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Raising Money for Southeast Portland Elementary Schools

Portland, Ore (August 25, 2015)—Lace up your sneakers and join the annual Reed College 5K FUNd Run/Walk on Saturday, September 26, to support southeast Portland’s elementary schools. One-hundred percent of the registration fees go directly to Duniway, Grout, Lewis, Llewellyn, and Woodstock.

Fundraising is a vital component of any school’s budget. Last year’s event raised nearly $10,000, helping more than 2,000 children.

“Organizing a FUNd Run/Walk for neighborhood schools is a great example of coming together as a community to support education,” said John Kroger, Reed College president.

“In addition to the generous donation resulting from the FUNd Run/Walk, the event provides an opportunity for families to learn about the many educational programs Reed offers,” said Tim Lauer, principal at Lewis Elementary, “For a lot of our students, attending a community program at Reed is their first time on a college campus."

Reed College 5K FUNd Run/Walk for Neighborhood Schools

Location: Reed College Quad, 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland

Date: Saturday, September 26, 2015

Times: 9 a.m.: 5K run/walk start — 9:30–11:30 a.m.: free pancake breakfast, campus tours, kids activities, and award ceremony

Registration: Early (until September 7): $25, Regular (September 8–26): $30, Youth (15 & under): $15, Reed students (code required): $15

Free: Register by September 7 to receive a race t-shirt. Pancake breakfast and activities are free to all who attend.


This event is open to community members of all ages and abilities. We invite the entire community to cheer on participants, join us for a free pancake breakfast, or volunteer to support the run/walk and tour Reed’s beautiful campus.

Reed College would like to thank its cosponsors:

Bon Appetit Management Company

Pace Setter Athletic

Laurelwood Public House & Brewery

The Sellwood Bee

Reverend's BBQ

Attorney Steve Smucker, Esq.

New Seasons Market

Registering for the Reed College 5K FUNd Run/Walk is easy. Log on to for more information.