Campus Recreation to Host Second Annual Homecoming 5k Run and Walk

Campus Recreation to Host Second Annual Homecoming 5k Run and Walk

ATHENS, OH (September 20, 2018) ― Current and former Bobcats, along with Athens community members, are invited to kick off their OHIO Homecoming celebration with the Campus Recreation’s second annual Homecoming 5K Fun Run and Walk.

The Homecoming 5k Fun Run and Walk begins at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20 on the front lawn of the Charles J. Ping Recreation Center.

The course follows the Hocking Adena bikeway along the University’s golf course, allowing for strollers and pets. Individuals of all ages and fitness levels are encouraged to attend.

Early registration for the 5K is underway and runs through Sept. 29 at https://www.recshop.ohio.edu/. Attendees that register early will receive a free race t-shirt and $5 off registration.

Standard registration will continue online through race day. Standard registration costs $20 for OHIO students, $25 for faculty, staff and alumni, and $30 for community members. On-site registration will open at 6:30 a.m. on race day.

All proceeds from this event will fund professional development opportunities for OHIO Campus Recreation student employees. For more information about the Homecoming 5K Fun Run and Walk, visit https://www.recshop.ohio.edu/.  To see a full schedule of OHIO Homecoming events, visit https://www.ohio.edu/homecoming/.