DECA 5K Kicks off ICDC 2018

Saturday morning kicked off the 2018 #DECAICDC community service activity, DECA 5K run/walk. Almost 1,100 runners and walkers came out on the International Plaza at the Georgia World Congress Center for the 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 $20,000!

In addition to the traditional 5K Run/Walk, the 2018 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 Army
  • Line dances
  • Music/DJ provided by MDA
  • Water/Bananas from Costco Business Center
  • Muffins from Otis Spunkmeyer
  • Swag from other sponsors

Awards were given to the top overall male and female runners as well as the most spirited, courtesy of MDA.

  • Top Male: Dillon Fields, Virginia, 17:00
  • Top Female: Emma Squires, MI, 21:53


A huge THANK YOU to all the participants and sponsors:

  • Costco Business Center
  • Edge Productions
  • Freeman
  • Holiday Inn Express Atlanta
  • Johnson & Wales University
  • Lead2Feed
  • Legacy Ventures Hotel (Embassy Suites Downtown, The American Hotel A Doubletree by Hilton, The Hilton Garden Inn Downtown, The Glenn Hotel and Indigo Downtown Atlanta)
  • Marriott International, Inc.
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • National Apartment Association Education Institute
  • Otis Spunkmeyer, Inc. an ARYZTA Brand
  • PepsiCo Chilled
  • Suffolk University
  • US Army
  • Vector Marketing

Mark your calendar now for next year’s #DECAICDC community service activity in Orlando, Florida, April 27, 2019.

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