Caldwel and LSU women to host 5K race

Bill Martin
LSU women's basketball coach Nikki Caldwell. Photo by

Head coach Nikki Caldwell and the LSU women's basketball team will join the Club South Runners to host the Banana Relay 5K race at 4 p.m. CT on Sunday, Oct. 6, on the LSU campus with all proceeds raised going directly to the Lady Tiger program.

The race begins at the Maravich Center. Fans interested in participating can register a team of two now online.

"This is a great opportunity for our team and staff to help promote physical fitness and healthy living," said Caldwell. "We also want to have a fun time with our fans in this event as we near the start of the season. We urge everyone to come out and participate with us."

Club South members can pre-register for $15 per person ($30 per team), while re-registration for non-members is $20 per person ($40 per team). Registration the day of the event for everyone will be $20 per person ($40 per team).

Registration includes: participation in the run, t-shirt, running number, giveaways, awards and prizes, refreshments and light snacks following the run, after party including autograph opportunities with the team as well as a live DJ.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available for the event by contacting Jon Silver in the LSU women's basketball office by phone at (225) 578-2495 or via email at Sponsorship levels begin at $150, and details can be found here on

For more information on the event, please contact the LSU women's basketball office at (225) 578-6643.