FMCC schedules alumni events

JOHNSTOWN – As part of Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s 50th anniversary celebration, the college will host a Raiders Reunion Alumni Day on Oct. 12.

The day will kick off with the annual community and alumni 5k run and 1-mile walk, taking place on the perimeter road of the campus beginning at 9 a.m. Registration will be from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m.; the first 100 registered runners and walkers will receive a commemorative T-shirt. A continental breakfast will be provided to all. Medals for winners in several age divisions will be awarded at the conclusion of the race.

For those who register by Friday, the cost to participate will be as follows: runners, $15, walkers, $10; FM alumni runners, $10, FM alumni walkers, $5.

After Friday, the cost for all runners will be $20, and for all walkers it will be $15. To walk or run, participants must complete a race application, which can be found on the college’s website at or by contacting race coordinator Jean Karutis at 736-3622, Ext. 8904, or [email protected].

The schedule for the rest of the day includes a faculty softball game versus the student women’s softball team at 11 a.m.; a women’s basketball alumni game at 1 p.m.; men’s soccer alumni match at 1 p.m.; men’s baseball alumni game at 2 p.m.; men’s basketball alumni game at 3 p.m.; and an alumni reception and campus tours beginning at 4:30 p.m. in Raiders Cove.

Also, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., everyone is invited to a barbecue on the campus quad, with a bounce house for children, face-painting and a DJ. The events will be free and open to the public.

For more details, call Athletic Director Kevin Jones at 736-3622, Ext. 8113, or email him at [email protected].

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