Dawg Dash helps fund UW student scholarships

Former University of Washington athlete Jeremy Taiwo (UW track and field, Team USA decathlete in Rio Olympics), previewed the upcoming Dawg Dash, which raises funds for UW student scholarships.

Former University of Washington athlete Jeremy Taiwo (UW track and field, Team USA decathlete in Rio Olympics), previewed the upcoming Dawg Dash, presented by Alaska Airlines, which raises funds for UW student scholarships.

He also shared more about his experience at the Summer Games in Rio, as well as his family's Olympics connection (His father, Joseph Taiwo, competed in the 1994 Olympics in Los Angeles, and the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul, South Korea).

Dawg Dash takes place on Sunday, October 23, 2016 in Red Square on the University of Washington campus.

Here's the lineup:

7:30 am – Registration/Check in
9:00 am – 5K Run/Walk
9:20 am – 10K run
9:30 am – Post-Dash party in Red Square
10:15 am – Awards ceremony
10:30 am –Husky Pups run (for kids 10 & under)

CLICK HERE for more information, and to register

The event is hosted by the University of Washington Alumni Association, and sponsored by Alaska Airlines.

 

Copyright 2016 KING


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