Campus Recreation offers a variety of special one-time or infrequently occurring events in addition to our normal programming. Look through the schedule to find out more about current events, and check back often as new events are added. Interested in hosting your own event in one of our facilities? Fill out a reservation request.
Neon at Night is a nighttime 5K that will take participants around the campus and features plenty of bright colors and lots of fun. Neon at Night in on April 24 and starts at 8 p.m. You can register for the event here.
This program allows Illinois State students living in Residence Halls to participate in a variety of Campus Recreation programming for FREE. Campus Recreation and Housing have partnered to make $5,000 available to students living in Residence Halls for this year and it can be used on any of the below programs. REQUEST A PROGRAM For more information, contact Daryl Shreve.
Come on out to Hancock Stadium to compete in a variety of fun competitions and show your Redbird pride. Teams are comprised of 7-12 participants. These fun activities are welcome to everyone and require minimal skill and athleticism. Come join Campus Recreation and participate, cheer, and get into the Homecoming Spirit on Tuesday October 9th. Team uniforms and costumes are highly encouraged! Teams must arrive at the Northwest corner of Hancock Stadium to check in at 6:30 p.m.
This is a free event, but teams must REGISTER online prior to the event. Space is limited to the first 40 teams that register with at least 7 participants. Organizations are limited to 2 teams per organization. Organizations may register additional teams, but they will be placed on the waitlist until other groups are given a chance to sign up.
The Homecoming Town and Gown 5K is our annual run/walk through and around campus. It’s a great time to meet old or new friends and challenge yourself, all while surrounded by the colorful autumn trees on campus.
The Homecoming 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run is on October 13 at 8 a.m. You can register online and view more information about the event here.