October 11, 2013
Purdue Half Marathon registration open until race day Oct. 19
Registration for the second Purdue Boilermaker Half Marathon and 5K is open until its events begin on Oct. 19.
The half marathon race will start at 8 a.m. on Oct. 19 and the 5K at 8:10 a.m. A kids' 5K fun run starts at 10:30 a.m. The course begins at Ross-Ade stadium.
The 5K course covers areas of campus and West Lafayette. The half marathon includes destinations throughout Lafayette, too. Many popular sites are highlighted along the way.
Regular online registration lasts through noon Thursday (Oct. 17). Through that time, the half marathon costs $60; students receive a $5 discount. The 5K costs $25; students receive a $2 discount.
The cost to register increases $5 per event after regular registration ends. Late registration will be available noon-8 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Four Points by Sheraton hotel at 1500 Cumberland Ave. On race day, late registration will be available on the north side of Ross-Ade Stadium at 6-8 a.m.
Water stations, medical stations and entertainment stations will be available along the course. All half-marathon participants will receive a long-sleeved tech shirt, and 5K participants will receive a long-sleeved cotton shirt. All who finish the race will receive medals. Food and drink will be provided at the finish line, and an awards ceremony will take place later in the morning at the race site.
Part of the event's proceeds will benefit the Purdue Athletes Life Success (PALS) program.
More information about the event can be found at http://purduehalf.com/.