GOLDEN EAGLE 5K
Northeastern students, staff, faculty, alumni, and friends are invited to attend the
Golden Eagle 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Run, walk or cheer to help raise funds for the Undocumented Student Fund, NEIU’s annually-supported resource that enables Northeastern to better serve our undocumented students through programming, emergency support, travel assistance, and creating a pool of allies aware of the issues facing these students. Get ready – set – go!
$20 | NEIU students
$25 | NEIU faculty/staff/alumni/Campus Recreation Members
$30 | Community Members
Registrations received by Monday, September 5th will receive a free t-shirt courtesy of the NEIU Alumni Association!
YOU can also make difference by creating a fundraising page and asking your family and friends to support you as you participate in the Golden Eagle 5K Run/Walk. We'll provide you with all the tools, including a personalized fundraising website. You will be prompted to sign-up as a fundraiser upon submitting your registration form.
Can't participate on race day? Consider making a donation.
Run with a Team
Partner with your friends, co-workers, neighbors, classmates, or family members to raise awareness and funds for the Undocumented Student Fund. Just click "Start or Join a Team" on the screen after you submit your fundraiser sign-up form.
Stop at the NEIU Fitness Fest following the Golden Eagle 5K Run/Walk from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Participate in fitness classes from local organizations and visit various health and fitness vendors. The Fitness Fest is sponsored by the H&PE Student Organization. Donations are welcomed and are used to send students to professional conferences.
The Golden Eagle 5K Run/Walk is part of the NEIU Weekend program. To register for other events or to view the complete schedule, click here.
The 2022 Golden Eagle 5K Run/Walk is sponsored by Campus Recreation, the Department of Health Sciences and Physical Education, the H&PE Club, the NEIU Alumni Association, and the NEIU Foundation.
If you can’t attend, consider one of these other incredible opportunities to support and participate:
Make a donation
There are many initiatives, programs, departments, causes, and scholarships at Northeastern Illinois University that could benefit from your generosity. Learn more about options that may interest you or contact the Office of Development at [email protected].
Become a member of the NEIU Campus Recreation Center (PE Complex)
Yearly and semester memberships are available for faculty, staff, and community members. Individuals must be 18 years of age to purchase a Campus Recreation membership. Parking is not included. Enjoy group fitness classes, clean and upgraded fitness facilities, and more!
Join the NEIU Alumni Association!
Join fellow alumni who have already reconnected through their membership. Your gift to the NEIUAA will help to enhance programs, services, and resources that foster meaningful connections and relationships within the University community. In addition, a portion of your membership donation provides support for the NEIUAA Scholarship Fund for current students.
Thank you for supporting NEIU students!