2004 10th Annual Dusty 5K Run/Walk Set Saturday at TAMIU

10th Annual Dusty 5K Run/Walk Set Saturday at TAMIU

The 10th anniversary celebration of Texas A&M International University's Dusty 5K Run and Walk is this Saturday, Oct. 30.

Monies raised help support University student scholarships.

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.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information Services at pais@tamiu.edu