for a 5k run or the Nature Preserve Walk to celebrate May Day 2019.
Proceeds of the 5k/walk support the Bluffton University Alumni Association which provides professional-readiness programs for Bluffton University students.
All events start and conclude at Salzman Stadium.
- 7 a.m. check in and walk-up registration begins at the stadium;
- 8 a.m. START 5k race and Nature Preserve walk
- 9 a.m. trophies and medals
All paved, rural roads. Mile splits. Water along route. 5k distance. Post-race complimentary refreshments and men's and women's locker rooms will be available for all runners. The 5k finish line will be at the entrance to the Bluffton University Nature Preserve. Refreshments will be available, and awards presented at Salzman Stadium.
- Advance registration by April 20: $20 includes a shirt in your preferred size.
- Registration after April 20: $20 (shirt only while supplies last).
Trophies for the first overall male and female runners. Medallions will be given to the top three finishers in each age group for both males and females. Age groups are 10-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75 and over.
Two course choices: 1) A course that winds through the Bluffton University Nature Preserve with some trail hiking. Be prepared for soggy conditions in the event of inclement weather. 2) A stroller-friendly course that incorporates Lions Way Parkview Path leading to the Nature Preserve entrance and beyond. Both courses begin and end at Salzman Stadium.
Advance registration by April 20: $10 includes a shirt in your preferred size.
Registration after April 20: $10 (shirt only while supplies last).