Northern Essex Campus Classic 5K Kicks Off Homecoming Weekend Saturday

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Lace up those sneakers: The sixth annual Campus Classic 5K kicks off Northern Essex Community College’s Homecoming Weekend festivities on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Open to walkers and runners, the 5K is $25 for those who register by October 11. Race-day RSVPs are also accepted for an additional fee. Northern Essex students may take part for $10 by providing their campus ID number.

A disc jockey, food and beer service and fall-themed kids’ activities including pumpkin decorating are planned throughout the day after the race starts at 10 a.m. The afternoon concludes with the Northern Essex Volleyball game at noon and a pie-eating contest at 1 p.m.

More information on race registration and the Homecoming events is available by visiting necc.mass.edu/campus-classic or calling 978-556-3629.