Mount Union to Host Paint Race and Run-A-MUC

October 10, 2013

ALLIANCE, Ohio – The University of Mount Union welcomes alumni, students and community members to participate in the Paint Race and 30th Annual 5K Run-A-MUC as part of its Alumni Weekend and Homecoming festivities on Saturday, Oct. 26.

The Run-A-MUC race will begin at 8 a.m. with registration starting at 6:30 a.m. in the MAAC (former Timken Building). Participants must read and sign a waiver before the race. Cost with pre-registration is $20 and day of the event is $25. Cost for Mount Union students is $5 with student ID.

Immediately following the Run-A-MUC, the Kids Pride of Purple Race will begin. The race is for children ages 7 and under. The kids race will consist of one lap around the track and each participant will receive a prize. Pre-registration required to ensure everyone receives a prize.

The Paint Race option is a one-mile, non-timed fun run/jog/walk around campus to color (nontoxic, earth friendly) stations. The race will start at 8:15 a.m. Participants can register beginning at 6:30 a.m. in the MACC building and participants must sign a waiver before the race. Cost is $25 with pre-registration and $30 the day of the event. Cost for Mount Union students is $10 with student ID. 

Shirts for Run-A-MUC and Paint Race will only be available to pre-registered participants who register by October 18.

To register, visit or contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (330) 823-2030.

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