5K UC College of Nursing

UC Nursing 5K Run/Walk

Don't miss the first UC College of Nursing 5K run/walk, which will raise funds to enhance educational and training opportunities for our graduate students.

You can join other UC Nursing members in person or complete your own 5K virtually, tracked by the Runkeeper app. Bring your friends, family and even your dog. Race or walk for fun or compete for fastest walker or runner in your age group. You may register as an individual or with a group.

Following the race, participants will enjoy food and refreshments at the College of Nursing while the award winners are announced.

2024 Event Information

Date: Saturday, June 8 | 8:30 a.m.

Location: Meet at Procter Hall or virtual   

Deadline to register in advance: May 24

Registration Costs

  • Student in advance: $20
  • Student day of event: $25
  • Non-student in advance: $30
  • Non-student day of event: $35

Registered participants will receive an event t-shirt on the day of the event (in person) or by mail (virtual).

Award Categories

gold medal
  • First male and female runners and walkers
  • Top male and female runners and walkers in each of the following age groups:
    • 30 & under
    • 31 – 60
    • 61 & over

Sponsorship Opportunities

Please contact DJ Sommers at or 937-824-0524.


Funds raised by this event will be used to enhance educational and training opportunities for our graduate students, either by investing in virtual reality (VR) simulation experiences and other innovative technologies for nursing education, or by benefiting the Dr. Christine Colella Professorship Fund.

Not at all! All are welcome to join.

Virtual participants can walk wherever they choose and at any time between June 1 – 8, as long as they are done walking/running by 12 p.m. ET on Saturday, June 8.