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Registration open for Homecoming 2017 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk

People running over start line

Reggie gives high-fives to runners at the Homecoming 2016 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk

Leave (or start) a running legacy during Homecoming 2017: Building a Legacy at the 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk. This year the 5K will feature a new course too! The race will take off at the Student Fitness Center and make its way through Uptown Normal and around campus. One water stop will be set on the course, and refreshments will be available afterward for all run/walk participants.

When: 8 a.m., Saturday, October 21
Where: Start line at the Student Fitness Center

This year’s early bird registration cost is $15 for those who register before September 27. After the 27th, the fee will increase to $20. Online registration is available until 4:30 p.m. October 18. Once online registration closes, participants may register in person at the Alumni Center. The cost for those interested in the 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk is $10.

Participants who register before September 27 will receive a short-sleeve, Dri-Fit shirt and a goodie bag.

Redbirds don’t have to be an avid runner to enjoy this event as it is open to all ages and levels. For more information, email Alumni Relations or call (309) 438-2586. Make sure to check out all Homecoming 2017 events scheduled throughout October 16–22.

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