Bee Payne-Stewart Strut & 5K Set for Saturday

April 24, 2013

SPRINGFIELD – The seventh annual Bee Payne-Stewart Strut & 5K is slated for Saturday (April 27) at Mediacom Ice Park. The timed 5K run and non-timed 1.5 mile “strut” begins at 8 a.m. with check-in at 7 a.m.

The annual event is a special community-wide fundraising project and partnership event designed to raise money for the women’s athletics programs at Missouri State University, Drury University and Evangel University. Proceeds also benefit the Springfield-Greene County Park Board Scholarship Fund and Women’s Intersports Network of Springfield Youth Scholarship Fund.

To register for the event, go to http://www.springfieldwin.com/info/strut.htm. The registration fees are $10 for children ages 12 and under, $15 for students and $25 for adults. Participants may also register on race day.

Mediacom Ice Park is located at 635 E. Trafficway St. in Springfield. Race packets can be picked up at the Ice Park from noon to 6 p.m. on April 26, or on the day of the event beginning at 7 a.m.