On your mark … get set … go!

Large student turnout expected for Carver Black and Gold Mile Run Sept. 15.

A total of 230 UI Carver College of Medicine students are registered for the second annual Carver Black and Gold Mile Run, which will begin at 8 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at the university’s Francis X. Cretzmeyer Track, 105 1st Ave. in Coralville.

The event—open to students in the college’s MD, PA (physician assistant), and PT (physical therapy) programs—was established to encourage healthy habits and lifestyle choices.

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 run in under 10 minutes.

The Carver Black and Gold Mile Run is free and open to the public. UI Health Care faculty and staff are welcome to come and cheer on the runners. If you cannot attend the event but wish to support the students, consider a donation to the UI Carver College of Medicine General Scholarship Fund.

Registration for the Carver Black and Gold Mile Run remains open to Carver College of Medicine students.