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Homecoming Town and Gown 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk

Saturday, October 26th 2019
8:00 am - 9:00 am
$10 – $20

Event Description

Come one, come all on Saturday, October 26 for the annual Homecoming Town and Gown 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. Check out the course and a “couch to 5K” training schedule.

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 15. 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 an exclusive race shirt and a goodie bag. Or check out some 5K gear ideas that show Redbird spirit.

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 Engagement or call (309) 438-2586. Make sure to check out all Homecoming 2019 events scheduled throughout October 21-27.

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


Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall
347 S. University Street
Normal, IL