Orlando, FL – Each year there’s a road race on campus that engages students, alumni, faculty and local runners and walkers. The U Can Finish 5 Mile and 2 Mile Run/Walk presented by AdventHealth is Sunday, October 27 starting at Spectrum Stadium on the UCF campus.
This year more than 3000 runners, walkers and fitness enthusiasts from UCF and the surrounding community are expected on campus to participate in the events including a 2 Mile, 5 Mile and free AdventHealth for Children Kids’ Run for future knights.
Runners and walkers who are up for the Distance Dare can run both the 2 Mile and 5 Mile races to earn the coveted shield and sword finisher’s medal.
Student organizations including sororities, fraternities, sport and service clubs recruit runners and walkers to participate as a team for health, fitness and fundraising benefits in the Student Challenge.
The largest participating student organization is awarded $250 on race day. Past winners of this award include and the UCF Knight Runners, UCF AFROTC, UCF Women’s Rowing.
Registered Student Organizations include:
“What I love about running the U Can Finish race is how it showcases our beautiful campus to runners and walkers in the community while indulging my passion for running,” Josh Dickens, senior from Orlando.
Students, alumni and faculty register at a discounted rate. The top three students and alumni receive recognition at the post race award ceremony. View 2018 race results. The 2 Mile begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by the 5 Mile at 8:00 a.m. The AdventHealth for Children Kids’ Run starts at 9:30 a.m. and is free to children. All events start and finish at Spectrum Stadium.
Proceeds benefit the Track Shack Youth Foundation whose mission is promoting lifelong health and fitness emphasizing youth and running programs in our Central Florida community.
All participants receive a t-shirt, finisher medal, health screenings from AdventHealth and post-race party. Registration is required. More information is available at www.trackshack.com.