Former Colorado State  University track & field star and Olympic bronze medalist Janay DeLoach-Soukup will serve as Grand Marshal of the 2012 CSU Homecoming parade today (Friday, Oct. 5th) in Fort Collins.

The Homecoming parade will begin at 4:30 p.m. this afternoon, at the intersection of Howes and Oak streets in downtown Fort Collins and will end at the intersection of Meridian and University avenues. The 90-minute parade will feature CAM the Ram, the CSU Marching Band and a wide variety of student and community organizations. For registration details or a map of the parade route, visit

This year’s Homecoming celebration will highlight events such as the Reunion on the Oval, the parade, pep rally, bonfire, annual Homecoming 5K Race and the Rams football game against Fresno State.