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Music Department Hosts Third Annual Musical Miles 5K Race with Record Participation

March 18, 2015


CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A record number of participants entered the Music Department’s third annual Musical Miles 5K Race held on Saturday, March 14. The race started at the Cole Park Amphitheater near downtown Corpus Christi. 

“This year brought in a record number of 145 participants,” said Dr. Mary Thornton, Associate Professor of Music. “Throughout the race, we had six ensembles ranging from string, vocals, and steel drums performing for all the runners.”

Race awards were presented to the top male and female competitors, male and female masters, and various age groups. Proceeds from the race will benefit Department of Music student scholarships.