The University of Olivet and Eaton County United Way are partnering to host the second annual Under the Oaks 5k Run/Walk Saturday, Oct. 11. Check-in is 7 to 7:30 a.m. and the race will start at 8 a.m. in front of Burrage Library (333 S. Main St., Olivet, MI 49076).
Participants should register online by Wednesday, Oct. 8. The cost is $20, or $10 for college students, teenagers and children. All proceeds benefit the Olivet Good Neighbor Food Pantry and Eaton County United Way. Runners and walkers receive a T-shirt at the event.
This is a scenic, family friendly race through The University of Olivet’s campus during peak fall color season. The event is held in conjunction with the college’s 2014 Homecoming celebration. The public is welcome to attend other activities throughout the day, including an art show and collage concert, a number of open houses, and athletic events including Comet football versus Trine University at 2 p.m.