The YMCA Stride Program and MSU Mankato Army ROTC are hosting a celebratory 5k race.

The race takes place this Saturday, November 17th at 9 a.m. at MSU’s Myers Field House.

The family-friendly event helps support the Stride program at the Y, which is a program for boys and the Michael Fasnacht Scholarship Fund through MSU’s ROTC. Fasnacht was an MSU ROTC grad who has killed in Iraq in 2005.