Runners: Register Now for Cap and Gown 5K Run/Walk at MxCC

May 5, 2017 – The Middlesex Community College Foundation invites local runners to participate in the 14th Annual Cap and Gown 5K Run/Walk to be held on Friday, May 12, 2017, at the MxCC Middletown campus on 100 Training Hill Road. Race-day registration begins at 4:30 p.m., with a free Kids Fun Run starting at 5:30 p.m. The USATF certified 5K will begin at 6 p.m.

Register online at Enter before May 9 and pay only $20. After May 9 through race day, the entry fee will be $25. MxCC student fee is $15. Kids Run is free. Prizes will be awarded to overall champions (men and women), alumni, students, faculty/staff winners (men and women), and the top three men and women in each age division of the 5K. The awards ceremony will be held at 6:45 p.m.

The scenic 5K run/walk (3.1 miles) follows along beautiful tree-lined roads along the reservoirs behind the Middletown campus. Free tank tops will be given to the first 100 registrants. And MxCC’s 50th anniversary celebration continues with a DJ, photo booth, temporary tattoos, pizza, goodies and fun for all! Race is chip-timed by Empire Timing Co. Cap and gown costumes are welcome with prizes for the best ones.

Volunteers are also needed. Help out with setup, registration, cheering on participants, and more. Sign up at

For questions, please email or call 860-343-5869.

Read more in the Middletown Press.