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Sign-up for Homecoming 5K run/walk due

September 20, 2013

As part of MacMurray College’s Homecoming festivities, the college will host its annual 5K event, the Michalson Monster 5K Run/Walk.

 Early bird registration is $15 by Friday, Sept. 27 and $25 after that date. Those who register by Sept. 27 are guaranteed a T-shirt, and all participants will compete for 10 awards; two overall awards and eight awards by category. (Click here for details.)

 The event begins 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 on the MacMurray College campus. The course winds through campus to Main Street and back, covering flat to mildly rolling terrain.

 To register, go to and click on the Michalson Monster link or register by phone at (217) 479-7024.

 The Michalson Monster is a MacMurray College legend. Starting its life as the Harker Monster, it moved across campus in 1971 to the newly built Michalson Hall when Harker Hall was torn down. Legend has it that the monster watches and protects his students. The Michalson Monster’s move is celebrated on campus with blue footprints painted on the sidewalks along the path the monster took.

For more information, contact:

Ted Roth, Director of Communications and Marketing
Work: 217-479-7027
Email: Send Email

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