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Founder's Day 5K set for March 1

Office of Communications & Marketing | Northeastern State University
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. -- Northeastern State University is hosting the 5th annual Founder’s Day 5K on March 1, 2014. It is one of many events scheduled for the Green and White weekend, which commemorates the creation of Northeastern Normal School and the Cherokee National Female Seminary.

The 5,000-meter run is broken down into age categories; three-year increments to age 70 and over. The race begins at 9:30 a.m. There is also a 1,000-meter race being offered to participants the same day at 9 a.m. The entry fee is $20 per person and $15 if pre-registered before Feb. 25.

Awards will be given for one overall 5,000-meter winner, the top male and female, as well as the first three finishers of each age category. Door prizes will also be given away after the race.

For more information or to register online, visit, or contact Nikki Murray at 918.444.4735 or email her at

Published: 2/19/2014 9:44:18 AM

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