April 9, 2012
Contact: Carissa Nepstead
Cal Poly Associated Students to Host 5K Fun Run April 17
SAN LUIS OBISPO – Cal Poly’s Associated Students Inc. will host the Mustang Mile – a 5K fun run – from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in the Recreation Center Plaza. A festival with interactive educational booths, games and live music follows the run.
Participants are encouraged to wear costumes to show their Mustang Pride. Prizes will be awarded to participants in both individual and team categories.
Registration is under way and closes April 13. Race day registration will be based on availability. Shirts and bags are guaranteed for the first 1,000 runners/walkers.
Individuals and teams (four runners per team) can register at https://connect.asi.calpoly.edu/Start/Start.asp. Cal Poly students can register through the my.calpoly portal.
ASI is hosting the event with Scott and Julia Starkey to celebrate their late son, Carson Starkey’s, birthday and promote Aware, Awake and Alive – the Starkeys’ alcohol poisoning awareness campaign.
The Starkeys, ASI president and campus administration will lead a short program including awards and prizes.
Mustang Mile aims to unite the Cal Poly community while promoting Mustang Pride and encouraging mutual care and respect.
About Aware, Awake, Alive
Aware, Awake, Alive is a nonprofit with a mission to prevent the senseless loss of young adult lives from alcohol poisoning. The organization aims to save lives from alcohol poisoning through education, awareness and partnerships. Visit http://awareawakealive.org/ for more information.
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