Get Ready to Run: Santo De Mayo 5K
By Sheryl E. Taylor
It’s time again for the annual Santo De Mayo 5K Run or Walk! Presented by University of Houston-Downtown (UHD), runners and walkers can join fellow Houstonians on Sunday, May 5 at Saint Arnold Brewing Company (2000 Lyons Ave)—Texas’ oldest craft brewery.
As sponsor, UHD is offering discounts for runners who are students, faculty, staff and alumni. Use the following codes to receive a 15 percent discount off of registration fees.:
- Students use code: UHDGATOR
- Alumni use code: UHDALUMNI
- Faculty/Staff use code: UHDSTAFF
To ensure the continued success of this event, UHD is seeking 100 volunteers—faculty, staff, students and alumni. Students who are interested can earn volunteer hours. If interested in volunteering, sign up today!
The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.
As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by Interim President Dr. Antonio D. Tillis. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 51,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College).
UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.