Cougar 5K Run/Walk

2016 Cougar 5K Run/Walk Race Day Events

7 to 8:45 a.m. Cougar 5K registration and packet pick up in the Shannon Center main arena.
8:50 a.m. Pre-race announcements by SXU President Christine Wiseman.
9 a.m. Cougar 5K race starts behind the Warde Academic Center. 
9:15 a.m. Cougar 5K sponsor fair, refreshment area for race finishers, free sponsor samples, free blood pressure check for participants, kids activities, giant raffle and take your picture with the SXU Cougar mascot.
10 a.m. Cougar 5K award ceremony. Top overall males and females win prize money and a plaque. Top three males and females in each age category receive a medal! Prize money will be awarded to anyone who breaks the male and female course record. 
10:30 a.m. Gilhooley's opens. Enjoy a free beer or pop with your Cougar 5K bib tag. Food and drink specials all day. 
Noon Alumni and Friends Pregame Tailgate/VIP Tent opens at Bruce R. Deaton Memorial Field. $25 admission includes all beverages (21 and older), snacks and kid activities by Happy Jack's (additional fees may apply for some activities). A portion of the admission fee will be donated to support SXU student scholarships. Watch the Cougar Football Game under the VIP tailgate tent. 
1 p.m. Homecoming Football Game -- SXU vs. Concordia University 
4 p.m. Gilhooley's 5th Quarter Party - live music and specials!