Mines News

Release Date Wednesday, August 29, 2018

SD Mines Hosts 8th Annual Homecoming Week Run in Honor of the late President Wharton

Early registration for the Wharton Challenge 5k run can be made at the CAMP office in the Civil Mechanical building at Mines or online here.

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology’s Center of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing and Production (CAMP) program will hold the 8th annual Wharton Challenge 5k run on Saturday, Sept. 15. The event was first held in 2011, and then renamed in 2012 after the passing of then SD Mines President Robert Wharton.  He had a passion for many outdoor adventures including running.

Registration is from 8-9 a.m., with the race starting at 9 a.m. The race begins at Memorial Park in Rapid City, and ends in the Quad in the center of the Mines campus. Registration is $20 and there are handmade trophies for every division, and fun swag for participants plus other door prizes.  

Early registration can be made at the CAMP office in the Civil Mechanical building at Mines or online here.

 

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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 2,654 students with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1. The SD School of Mines placement rate for graduates is 97 percent, with an average starting salary of more than $61,300. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu and on  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Snapchat

Contact: Charles Michael Ray, 605-394-6082, Charles.Ray@sdsmt.edu