USI to hosts 10th annual 5k race

USI to hosts 10th annual 5k race

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

USI is hosting the 10th annual Hearts of Fire 5k race. The race at 9 a.m. on Feb. 8 outside of the Recreation, Fitness, and Wellness Center. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. and is $30 for participants. 


The course is entirely on USI’s campus and travels along the USI-Burdette trail, Fountain Lake, Reflection Lake, and Clarke Lane, ending outside of the Performance Center. 


This is the first event of the 2020 Screaming Eagles Running Series. The other two events are the 7k Run into Madness on March 7 and 10k Spring into Fitness on April 4. The series is designed to increase the health and well-being of people in the Evansville community. 


Sponsors for the event are Romain Suburu, United Fidelity Bank, USI Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education, Ultimate Fit, and Midwest Communications.