MCC Hosts 5K Race & Walk

(Bradenton, Fla., Jan. 4, 2008) - The Manatee Community College (MCC) Athletics Program will sponsor its Second Annual 5K Race, Run & Walk on Saturday, Jan. 12. Races begin and end at the Hal Chasey Gymnasium at MCC Bradenton, located off 60th Avenue West between 26th Street West and 34th Street West. The 5K Race begins at 8 a.m. and a Mile Run and Walk begins at 9 a.m. Awards will be presented to winners in gender- and age-based categories.

Fees for the races are $20 and may be paid on the day of the races. Proceeds will go to MCC student scholarships and the Police Athletic League in Manatee and Sarasota counties.

Free T-shirts will be provided to the first 350 preregistered entrants. Post-race refreshments will be served. For more information, call Mike Riley, MCC athletic director, at (941) 752-5261. Entrants may register online through Jan. 9 at

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