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Family Weekend 2018--October 12-14

Friday, October 12, 2018  
Saturday, October 13, 2018  
Sunday, October 14, 2018  
Minnesota State Mankato
Come and enjoy the weekend with your Maverick. Events will be planned for Mavericks of all ages. This is a chance for families to learn more about their student's experiences. With this knowledge, families can contribute to their student's success.
Registration for Family Weekend is FREE. Most activities and events on campus will be free to students and their visiting family members and guests, with the exception of the football game. Football game tickets are offered at a reduced rate of $5 for adults, free for youth ages 17 and under, and can be purchased when registering for Family Weekend. (Current students are always free!) No refunds will be given for football tickets.
Students are asked to pick up your registration materials between Wednesday, October 10 and Friday, October 12 in New Student and Family Programs, Preska Residence Community room 103 between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. 

8:00PM, 9:00PM, and 10:00PM Mavericks After Dark: The Price is Right Ostrander Auditorium, Centennial Student Union
Limit 350 people per show - get your free tickets today!
Individuals with a disability who need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, please contact New Student and Family Programs at 507-389-5498 (V), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY) at least five days prior to the event. This document is available in alternative format to individuals with disabilities by calling the above numbers.

FREE Family Week 5K Fun Run/Walk 2018

Saturday, October 13, 2018  9:30am
5K Fun Run/Walk
Online registration for the 5K will remain open until Wednesday, October 10, 2018.
This is ONLY the registration for the 5K, not other Family Weekend events.
Start Time: 9:30am
Location: The 5K Fun Run/Walk will take place on the Fitness Trail, by the MSU, Mankato softball fields, located by Green Parking Lot 1. Parking Map
T-shirts will be given to the first 200 5K participants who check in at the 5K registration table on the day of the event starting at 8:45am.

Stomper Sprint
A short race with Stomper for kids of all ages will take place on the outdoor track by the Fitness Trail.
Start Time: 9:15am
Registration not required - just show up. Registration table open at 8:45am
Location: Outdoor track, located by the Fitness Trail.
Ribbons will be given to all Stomper Sprint participants.
A parent/guardian is required to sign a waiver for any child to participate in the Stomper Sprint prior to the event.

There is no rain site planned for either events. If it's lightly raining we will have the events. If it is pouring rain we will cancel the events. The 5K shirts will be located in the Myers Field House during the Family Fun Carnival.

If there are any changes to the event we will post updates online.

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Facebook: @MSUCampusRec
Instagram: MNSU.CREC