Alassane Gueye holds a Michigan State flag while waiting to run the final mile with other members of the University of Michigan and Michigan State ROTC programs during the annual Alex's Great State Race on Friday Nov. 15, 2019. Cadets carried the game ball for 64 miles in honor of Alex Powell, an MSU student that passed away in 2011. Nicole Hester/


After 2-year delay, ROTC cadets will run 66 miles with Michigan, MSU game ball

East Lansing, Stockbridge, Chelsea, Dexter and Ann Arbor.

These are the towns Saturday’s Michigan-Michigan State rivalry game ball will pass through on its way to Ann Arbor, as U.S. Army ROTC cadets from both universities revive a tradition that’s been on hold the last two years.