1LT Kile G. West 5K Memorial Race

709 E College St
Nacogdoches, TX 75962

Running > 5k

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Event Description

The 3rd annual Kile G. West 5K Memorial is a unique 5K walk, jog, run is in beautiful East Texas and is open to the public. The Race is held in memory of First Lieutenant Kile G. West, an SFA Alumnus and SFA Army ROTC commissionee who was Killed in Action on Memorial Day, May 28, 2007, in Iraq. All Proceeds from the event will go to the Military Excellence Fund, a scholarship founded in 1LT West's memory. Follow us on Facebook (@ https://www.facebook.com/SFASUROTC/) for updates and more information!

Event details and schedule


Schedule of Events

  • 7:30am - 8:00am Same Day Packet Pick-Up
  • 8:15am Opening Ceremonies (Welcome, National Anthem, Guest Speaker remarks)
  • 8:30am 5K Start
  • 9:30am Awards & Closing Ceremonies

Award Information

Age group breakdown will be as follows for male & female: 18 & Under, 19-60, and 60+. 1st place from each division will receive a prize.

Course Information

The 5K course will start and end on the beautiful and scenic Stephen F. Austin State University campus. The route will be on primarily flat, paved road surfaces, through and around the campus. 

Parking Information

Free parking is available throughout the campus.

Other Information

  • Restrooms on site 
  • Please bring a photo ID or a copy of your confirmation email (both electronic i.e. screenshot or paper are acceptable) to verify packet pick-up
  • Wear comfortable, athletic clothing and footwear
  • Early packet pick-up will be announced via email

Event Location & Accomodations

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