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Important Notice

At this time, Family Weekend 2021 is being planned in accordance with University COVID-19 procedures. Changes to scheduled events may occur.

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The 5K Run starts on College Ave (4th Street) right in front of the International Plaza. Runners will go east and take a left onto University Drive where they will take the sidewalk through campus that runs parallel to University Drive. Next, runners will do the first loop by taking a left at Centennial Drive, right at College Park Drive, right at West 16th Street, right at College Drive and end this loop with a right on Centennial Drive. The second loop will include following Centennial Drive and taking a left on College Park Drive, taking a right in the parking lot south of the high rises, a right between the high rises and softball field, a right onto Northwest Drive and finishing the loop by taking a right onto College Park Drive. The runners will stay on College Park Drive until taking a left at College Avenue (4th Street) and finishing the run at Circle Drive in front of Lamkin Activity Center.

Sponsored by Northwest Athletic Trainers

Date: Saturday, Sept. 25
Location: Lamkin Activity Center Circle
Check in: 6:15 a.m. (Same day as race; registration also allowed day of)
Flight line up: 
6:45 a.m.
Race Start: 7 a.m.

Register online or pick up a registration form and waiver in the athletic training room located in Lower Lamkin.

REGISTER for 5k run/walk

Registration Prices 

  • $25 registration age 13 and above
  • $20 registration for 12 and under
  • Each participant will receive a registration packet and a Bearcat t-shirt! 

watch a video of the 5k course

 5k Route