BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo School of Dental
Medicine is gearing up for its second annual Run for Smiles 5K
race. Last year’s inaugural race helped raise thousands to
benefit outreach programs at the dental school.
WHEN: Saturday, April 20 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: UB’s South Campus—the run begins and
ends in front of the Health Sciences Library.
WHY: Run for Smiles serves to raise awareness to members
of the Western New York community about making UB their dental
home. Funds raised by the race will go to UB CARES (Counseling,
Advocacy, Referral, Education, Service), a program at the dental
school that works to break down barriers to patient dental
The run will also benefit BOCA (Buffalo Outreach and Community
Assistance), a student-run group that provides free dental
treatment in many locations throughout the world.
Tents with food, beverages and live music will be available for
a post-race celebration in the Squire Quad facing the finish line.
There will also be awards and trophies for top finishers in their
REGISTRATION: Registration on April 19 and April 20 will
cost $25. Race T-shirts will go to the first 500 applicants. Packet
pick-up and in-person registration will be available on April 19
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and before the race on April 20.
To register online, go to: https://reg.scorethis.com/regx/step1.jsp?eventID=1217
For specific questions about the race, send email to email@example.com.
The race can also be followed on:
- Facebook at UB Run for Smiles 5k
- Twitter @UBRunForSmiles
A map of the South Campus route is available at: