Saint Xavier University Cougar 5k Run/Walk - 9th Annual
Chicago, Illinois
Saturday, September 26, 2009 9:00 AM (Central Standard Time)
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Saint Xavier University 9th Annual Cougar 5K Run/Walk
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Saint Xavier University - Shannon Center
3700 W. 103rd Street
Chicago, IL
Date / Time
The Cougar 5K will take place on Saint Xavier University's Homecoming Weekend Saturday, September 26, 2009. The 5K Run/Walk begins promptly at 9am.
About This Event
Welcome to the Ninth Annual Cougar 5K Run/Walk! This event will be held on Saint Xavier University's Homecoming weekend, kicking off a day of events. Stay with us after the event for the pre-game tailgate and family events from 1pm - 3pm followed by the Homecoming football game at 6pm. All Cougar 5K participants will receive a complimentary football ticket upon request. The Cougar 5K is a CARA registered event and certified by the USATF. This fast, flat and entirely paved course starts and finishes on the Saint Xavier University campus and runs through the heart of Evergreen Park.
General Information
All participants will receive a long sleeve t-shirt. No dogs, roller blades, bicycles or skateboards allowed. Strollers and walkers permitted at the back of the pack. Restrooms and gear check are located in the Shannon Center. Additional port-a-johns are located near the finish line
Packet Pick-Up
Saint Xavier University Shannon Center, 103rd and Pulaski (Chicago, IL), Wednesday, September 23 through Friday, September 25 from 7am to 7pm.
Race Day Registration and Packet Pick-Up
Race Day Registration and Packet Pick-Up are located at Saint Xavier University's Shannon Center from 7:30am - 8:30am.
Age Groups
14 and under, 15 - 19, 20 - 24, 25 - 29, 30 - 34, 35 - 39, 40 - 44, 45 - 49, 50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60 - 64, 65 - 69, 70 - 74, 75 - 79, & 80 and over.
Plaques will be given to the top three overall finishers. Medals will be given to the top three winners in each category. The award ceremony will begin at 10am.
Post-Race Events
Following the race enjoy refreshments and sponsor services such as massages and stretching under the tent. At 10 am, stick around for the giant raffle and awards ceremony for all age categories. The Homecoming Football game will also begin at 6pm. All Cougar 5K participants will receive a complimentary football ticket upon request.
Brightroom Photography will on site taking pictures of runners as they pass. Runner’s will be able to purchase pictures of themselves after the event. To sign up to receive notification when your pictures are ready visit
Parking will be available in Lot 1 located on the South and West sides of the Shannon Center. Alternate parking will be available in Lot 14 located on 103rd and Pulaski (south of CVS).
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Waiver and Release
In consideration of this entry, I hereby for myself, heirs and/or administrators, waive any and all claims I may have for damage against Saint Xavier University, the Village of Evergreen Park, the Chicago Area Runners Association and all event sponsors and individuals associated with the event, their representatives, successors, and assigns for any and all injuries suffered by me in connection with this event including pre and post activities. I have been warned that I must be in good health to participate in the event and I attest and verify that I am physically fit and have trained sufficiently for this event. I hereby grant permission to Saint Xavier University and its authorized agents to use my name and photographs for any newspaper, publication or TV.
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