Posted on 31 January 2014
Put your graphic design and illustration techniques to use, and you could win a $100 gift certificate to the UM Bookstore. The University of Miami’s Herbert Wellness Center is sponsoring a T-shirt design competition for the 2014 Mercedes Benz Corporate Run/Walk. Employees and students from all UM campuses can enter the competition. The winning design will be featured on the official green Team UM dri-fit shirts that will be worn by hundreds of UM participants during the event, scheduled for Thursday, April 24, at 5:30 p.m. at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami. Team UM’s theme for this year’s Corporate Run/Walk: A Stronger U.
All submissions must:
• Include the theme A Stronger U, Team UM, and Corporate Run 2014.
• Use only the colors orange and white in the design (the dri-fit shirt is green).
• Fit within a 12-inch wide by 15-inch tall space.
• Be submitted in a PDF file format.
• Be emailed to email@example.com by 5 p.m. on Friday, February 28.
In addition to a $100 gift card to the UM Bookstore, the winner will receive a framed Team UM Corporate Run/Walk T-shirt signed by President Donna E. Shalala. If you have any questions, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted on 23 January 2014
Put on your running shoes and join Team UM for an evening of healthy fun with friends and colleagues. The Corporate Run/Walk, a 5K (3.1-mile) race around downtown Miami, takes place on Thursday, April 24, at 5:30 p.m., from Bayfront Park, with all Team UM proceeds benefiting the United Way of Miami-Dade. Immediately following the race, visit the Team UM tent for food, games, prizes, and more.
Be one of the first 800 employees to join Team UM and receive $15 off the $40 registration fee, courtesy of Well ’Canes, plus an official Team UM dry fit shirt. In addition, if you are a participant in the Well ‘Canes Incentives Program, you will receive 250 points toward your incentives goal.
The registration deadline is March 27. For more information about the Corporate Run/Walk, click here or visit miami.edu/corporaterun. For more information about Well ’Canes, visit miami.edu/wellcanes.
Posted on 31 January 2013
Participants at last year’s Corporate Run/Walk sport their Team UM T-shirts.
Put your graphic design and illustration techniques to use, and you could win a $100 gift certificate to the UM Bookstore. The University of Miami’s Herbert Wellness Center is sponsoring a T-shirt design competition for the 2013 Mercedes Benz Corporate Run/Walk. Employees and students from all UM campuses can enter the T-shirt design competition. The winning design will be featured on the official Team UM dri-fit shirts that will be worn by hundreds of UM participants during the event, scheduled for Thursday, April 25 at 5:30 p.m. at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami. Team UM’s theme for this year’s Corporate Run/Walk: ’Canes Reign. Continue Reading
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Posted on 27 April 2012
Clad in Hurricane green and orange, hundreds of University of Miami employees laced up their sneakers on April 26 and hit the ground running for the 2012 Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run in downtown Miami. With 890 registered participants, UM doubled its participation over last year’s event. The UM contingent was among the 22,640 participants and 830 companies registered for the run.
The team of runners and walkers from the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science captured the inaugural President’s Cup Office Challenge, which honors the largest UM team in the run. Human Resources and the School of Law came in second and third, respectively.
Here’s a look at individual UM winners in different age categories, with their times listed in brackets:
29 and under: David Magida [17:17]
30-39 years: Eli Stiers [19:04]
40-49 years: Rodovaldo Lopez [21:35]
50 and above: Jeffrey Stern [23:42]
29 and under: Kamila Orlova [21:03]
30-39 years: Ha Green [23:05]
40-49 years: Han Tran [22:39]
50 and above: Paquita Zuidema [26:41]
Posted on 26 April 2013
Employees and students from across the University donned running shoes and shorts on April 25 and took to the streets of downtown Miami for the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run, an event popularly known as Miami’s largest office party.
About 850 members of the University community participated in the event, many of them as team members from different UM departments, divisions, and units. Partners in Excellence—co-captained by Melissa Cabezas (Human Resources), David Siqueiros (Facilities Administration), and Alina Sanchez-Garcia (Medical Human Resources)—won the Department of Wellness and Recreation’s President’s Cup Challenge for having the largest team (83 members).
Team UM award winners for best finishing times included:
29 and under: Christian Cruz (19:27), Jenni Vanos (20:00)
30-39 years: Markus Wagner (21:07), Maricarmen Saleta (22:32)
40-49 years: Antoni Barrientos (21:02), Sharon Andrade-Bucknor (28:19)
50 and over: Wayne Balkan (25:56), Lesley Klein (28:22)