Here’s what to know and where to go:
Registration starts at 9 a.m. Sunday in the Meyer Room of UD’s River Campus home, 1700 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton.
The four-mile run starts at 10 a.m.
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Runners can expect a course starting and finishing at the River Campus. "The course includes multiple pieces of overall The Big Hoopla experience including America's No. 1 tournament host site, UD Arena. The course provides great views of historic Dayton landmarks," the Dayton Hoopla web site (DaytonHoopla.com) says.
Runners are asked to park in the R3 north lot on the Northeast side of the building. The Meyer Room is just inside the North entrance.
Big Hoopla STEM challenge:
Head to Chaminade-Julienne High School, 505 S. Ludlow St., Dayton, for science and basketball fun. It’s a free event for boys and girls, grades K-8.
Registration starts at noon and the event itself starts at 1 p.m. Sunday. You can also register at DaytonHoopla.com.
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More than 1,200 kids are expected at the STEM challenge, Farrell said.
Watch teams practice:
You can watch the first four teams warm-up from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday and noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday at UD Arena, just east of the Interstate 75 and South Edwin C. Moses Boulevard interchange. There will be a free T-shirt and concession voucher for the first 500 fans to show up.
That event is free and open to the public.
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The madness starts here. Tuesday and Wednesday, UD Arena. Tickets and info are at www.ncaa.com/tickets/basketball-men/d1