Homecoming 5K and parade registration now openK-State
Philanthropy 5K Race
|The annual Homecoming 5K race
will begin at the K-State Alumni Center, at 17th Street and Anderson
Avenue. (Photo: David
Registration for the 11th annual Homecoming 5K is now open. The race will take
place Sunday, Oct. 20, and will benefit the Manhattan Veterans
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
Parade and Pep Rallywww.k-state.com/parade
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.
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
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.
registration is open now until 5 p.m. Oct. 11.