Matt’s Run is a campus tradition that celebrates communications student Matthew Myers and raises money for student scholarships. After Matt’s death in 2005, his family wanted to honor his passion for serving others and inspire others. The 5k unites hundreds of people to run, walk and raise money for student scholarships.
Matt’s Run is an annual campus tradition that celebrates the life of Matthew Myers and raises money for student scholarships. Run past Cal Poly Pomona’s scenic landscape, which includes citrus groves, historic buildings, and pastures for cows, goats, sheep and Arabian horses.
The registration fee is $20 for students and $35 for general registration. Day of event registration is an additional $5. All pre-registered participants will receive a custom event T-shirt, race bib, logo item, water and snacks after the race.
Matthew Myers was a communications student who died in 2005 after a car struck him on campus. He was an avid runner, and the 5K run/walk is designed to bring the community together to keep his memory and passion alive.
Pre-Registered runners should pick up their race bibs in Parking Lot F8 on the Oak Lane side. Day-of-event registration (late registration) takes place at the W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center on Kellogg Drive.
Stretch and warm up for the race with the Cal Poly Pomona Bronco Fitness Center.
Walk, jog or run the 5K through Cal Poly Pomona’s scenic campus.
The top finishers from each age category will be awarded. Also, the Matt’s Run scholarship winners will be recognized. The ceremony takes place at the W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center.