Annual 5K Walk/Run for Scholarships

Help raise scholarship dollars and support for students at MCC!

Runners in the street at the start of the 5k
MCC Foundation 5k Walk/Run for Scholarships

15th Annual 5K Walk/Run for Scholarships

Will be held in-person and virtually.


  • Saturday, October 2, 2021
  • MCC's Brighton Campus, Lot G
  • Check-in 9am.
  • Zumba warm-up 9:30 am.
  • Race starts at 10 am.
  • Timing provided by Robin Hood Racing.
  • USATF certified.
  • There will not be a tailgate party after the walk/run.
  • Register here Fall Open House 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., lot G, food trucks, hay rides, campus tours and more. 
  • All attendees will be required to adhere to current guidelines and/or policies in regard to COVID-19.


  • Saturday and Sunday, October 2-3, 2021
  • Virtual Zumba warm-up. (see video below on race day)
  • Photo contests #showushowyou5K


  • Open to MCC college community, alumni, the Rochester community and beyond.
  • Commemorative vintage T-shirt.
  • Virtual caricature drawings Saturday only.
  • Scholarship drawing and awards will be announced via Facebook live following the walk/run. Visit MCC's Facebook page.
  • There will not be a tailgate party after the walk/run.
  • Post photos to the 5K Facebook event page or to #showushowyou5k
  • Packet pick-up - Thursday, September 30, 12-2pm, Brighton Campus, Room 3-121


Warm up with MCC alumna Maribel Torres ’98

14th Annual 5K Walk/Run for Scholarships Highlights & Links

Facebook Event Page

Photos are searchable at #showushowyou5K

MCC’s first-ever virtual 5K raised $19,300 to support student success.  Thank you to the 26 teams, 250 walkers/runners and 177 donors who participated in the event. 

Congratulations to our ten MCC students who were awarded $500 scholarships:  Mari Oliver, Joanee Burnham, Kaitlynn Redick, Stephanie Drager, Sarah Norton, Joanee Burnham, Biqing Guan, Kaylie Ives, Destiny Young and Kieran Wiesenberg.

Prizes were awarded to the highest fundraisers, for best team spirit and for the best photos.  Special thanks to our sponsors: Tucker Printers, Tees and Specialties and Emergency Power Systems. Additional thanks to:  Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage, Hedonist Artisan Chocolates, Wegmans Food Markets, Ember Woodfire Grill, Joe’s Brooklyn Pizza, Blaze Pizza, Cheesy Eddie’s, MCC Association, Sodexo and MCC Bookstore.

Sodexo logo
MCC Association logo
MCC Tribune photo

Questions or comments?

Email Karen A. Shaw '78, alumni and annual giving coordinator at the MCC Foundation, or call (585) 685-6020.