Run for the money May 6 at the UAB National Alumni Society’s Scholarship Run 5K/10K

Register now for the UAB National Alumni Society’s 10th annual Scholarship Run 5K/10K. More than $65,000 was raised last year for student scholarships.

nas run 2016Run to raise money for student scholarships Friday, May 6, when the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s National Alumni Society hosts its 10th annual Scholarship Run 5K/10K, presented by VIVA Health.

In 2015, more than 500 people helped the NAS raise more than $65,000 for UAB student scholarships at the ninth annual Scholarship Run.

The race will begin and end at the UAB National Alumni Society House, 1301 10th Ave. South. Registration for both the 5K and 10K races is $25 until March 31; $30 through May 4; and $35 the day of the race. All proceeds will benefit UAB student scholarships. Event-day registration will open at 4 p.m., and the race will begin at 6 p.m.

Register online or download the race entry form online.

This family-friendly event includes a fun, post-race party at 6:30. The party is free for participants and $10 for additional guests, with dinner included. The awards ceremony will take place at 8 p.m. or as soon as the race is completed. Awards will be given for First Place Overall Male and Female in both the 5K and 10K, and the Top Male and Female by age categories in both the 5K and 10K.

The UAB NAS is a nonprofit organization that provides an outlet for graduates to network and give back to their alma mater. This year, the NAS will award more than $775,000 in scholarships, gifts and grants to the university. Providing much-needed scholarship assistance to UAB students is a valuable way for the NAS to significantly affect the lives of future graduates. Community support will allow the NAS to provide even more opportunities for students, faculty, staff and alumni.

  • May 6