The 8th annual UMW 5K Run was held on September 22, 2012 as part of the UMW Family Weekend Program. The race kicked off at 7:30 a.m. Saturday morning with a field of 134 runners that included 6 faculty members, 20 graduates, 35 parents, and 18 students.
The course included a scenic run through the heart of the UMW campus and the surrounding neighborhoods. Zachary Minter was the top finisher (19:27), followed by Jason McCormack (19:55) and Aaron Kota (20:06).
The top female finishers were Katie Dye (20:33) and sisters Allison Meyer (21:50) and Michaela Meyer (23:00).
In addition to the great time had by the runners and family members, lots of shoes were collected for the One World Running organization which collects shoes and sends them to Third World countries.