April 23, 2014

Austin College Alumni Board Set to Host "A" Run for 'Roos 5K and Fun Run

The Austin College Athletics Alumni Board is set to put on “A” Run for ‘Roos, a 5K and Fun Run that will be taking place on May 10. The run will be held at Myers Park in McKinney.

Registration for “A” Run for ‘Roos is now open, with the 1-mile Fun Run taking place at 8:00 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, May 10 while the 5K run/walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. Age groups include 12 and under, 13-14, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60 and over, with cash prizes given to the overall male and female winners and medals given to the top five male and female contestants in each age group.

The cost to sign up is $30 for early registration for the 5K, with early registration ending on March 31 at 11:59 p.m. Anyone who wishes to sign up after that time will have an entry fee of $40. For the 1-mile Fun Run, registration is $15, and for a 5K team of 10 people or more, the cost is $20 per person. Registration ends on Thursday, May 8 at 11:59 p.m.

All proceeds for this event will go to a gift toward development of all athletics programs in the Austin College athletics department. You can register online for the "A" Run for 'Roos.

Austin College athletic teams participate as a member of the NCAA Division III and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.

About Austin College

Austin College is a leading national independent residential liberal arts college located north of Dallas in Sherman, Texas. Founded in 1849, making it the oldest institution of higher education in Texas operating under original charter and name, the college is related by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (USA). Recognized nationally for academic excellence in the areas of international education, pre-professional training, and leadership studies, Austin College is one of 40 schools profiled in Loren Pope’s influential book Colleges that Change Lives.