10th Annual Dusty 5K Run/Walk Set October 30 at TAMIU
The early entry countdown is on for the 10th anniversary celebration
of Texas A&M International University's Dusty 5K Run and Walk on Saturday,
Monies raised help support University student scholarships.
Early Registration Entry fees prior to Oct. 27 deadline are as follows:
professional runners, $25; amateur runners, $20; 5K walkers, $10. After
Oct. 27, entry fees will be $35 for professional runners, $30 for amateur
runners and $15 for 5K walkers.
Cash prizes awarded in the professional category for men and women include
$500 for first place, $300 for second and $200 for third. Trophies will
be awarded to the top three finishers in the amateur category. Certificates
will be provided to all walkers. All Dusty 5K Run and Walk participants
receive a TAMIU Dustdevil T-shirt.
This year's Run and Walk is sponsored by Constructors.
TAMIU's Men's Basketball Coach, Tarvish Felton, is helping to coordinate
the Run and Walk.
Highlighting the event is a Health Fair presented by Laredo Medical
Center featuring body mass index and blood pressure screenings and information
on cancer awareness, rehabilitation and physical therapy, among others.
Registration begins at 7 a.m. on the lobby side of the Sue and Radcliffe
Killam Library. The event starts at 8 a.m.
For additional information and registration, please contact the Office
for Institutional Advancement at 326.2175.
Register online or download a form at http://www.tamiu.edu/adminis/vpia/specialevents/sv.htm.
University office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.
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