Stephen F. Austin State University


SFA to hold Fifth Annual Lumberjack Homecoming Certified 5K

October 20, 2014
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - The fifth annual Stephen F. Austin State University Lumberjack Homecoming Certified 5K will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, in the parking lot behind the Schlief Tennis Complex, located at the corner of Wilson Drive and Starr Avenue.

Hosted by the SFA Alumni Association and the Campus Recreation Center, the race will allow participants to run or walk the pre-designed course, which begins at the Schlief Tennis Complex and ends in downtown Nacogdoches.

Beginning at 6:45 a.m., a shuttle bus will pick up participants in 10-minute increments in the parking lot behind Regions Bank, 300 E. Main St. The pick-up service will run until 7:40 a.m. Runners will begin promptly at 8 a.m. with walkers to follow at 8:10 a.m.

Students can pre-register for $20. Faculty and staff members, alumni, and community citizens can pre-register for $25. The prices will increase by $10 starting Friday, Oct. 17. Pre-registration is available online at

T-shirts are guaranteed for the first 100 participants. If you choose not to pre-register, you may pick up a registration packet between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at the SFA Recreation Center Welcome Desk. Race day packet pickup and late registration will begin at 7 a.m. at the race site.

Awards will be given to the overall male and female winners, plus the top three males and females in the following age groups: 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 and older. Additionally, a prize will be awarded to the largest group. Costumes are encouraged. The 2014 Homecoming theme is "Storybooks and Fairytales - Where Your Story Begins!" so dress accordingly.

All proceeds will benefit the Dr. Raymond Lee Worsham Scholarship Fund for Campus Recreation employees.

For more information on Worsham or the Homecoming 5K, visit the Campus Rec website at or call (936) 468-3507. You also may contact the SFA Alumni Association at (936) 468-3407 or visit for information.

By SFA Alumni Association
University Marketing Communications
(936) 468-2605