Registration for Food Truck Rally and Sunset 5K to Open May 1 with ‘Cheesy Teaser’

News at College of DuPage

By Jordyn HollidayEarly Bird registration for College of DuPage’s 2018 Food Truck Rally and Sunset 5K
will open on Tuesday, May 1, with a “cheesy teaser” kick-off featuring the popular
Toasty Cheese food truck.Full and sample-sized grilled cheese sandwiches will be available for sale from 11:30
a.m. to 1 p.m. outside of the Student Resource Center near the cafeteria entrance
on the College’s Glen Ellyn campus. The Early Bird 5K registration fee will be $10
for the Food Truck Rally and Sunset 5K, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 13,
from 2 to 8 p.m. and will feature 15 local food trucks and other activities for the
entire family, including Touch-A-Truck and the 100-Yard Youth Dash. Click here to view photos from last year’s event. Race registration is not required to participate
in the Food Truck Rally.All fee increases for the 5K will be announced via Facebook and email. Sign up to receive email updates here. The 100-Yard Youth Dash registration fee will always be $5, while the registration
fee for 5K participants ages 5-12 and 60 and over will not exceed $15.On Oct. 13, the 100-Yard Youth Dash will begin at 3:30 p.m. on the College of DuPage
Football Field and is for children ages 4 to 9, with three divisions being contested
– ages 4 to 5, 6 to 7 and 8 to 9. The 5K will begin at 4:30 p.m. at the same location.
Winners of both races will be announced at 6 p.m. on the Food Truck Rally Stage.Proceeds from the event will benefit scholarships for COD students. Each of the 15
high school districts served by COD has a dedicated scholarship for their graduates
who choose to attend the College. Participants who register for the 5K or 100-Yard
Youth Dash can designate their race fees to the high school district of their choice. “We are very excited to continue the Food Truck Rally and 5K this year …

Read More