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Registration open for Homecoming 2019 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk

Reggie Redbird at the start line of the Homecoming 5K in 2018

Come one, come all to Homecoming 2019’s 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk. 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 26
Where: Start line at the Student Fitness Center

This year’s early bird registration cost is $15 for those who register by September 26. After the 26th, the fee will increase to $20. Online registration is available until 4:30 p.m. October 15. Once online registration closes, participants may register in person at the Alumni Center through Friday, October 25 at 4:30 p.m. The cost for those interested in the 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk is $10.

Participants who register by September 26 will receive a long-sleeved commemorative 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 2019 events scheduled throughout October 21-27.

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