News Release


The Biggest Loser At-Home Winner to Participate in MMC Riverboat Days 5K Run/Walk

Published Date7\24\2012
Mount Marty College will hold its 13th annual Riverboat Days 5K Run/Walk on August 18, 2012 in historic downtown Yankton. This year's race will also include an appearance by NBC's "The Biggest Loser" Season 8 at-home winner, Rebecca Meyer.

Meyer is currently working on her 50 in 50 by 30 Challenge where she is running 50 races in all 50 states by the time she's 30 (March 15, 2014). She has chosen the MMC Riverboat Days 5k Run as her South Dakota race.

Come run with Rebecca! The race will begin at the intersection of 3rd and Capital in historic downtown Yankton, with the 5K Walk time at 7:15 a.m. and the 5K Run at 8:15 a.m. Awards and door prizes will be given at 9:15 a.m. in the parking lot adjacent to the start/finish line.

The entry fee for registration before July 31 is $15, after July 31 is $20, and race day is $25. Fee includes a MMC Riverboat Days 5K Run/Walk t-shirt.

Registration may be completed online at www.allsportrunning.com. Additional registration forms may be found online at www.mtmc.edu and www.riverboatdays.com.

This annual event is organized and sponsored by Mount Marty College athletics. All proceeds go to support MMC student athletes. For more information, please contact the race director Randy Fischer at 605-270-2066 or at randall.fischer@mtmc.edu.