Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Football fans meet the team at 'Runners at the Park

Football fans meet the team at 'Runners at the Park

UTSA seniors Baylen Baker and Andrew Martel sign autographs at 2018 Fan Day. Photo credit: Vashaun Newman

(Aug. 14, 2019) -- UTSA fans can get a sneak peek of the Roadrunners football team and meet the student-athletes this weekend at the inaugural 'Runners at the Park. Presented by Methodist Texsan Hospital, the fan day will be held Saturday, Aug. 17, at the UTSA Park West Athletics Complex located at 8000 TX-1604 Loop and Kyle Seal Parkway.

Admission and parking are free and gates to the complex will open at 9 a.m. The football team will go through a practice and scrimmage from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. and there will be an autograph session with the players from 11:30 a.m. to noon.

Members of the UTSA soccer and volleyball teams also will be on hand for an interactive skills-and-drills session beginning at 10 a.m.

The family-friendly event also will feature a Rowdy Kids Zone with inflatables, face painting, cornhole and more. Methodist Texsan Hospital will host a “Cool Zone” with fans, misters, tents and giveaways.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase and more details will follow.

The UTSA Ticket Sales Team will be set up near the main entrance for fans who have yet to purchase their tickets for the 2019 season.

The Roadrunners will open their ninth year of play on Saturday, Aug. 31, against UIW. Kickoff is slated for 5 p.m. at the Alamodome.

Other home games on the slate include Army West Point (Sept. 14), UAB (Oct. 12), Rice (Oct. 19), Southern Miss (Nov. 16) and Florida Atlantic (Nov. 23).

Season tickets start at $75 are on sale now online or by calling or texting 210-458-UTSA (8872).

View the 2019 Roadrunner Football schedule.

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