Roseburg community remembers UCC tragedy ahead of 3rd anniversary

The Umpqua Strong Run/Walk is happening Saturday, followed by a day of remembrance event at UCC on Monday.

Posted: Sep 28, 2018 7:32 PM
Updated: Oct 1, 2018 6:41 AM

ROSEBURG, Ore. – Monday marks the third anniversary of the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College on Oct. 1, 2015, and the Roseburg community is remembering the tragedy with a series of events.

Saturday is the third annual Umpqua Strong Run/Walk, with all funds raised going to the Umpqua Strong charity.

The race starts at 10 a.m. in Stewart Park. Registration is now closed.

The run/walk will be followed by a concert starting at noon featuring the music of Colton Dixon.

On Monday, UCC will be holding a day of remembrance event to remember the nine people who were killed in the shooting.

There will be an event at 10:15 a.m. that is only open to the UCC community. A gathering around the campus flag pole will be open to the entire community from sunrise to sunset.

KEZI 9 News This Morning will be live from UCC on Monday starting at 5 a.m. as the community honors the victims.

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