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Carver Black and Gold Mile Run Sept. 15 supports student scholarships

2018 Black and Gold mile run runners
Date: Friday, July 26, 2019

Carver Black and Gold Mile run trophiesThe University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine will host the second annual Carver Black and Gold Mile Run from 8 to 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at the university’s Francis X. Cretzmeyer Track, 105 1st Ave. in Coralville.

The event—established to encourage healthy habits and lifestyle choices among medical students as well as health care professionals—is open to Carver College of Medicine students in the college’s MD, PA (physician assistant), and PT (physical therapy) programs. The public is invited to attend the event and cheer on the students.

Scholarship awards will be given to winners in these race categories:

  • Women’s individual one-mile run
  • Men’s individual one-mile run
  • Women’s 4×400 relay
  • Men’s 4×400 relay

Scholarships also will be awarded to students who complete the individual one-mile runs in under 10 minutes.

Registration for the Carver Black and Gold Mile Run is free. 

The public is welcome to donate to the UI Carver College of Medicine General Scholarship Fund in support of the students.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to attend or participate in this program, please contact UI Health Care Marketing and Communications in advance at 1-319-335-8886.