Registration open for Homecoming parade, 5K run/walkK-State
|The annual Homecoming 5K
run/walk will begin at the K-State Alumni Center, 17th Street and Anderson
Avenue. (Photo: David Mayes)|
alumni and friends are invited to celebrate K-State Homecoming 2014: Coast to
Coast from Oct. 19 through 25. The weeklong celebration
includes a variety of events that
celebrate the tradition and pride of K-State.
Registration for the
Homecoming Philanthropy 5K Run/Walk and Homecoming parade entries are
open. Homecoming Philanthropy 5K Run/Walk
annual Homecoming Philanthropy 5K Run/Walk is open to students, alumni and the
public. The 12th annual event will take place at 10 a.m. Oct. 19 and
will benefit Special Olympics Kansas. The USATF-certified 5K course begins and
ends at the K-State Alumni Center. Registration
for the 5K run/walk is now
open. Registrations are due Oct. 9. Race packet pickup will be from 2 to 5
p.m. Oct. 17 and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Oct. 19 at the Alumni Center.
Awards will be presented at 11 a.m. after the race at the Alumni
Parade and Pep Rallywww.k-state.com/parade
The 2014 Homecoming parade will take place Oct. 24 beginning at 5 p.m. at
Manhattan Town Center and ending at City Park.
students show off their parade entries and
Homecoming-themed floats throughout downtown Manhattan and Aggieville. The
parade also features prominent K-Staters, student organizations, local and
out-of-state businesses and organizations, city and county officials, and more.
to be in the parade is open until 5 p.m.
K-State alumni, former Wildcat football standouts and brothers
Kevin Lockett (father of Tyler Lockett, current K-State football wide receiver)
and Aaron Lockett (uncle of Tyler Lockett) will serve as grand marshals for the
Immediately following the parade,
join fellow K-State fans
for the spirit-filled pep rally
at the Larry Norvell Band Shell in City Park.
Pep Band, cheerleaders, Classy Cats and
Willie the Wildcat will be on hand to rev the crowd for Saturday's football game
The winners of each Homecoming event and the overall
Homecoming winners for each category will be announced at the pep rally.