Excellent conditions should greet runners in second annual 5K run Saturday morning

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Excellent weather is expected Saturday morning when the Tennessee Tech cross country teams co-host the second annual 5K Run and Fitness Walk, beginnning at 8 a.m. at Tucker Stadium. Runners can register at the event, beginning at 7:30 a.m.

The cross country teams are co-hosting the event with the Cookeville Jaycees on Saturday, March 21. Most of the proceeds from the race go to the Jaycees, who use thefunds to purchase Christmas gifts for underpriveledged children. A portion of the proceeds also go to the cross country teams toward team travel expenses.

Trophies will be given by age bracket and gender. Goodie bags, refreshmens and food will be available for all participants. All pre-registered partcipants (pre-registration closed March 13) will receive a free t-shirt.

The sign-up table will be located on the west side of Tucker Stadium.