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Matt's Run (Pomona, CA)

What is the Matthew Myers Memorial 5K Run/Walk?

 

It is an event to celebrate the life of Matthew Myers, a young man who lost his life in an accident on campus in 2005. Matt

was an avid runner, and the Run/Walk in his honor is designed to bring the community together to keep his memory and

passion alive.

 

When and where is the run/walk going to be held?

 

The  event is scheduled for Saturday, October 18, 2008  on the Cal Poly Pomona campus. The run/walk will start and finish near

the Arabian Horse Center on Kellogg Drive. The map is available here.

 

Where can I park?

 

There

will be plenty of available parking near the start of the race. Signs

will direct participants and volunteers to the parking structure.

 

How do I register?

 

Yes. You can register online here. Interested runners or volunteers may contact Laura Peterson at  (909) 869-4852.

 

Is on-line registration secure?

 

Yes.

We use the most secure online technology called Secure Socket Layers or

SSL that encrypts your personal and credit card information while

transferring it from your internet browser to the our servers. You can

also view the double security of the little yellow lock that will

appear on the bottom of your browser window.

 

What is the registration/entry fee and what is included in the fee?

 

The pre-registration fee is $30 for adults and $15 for students with school ID. This includes an event t-shirt, runner ID

number as well as snacks and drinks on site.

 

Can I register on the day of the event?

 

Yes,

but there is a slight fee increase to $35 for adults and $20 for

students with school ID. There is also no guarantee that you will

receive a t-shirt if you register the day of the race.

 

Is there an age limit on who can participate?

 

No. Anyone can participate.

 

Are wheelchairs allowed on the course?

 

Yes - everyone is welcome.

 

Are dogs or pets allowed?

 

We are asking that you do not bring your pets to campus.

 

When and where is the t-shirt and number pick-up?

 

All items will be distributed on site the morning of the race.

 

How long is the course?

 

It is a 5K run/walk through the Cal Poly Pomona campus. The course is 5 kilometers or 3.1 miles.

 

How can I sign up as a volunteer?

 

Visit the Volunteers section of our website for more info or contact Aubree Kendall at 909 869-6877

 

When and where do volunteers report?

 

There will be a special correspondence to all volunteers as we approach the race, directing everyone where to report and at

what time.

 

Will water be provided during the run/walk?

 

Yes. There will be plenty of water and other snacks on site.

 

Are there any awards or prize money?

 

There will be awards for the top runners/walkers, but no prize money.

 

Is the race going to be cancelled if it rains?

 

At this time, we are planning to have the race, rain or shine.

 

Can my family/friends come and watch me participate?

 

Absolutely! Everyone is welcome.

 

Who can I contact if I'm interested in being a sponsor?

 

Visit the Sponsors section for more info or contact Hervey Malone at 909-869-2957.

 

Can I make donations to the scholarship even though I can't participate in the run/walk?

 

Yes. You can either use our secure online registration form and choose the "I can not attend the event, but I wish to donate" option  or you may contact Laura Peterson at 909-869-4852.

 

Where do the proceeds go?

 

With

your participation in Matt's 5K Run/Walk, you will help support the

Matthew Myers Memorial Fund. Proceeds to the fund will help award

annual scholarships to Cal Poly Pomona Students determined to walk

their course in the midst of difficulties.

 

 

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