The Purdue University North Central 12th Annual Panther Pounce 5K Run/Walk and 10K Run will be Sat. Oct. 3, at the PNC Westville campus.
All registration will be online at https://runsignup.com/Race/IN/Westville/2014PantherPounce5KRunWalk10KRun
Packet pick-up will begin Friday, Oct. 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Anytime Fitness in Michigan City or can be done the morning of the race in the Library-Student-Faculty Building at 7:30 a.m. at Purdue North Central.
The 5K Run/Walk and 10K Run will begin at 9 a.m. Please note that this is a cross-country styled course with mixed terrain. Spikes are not recommended. Splits will be given at the first and second mile markers. Water will be available at 1.5 miles.
An awards ceremony for the 5K run will begin at 10 a.m. with the 10K awards presented upon completion of the race. Cash Prices and Trophies will be awarded to the top male and female in the following divisions: Overall, Clydesdale, Athena and Masters. Medallions will be awarded to the top three male and female winners in each age group. All 10 and under participants will receive a ribbon. Runner giveaway(s) will be announced at the awards ceremony.
Registration is $20 for those who register by Sept. 25 and $25 if registered after Sept. 25. Registrants will receive an event T-shirt but T-shirts will be available on first come first serve basis, quantities are limited. Free tie-dying stations will be available for all t-shirts.
Registration for Purdue North Central students, staff, faculty and alumni is $10 when presenting a valid PNC ID. There will be a $1 discount to members of the Calumet Region Striders.
Refreshments will be provided.
Further information about the race can be obtained by contacting Race Director Tom Albano at 219-785-5273, or firstname.lastname@example.org.