Mountain Heritage Day 5K Road Race
Mountain Heritage Day
Mountain Heritage Day is "a combination old-fashioned mountain fair and showcase for Southern Appalachian music, arts, dance and song, with the atmosphere of a big family reunion" (see website here). It is always held on the last Saturday of September on the campus of Western Carolina University.
Event management class
The MHD 5K is organized and run by the students in SM 435, Sport Event Management and Sponsorship. This course is part of the required curriculum for Sport Management majors, and the 5K is the signature project in the class. Putting on the race provides an invaluable, experiential learning opportunity for students.
Sport Management Association
The Sport Management Association (SMA, Twitter) is a student-run organization for thost interested in the sport industry. Though primarily sport management majors, it is open to any WCU student. Money raised during the 5K will help fund the SMA Scholarship Fund.
If you have questions or comments, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Dr. David Tyler (email@example.com, 828-283-0203).
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