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2016 Town and Gown 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

Saturday, October 8th 2016
8:00 am - 10:00 am

Event Description

2016 Town and Gown 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
Saturday, October 8, 2016
8 a.m. 5K start. 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk begins immediately after.

5K entry fee: $20/person
1 Mile Fun Run/Walk entry fee: $10 for all ages; runners, run/walkers, and walkers are welcome. There is no charge for small children in strollers.

Online registration is available at Alumni.IllinoisState.edu/5K until October 5 at 4:30 p.m. Once online registration closes, participants may register in person at the Alumni Center (Monday through Friday between 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at 1101 N. Main St.)or by calling 309-438-2586.
Register the day of the race on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 7-7:45 a.m. at the Student Fitness Center (347 S. University).

Friday, October 7 from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. in the Kasten room of the Alumni Center or Saturday, October 8 from 7-7:45 a.m. at the Student Fitness Center

Prizes will be awarded to the overall 5K male and female winners, as well as the top three male and female finishers in each age division: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over, and overall male and female wheel chair racers

5K and 1 Mile Fun Run participants who register by September 15 will receive a short-sleeve dri-fit shirt and a race packet. Shirts are unisex sizing.
When registering online, please indicate preferred shirt size, gender, and date of birth by selecting ‘Preferences’ from the drop down on the left and then entering text in the box on the right.

The 5K Run and the 1 Mile Fun Run will begin outside the Student Fitness Center and end on the Quad. Routes can be found at Homecoming.IllinoisState.edu.

There will be one water stop during the 5K run and refreshments available afterwards for all run/walk participants, courtesy of the Town of Normal.

The 5K will be chip timed, courtesy of It’s Race time, Inc.

No pets please.

Sorry, no refunds.

Parking is available in the South University Street Parking Garage.

If you will need special accommodations, please contact the event organizer.


Alumni Engagement
(309) 438-2586