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August 26, 2013

MISSOULA – The Diploma Dash, a fun run/walk for student scholarships, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at the University of Montana.

Sponsored by UM’s Staff Senate, the dash will start at the Van Buren Street footbridge. Distances are 5K or one mile. The event costs $20 for University students and $25 for non-students. Entry for children 12 and under is $10 and does not include a T-shirt. Stroller riders and leashed dogs are free.

Prizes will be offered for the best costume and most-spirited runner. Registrants also will be eligible to win UM football Homecoming game tickets.       

The Diploma Dash registration form is online at Send registration forms and payment to UM Staff Senate, Physical Plant 135F, Missoula, MT 59812. Make checks out to UM Staff Senate. Postmark registrations by Sept. 1 to guarantee a Diploma Dash T-shirt.

The 30-member Staff Senate facilitates communication and cooperation between the UM administration and non-academic staff at the University. For more information call the Staff Senate at 406-243-5422 or email



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Contact: UM Staff Senate, Staff Senate , 406-243-5422,