SIU announces date of sixth-annual Saluki Kickoff 5K

(DailyEgyptian.com file photo)

(DailyEgyptian.com file photo)

By Sean Carley

Saluki fans will soon have the opportunity to race across campus.

The sixth-annual Saluki Kickoff 5K Run, benefitting Saluki Tickets for Kids, will begin at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 10, the university’s athletics department announced today.

Runners will embark on a course across campus, including Campus Lake and crossing the finish line in Saluki Stadium.

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Nick Hill will make his home debut as SIU football’s head coach as the Salukis take on Southeast Missouri State at 6 p.m. that evening at Saluki Stadium.

(DailyEgyptian.com file photo of SIU football Coach Nick Hill)

(DailyEgyptian.com file photo of SIU football Coach Nick Hill)

Early registration fees are $30 for individuals, $25 per person for teams of four and $25 for students. All fees increase by $5 on the day of the race.

You can register for the race here.

Sports editor Sean Carley can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @SCarleyDE.

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