William Carey University Student Foundation to Host 5K and Fun Run on April 9

The William Carey University Student Foundation will host the fifth annual iRun 5K and 1-mile Fun Run during Homecoming festivities at the Hattiesburg campus on April 9.
Registration will begin at 7 a.m. at the Kennedy Sports Complex. The race will begin at 8 a.m. and will circle the campus. The Fun Run will immediately follow the 5K.
The cost of the 5K is $25 with a $5 discount given to those registered by April 8. The Fun Run costs $20 or $15 if registered by April 8. Carey students, runners under the age of 18 and members of the Pine Belt Pacers Running and Walking Club may receive a $5 discount during pre-registration.
Race profits will benefit the foundation, which raises money for institutional scholarships for deserving Carey students. Awards will be given to overall finishers; to top finishers in the age groups 19-under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60-over; and to the top 10 finishers in the Fun Run. Fruits and beverages will be provided following the activities.
To pre-register, visit For more information, contact Stefan Sartori, coordinator of advancement services, at (601) 318-6068 or by email at