BROWNWOOD – September 20, 2018 – Howard Payne University’s Alumni Association will host a 5K race on Saturday, November 3, in conjunction with the university’s Homecoming activities. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Alumni Association Scholarship Fund and student and alumni programming.
Most of the 3.1-mile course runs along Brownwood’s Camp Bowie Walking Trail and begins at Festival Park located at 3206 Milam Drive. Participants are invited to walk or run during the event.
Entry fees are $30 if paid through 6 p.m. on November 2 or $35 on race day (cash or check only at the event). HPU students pay a discounted price of $15 in advance or $20 on race day. To register in advance, visit www.hputx.edu/homecoming. The race begins at 7:45 a.m. on November 3.
Awards will be presented to the top overall male and female as well as to top participants in various age groups.
“We look forward to welcoming members of the community along with HPU students, alumni and personnel,” said Matthew Haynie ’09, president of the Alumni Association. “Whether you prefer to walk or run, all are invited and sure to have a good time.”
HPU Homecoming 2018 – The Carnival of Blue and Gold – will be held November 2-3. A variety of events, including the 5K, are open to the community. For more information, visit www.hputx.edu/homecoming.
Attached: Map showing the route of HPU’s Homecoming 5K race