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Alice Campbell Alumni Center
Welcome to the Eighth Annual Illinois Homecoming 5K Race! Come out on October 9 at 10:00 a.m., rain or shine, to run, jog, walk, or roll from the east end of Anniversary Plaza to the Alice Campbell Alumni Center. Registration opens at 9 a.m. After finishing, they invite you to celebrate at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center with food, drinks, the Marching Illini, and other special guests to kick off Homecoming week! Students, staff, faculty, alumni, community members, Illini fans, and families are all welcomed!
They also have a Virtual Homecoming 5K for those who can’t make it to Champaign-Urbana for the in-person race! This will be open for the entire duration of Homecoming Week, October 9th through October 15th. It should be noted that shirts are not available for the virtual event.
To be guaranteed a race t-shirt for the in-person 5K, please register before 11:59 pm on September 19. Click here to register.
Post Race Fun
Alumni Center Fountain Dyeing, Pancake Breakfast, Special Guests!