Auburn Student Alumni Association hosting 5K Color Run Sept. 25

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The Auburn Student Alumni Association, in partnership with Color My College 5K, will present its fourth annual Color Run Sunday, Sept. 25, at 1 p.m. on the greenspace in front of the Student Center, with a pre-party to begin at noon.

The 2016 5K Color Run will help raise funds to benefit student scholarships for the Student Alumni Association. It will start next to Jordan-Hare Stadium on campus. Participants will follow a route on campus and be showered with orange and blue powder.

Auburn University students can register for $29.99 and non-students can register for $34.99. Team rates are available, and Auburn Alumni Association and Student Alumni Association members are eligible to receive an additional discount.

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The Auburn Student Alumni Association is a member-based 501(c)3 organization funded by membership contributions, individual donations and corporate sponsorships/affinity program partners. The association annually averages 3,000 members. The association's mission is to foster and strengthen the relationship between Auburn University students and its alumni and friends; to preserve and promote the university's traditions, purposes, growth and alumni; and to keep the spirit of affection and reverence for our alma mater alive.

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