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
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.
will be plenty of available parking near the start of the race. Signs
will direct participants and volunteers to the parking structure.
Yes. You can register online here. Interested runners or volunteers may contact Laura Peterson at (909) 869-4852.
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.
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.
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.
No. Anyone can participate.
Yes - everyone is welcome.
We are asking that you do not bring your pets to campus.
All items will be distributed on site the morning of the race.
It is a 5K run/walk through the Cal Poly Pomona campus. The course is 5 kilometers or 3.1 miles.
Visit the Volunteers section of our website for more info or contact Aubree Kendall at 909 869-6877
There will be a special correspondence to all volunteers as we approach the race, directing everyone where to report and at
Yes. There will be plenty of water and other snacks on site.
There will be awards for the top runners/walkers, but no prize money.
At this time, we are planning to have the race, rain or shine.
Absolutely! Everyone is welcome.
Visit the Sponsors section for more info or contact Hervey Malone at 909-869-2957.
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.
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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