2017 DECA 5K Run/Walk Raises $27,000 for MDA & DECA’s Scholarship Fund

The 2017 DECA International Career Development Conference kicked off this morning with the annual #DECAICDC community service activity, the DECA 5K Run/Walk.

Over 1,000 runners and walkers came out to Angels Stadium for the conference 5K.

The proceeds from this #DECAICDC community service activity benefitted DECA’s Scholarship Fund and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).

DECA is pleased to announce that this year’s event raised $27,000!

In addition to the traditional 5K Run/Walk, this year’s event included a festival style experience for those who wanted to support the event without running or walking.

Highlights from the festival included:

  • Warm-up session and barbell competition from the U.S. Army
  • High impact exercise class by Theory Orange Fitness
  • Music/DJ provided by MDA
  • Swag from other sponsors

A huge THANK YOU to all the participants and sponsors:

  • Chipotle Mexican Grill
  • DECA Images
  • Hyatt Regency – Anaheim
  • Intuit
  • Johnson & Wales University
  • Lead2Feed
  • Liberty University
  • Marriott International, Inc.
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • National Apartment Association Education Institute
  • National Student Leadership Conference
  • Otis Spunkmeyer, Inc. an ARYZTA Brand
  • Orange Theory Fitness
  • PepsiCo Chilled DSD
  • Portofina Inn & Suites at Anaheim Resort
  • UNCG-Bryan School of Business & Economics
  • Residence Inn at Anaheim Resort
  • SparklingICE
  • Springhill Suites at Anaheim Resort
  • Suffolk University
  • US Army
  • Vector Marketing
  • Walgreens

Be sure to see the official race results and find out what time you finished the #DECAICDC 5K Run/Walk here.

Mark your calendar now for next year’s #DECAICDC 5K Run/Walk in Atlanta, Ga., on April 21, 2018.

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