Register for St. Ambrose 5K run/walk and kids 'Bumble Rumble'


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Posted Online: Sept. 04, 2013, 10:31 am
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Press release submitted by St. Ambrose


DAVENPORT, Iowa—Registration is underway for the 18th annual St. Ambrose University Killer Bee 5K Run/Walk and children's "Bumble Rumble" on Saturday, Sept. 28, as part of 2013 Homecoming activities.

A Homecoming favorite, the Killer Bee rambles through campus and the residential neighborhood north of St. Ambrose. Race time for the Killer Bee is 8 a.m., with the Bumble Rumble following at 9 a.m. Finish line refreshments will include cookies, beverages and fruit. The Killer Bee race will include chip timing.

Registration for the Killer Bee is $25 through Sept. 20 and $30 through Sept. 26. All pre-registered 5K entrants will receive a long-sleeved Killer Bee T-shirt. Awards will go to the top male and female alumni finishers, as well as awards in 13 age categories.

The Bumble Rumble contains a .5K fun run for children 6 and under, as well as a 1K youth fun run for children ages 7-10. All registrants will receive a medal and all pre-registered Bumble Rumble participants receive a long-sleeved t-shirt. Parents are welcome to run with their children and strollers are allowed. Registration for the .5K or 1K children's' fun run is $15 through Sept. 20 and $18 through Sept. 26. A no-shirt registration for the Bumble Rumble is available for $10. Free beverages, cookies and fruit, as well as children's activities, will be provided.

To register for the Killer Bee or the Bumble Rumble online, or to download an application, go to www.sau.edu/homecoming. For more information, call 800-SAU-ALUM or email alumni@sau.edu.

















 



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