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Jumbo Stampede 5k Race - 10/10/09

Jumbo Stampede 5k Race
Saturday, October 10, 2009


Jumbo StampedeRun with the Herd!
Join the stampede in the first annual homecoming 5k Fun Run! Thunder through campus, running past memorable highlights of your Tufts experience: painting the cannon, attending class on the academic quad, cheering on the Jumbos at Ellis Oval, and kissing under Bowen Gate. The Jumbo Stampede is a 5k run that launches you up atop the Hill and then leads you down through campus to the outdoor track, where you’ll finish like a rock star to the cheers of fans in the stands.

Open to students, alumni, faculty, staff and their families, this 5k run is sure to be a spirited sprint into homecoming festivities! Special prizes will be awarded for runners with the most school spirit and the best costume, so dress to impress!

Prizes • Refreshments • Post-race Party • T-shirts* • And More!

$15 for current Tufts students ($20 after 9/25)
$20 for Tufts alumni, faculty, staff & friends ($25 after 9/25)
Register online and find out more at:

Volunteers Needed!
Running not your thing? We’d love to have your help! We’re looking for volunteers to help with registration, staff water stations and manage key positions along the course. Email jumbostampede@tufts.edu or call 1.800.THE-ALUM to sign up.

* All registrants and volunteers will receive a Jumbo Stampede t-shirt. Sign up early to ensure you receive a shirt in your preferred size.


"Running with the PMC has been such a fantastic, wonderful and rewarding experience. It's difficult to describe, but the running is almost secondary."

- Rebecca Boulos, N10

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