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7th Annual Miner Dash and Family Fitness Fiesta

Sun October 1, 2017 El Paso, TX 79968 US Directions

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The University of Texas at El Paso
500 W University Ave
El Paso, TX US 79968


Open to the entire community, the 8th Annual UTEP Miner Dash (5K Run/3K Walk) and Family Fitness Fiesta is organized by the Department of Kinesiology, the College of Health Sciences, and the UTEP Wellness Program for the El Paso community, and brings awareness to the importance of a healthy lifestyle.

The 5K Run and 3K Walk routes traverse the beautiful UTEP campus with its distinctive Bhutanese-styled architecture. Runners, walkers and people in wheelchairs of all ages can participate. Proceeds from the event benefit the ongoing programs developed by the UTEP Kinesiology Department, among others.

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Packet Pick-Up

Packet Pick-Up will be on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 10:00am-2:00pm in the lobby area of Memorial Gymnasium (101 W. Robinson Ave.).

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Parking and Driving Direction

The Run/Walk Start/Finish area and Family Fitness Fiesta will be located at the beautiful Centennial Plaza in the center of the UTEP campus.  Parking for the event is available off Sun Bowl Drive in Parking Lot S-3.

FROM EASTBOUND I-10:  Exit at Schuster Ave. (Exit 18A) and turn Left for one block to Sun Bowl Dr. Turn Left on Sun Bowl Dr. and then Turn Left into the S-3 parking area.

FROM WESTBOUND I-10:  Exit at Schuster Ave. (Exit 18A) and stay towards the left to merge onto the frontage road.  Continue straight on frontage road (behind parking area), then Turn Right onto University Ave.  Turn right into S-3 parking area.

Once parked, cross Sun Bowl Dr. at the crosswalk and proceed to Centennial Plaza located at the center of campus on University Ave.

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