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Movember 5k Fun Run set for November 23


Illinois College is hosting a Movember 5k Fun Run on Saturday, November 23, at 8:30 a.m. starting on campus between Kirby Learning Center and Ellis Hall.

Movember is a monthlong global men’s health initiative that encourages fun ways to promote men’s health – like growing out your mustache to help raise awareness.

Participants can register for the race by clicking here. Price is $15, and shirts are guaranteed if registration is received by Friday, November 15. Registrations will be accepted thereafter and also on the morning of race day starting at 7:45 a.m. Registration price is $20 after November 15.

Registration is free to all Illinois College students (shirt not included). To receive a shirt students can register for $10 before November 15.

This is a student-run event and will not be professionally timed.

For more information on the race, contact Brent Chandler, assistant professor of chemistry, at 217-245-3478 or at To find out more about Movember, go to

About Movember: As an official global charity, Movember’s vision is to have an everlasting impact on the face of men’s health. During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of millions of moustaches on men's faces around the world. Through the power of the Mo, vital funds and awareness are raised to combat prostate and testicular cancer and mental health challenges.
About Illinois College

Founded in 1829, Illinois College is a residential liberal arts college fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success. The college is located in Jacksonville, Ill. With an enrollment of about 1,000 students, the college offers over 50 undergraduate programs and a Master of Arts in Education degree program. In 1932 the society of Phi Beta Kappa established a chapter at Illinois College, and it remains one of only 11 in the state.

Illinois College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

Visit or call 217-245-3467 for more information.

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