RAPID CITY, S.D. (March 21, 2014) – Sporting St. Patty’s Day
fare and the luck of the Irish, runners will go for the (pot of) gold at the 8th
annual South Dakota School of Mines American Institute of Chemical Engineers
(AlChE) Dublin Dash on Saturday, March 22.
Beginning at 9 a.m. on the School of Mines campus quad,
runners will complete a 5K course ending with a post-race ceremony at Dublin
Square in Downtown Rapid City. Prizes will be awarded to individuals and groups
with the most original costumes.
Entry is open to the public and runners may preregister at
The Runner’s Shop, the School of Mines Department of Chemical & Biological
Engineering for $20 per person, with a $5 discount for students. Race-day registration
begins at 8 a.m. and is $20 for students and $25 for community participants.
The main fundraiser for the School of Mines AlChE, the
Dublin Dash designates proceeds to Mines students attending the national and
regional conferences for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers,
community outreach efforts and student scholarships.
Founded in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines &
Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid
City, S.D., offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university
enrolls 2,640 students from 45 states and 37 countries, with a
student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1. The average starting salary for graduates is
$62,400 with a 98 percent placement rate. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/sdsmt and on
Twitter at https://twitter.com/sdsmt.