Homecoming 5K and parade registration now open

K-State Alumni Communications
The annual Homecoming 5K race will begin at the K-State Alumni Center, at 17th Street and Anderson Avenue. (Photo: David Mayes)

All-University Homecoming Philanthropy 5K Race
Registration for the 11th annual Homecoming 5K is now open. The race will take place Sunday, Oct. 20, and will benefit the Manhattan Veterans Center. 

The annual Homecoming 5K Race is an All-University Philanthropy event open to students, alumni and the public. 

Priority registration is open until Oct. 10. All applicants must register by Oct. 16. Race packet pickup will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 18 and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Oct. 20.

Awards will be presented at 11 a.m. after the race.

Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally
The Homecoming parade will take place on Friday, Oct. 25, beginning at 5 p.m. Each year, K-Staters are selected to serve as grand marshals. K-State students show off their parade entries and Homecoming-themed floats throughout downtown Manhattan and Aggieville. The parade route begins at Manhattan Town Center and ends at City Park.

Because of construction on Poyntz Avenue, this year's parade route will differ from years past. Please view the parade route map at www.k-state.com/parade.

Immediately following the parade, join K-Staters for the spirit-filled pep rally at the Larry Norvell Band Shell in City Park. Also, theK-State Pep Band, cheerleaders, Classy Cats and Willie will be on hand to rev the crowd for Saturday's football game against West Virginia. 

The winners of each Homecoming event and the overall Homecoming winners for each category will be announced at the pep rally.

Parade registration is open now until 5 p.m. Oct. 11.

Find the full schedule of events at www.k-state.com/HomecomingEvents13

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