Lace up your running shoes for URI Alumni Association 5K road race Oct. 8
Dave Lavallee, 401-874-5862
KINGSTON, R.I. -- September 20, 2005 -- The University of Rhode Island Alumni Association will hold its 5th Annual 5K Road Race on Saturday, Oct. 8 starting at 9 a.m. The race will begin and end at the new Alumni Center, 73 Upper College Road, on the Kingston Campus.
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Alumni Center. Runners and walkers are invited to participate. The first 100 to register will receive a 2005 Homecoming 5K long-sleeved T-shirt.
The race will take participants on a U.S. Track & Field-certified 5K route around the campus. Awards will be given to the top male and female finishers in the following categories: URI alumnus/alumna; URI faculty/staff; URI students; youths (17 and under); and open division.
Awards will be distributed and refreshments will be available immediately following the race.
Entry cost is $14 per person if registered on-line; cost is $18 per person via mail, fax, or on the day of the race. To register online, go to http://advance.uri.edu/alumni/events/homecoming.
For more information, directions or to receive an application by mail, call 874-2242 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.