Inaugural Jacks on the Run Virtual 5k to support first-generation scholarship fund

The 2021 inaugural Jacks on the Run Virtual 5k, hosted by Miss Arizona Collegiate United States Arianne Yago, will take place the week of March 15-19. Yago, an alumna who works in NAU ITS, created the run to support and raise money for the A. Yago Scholarship Fund, which will benefit first-generation college students at Northern Arizona University.

Yago with promotional bag for runRegistration is required, and the entry fee is $35. The fee is a donation to the scholarship and includes a promotional T-shirt (free shipping to the United States) and bag. Participants are encouraged to invite friends, wear their race gear and share pictures on social media using hashtags #jacksontherun, #missazcollegiateus and tag @missazcollegiateus on Facebook and Instagram.

Every runner will be entered to win First-Generation Apple Airpods, and additional award categories such as most social shares and most miles run or walked, also will receive prizes.

Registration is through the Jacks on the Run Virtual 5k Eventbrite webpage. To donate directly to the fund, visit the NAU Foundation webpage and select A. Yago Scholarship. For questions, email Yago at