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UC Blue Ash Dash 5K Raises $53K for Student Scholarships

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Thanks to everyone who came out for our 3rd annual 5K Dash for Scholarships. We had over 700 participants this year, a...

Posted by UC Blue Ash on Saturday, October 10, 2015

738 people from all over the Tristate participated in the UC Blue Ash Dash 5K Run/Walk for Scholarships, hosted by UC Blue Ash College on Saturday, October 10.

The event raised $53,000, with all proceeds benefiting scholarships for deserving students.  This was the 3rd annual UC Blue Ash Dash 5K.  Combined with the past two events, the college has now raised more than $100,000 for student scholarships.  The number of participants and money raised this year both set new records for the event.

Participants enjoyed the cool, crisp and sunny weather as they traveled the course through the UC Blue Ash campus and out onto Plainfield Road in Blue Ash, before turning back and finishing on the college campus.

The overall winner in the chip-timed race was Tony O’Connor, a UC Blue Ash student, with a time of 17-minutes-28-seconds.  In the women’s division, 15-year-old Abby Landers from Anderson High School came in first with a time of 20-minutes-47 seconds.

The results for all of the categories are provided by Running Time, the official race coordinator, at www.runningtime.net/Races/UCBlueAsh/Results.

Ohio National Financial Services was again the Premier Sponsor of the UC Blue Ash Dash 5K for Scholarships. Other sponsors include: (Gold Sponsor) McCluskey Chevrolet, (Silver Sponsors) Camargo Pharmaceuticals, Merrill Lynch: Neat Redpath & Spaeth Wealth Management Group, The Wornick Company, (Bronze Sponsors) AP Tech, Flynn & Company, Gold Medal Products, Horan, Infintech, Modern Office Methods, Priority Dispatch, Sunny Delight, Sam’s Club, Wright Brothers Inc., UPS, (Friends Level Sponsors) Fleet Feet and Graphic Village.

About UC Blue Ash College

UC Blue Ash College is a regional college within the University of Cincinnati. It offers one of the best values in higher education with access to a nationally recognized UC education in nearly 50 degrees and certificates, as well as tuition that is about half of most colleges and universities. The college is located on a scenic 135-acre wooded campus in the heart of Blue Ash, Ohio.

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