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Annual 5K Homecoming race restarts after 8 year hiatus

Annual 5K Homecoming race restarts after 8 year hiatus

October 20, 2014


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The reason that Joel Sarmiento runs is not only to stay in shape or to be healthy. It’s to keep a peaceful, calm mindset. “You get into this state of mind where everything’s clear, and you’re not thinking about anything — you’re just running,” said Sarmiento, junior in Engineering. “It’s jus...

Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity introduces “Running for the Gold” 5K

April 10, 2014


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Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity’s contributions to the Champaign-Urbana community range from assisting at nursing homes to participating in the Books to Prisoners program. But, for the first time, the fraternity will host a 5K to benefit the Special Olympics as well.  The 5K, titled “Running...