UA 5K Homecoming Run/Walk 2014

Stay tuned for information on our 2014 date and time!
The Department of Sport Science and Wellness Education, the Sport Science Academy and Student Recreation and Wellness Services present the 2nd annual University of Akron Homecoming UA 5K!  

This event has been made possible through the focused vision and diligent efforts of graduate and undergraduate students in the Department of Sport Science and Wellness Education. These hardworking, dedicated students participated in the service learning  sport management course this past year. With the vision of an on campus sporting event, these students planned, organized, and will implement the UA 5K Homecoming Run.

Previous Race Results:

UA 5K Homecoming 2013
October 5, 2013
    Male Age Groups
    Female Age Groups

UA 5K Homecoming 2012
October 6, 2012
    Male Age Groups
    Female Age Groups

UA 5K Homecoming 2011
October 8, 2011
    Overall & Age Groups

UA 5K Run @ the Roo
April 17, 2011

Registration CLOSED for 2013!

Please register at

    Early registration, received by Sept. 3    $17
    Early registration, received by Sept. 25  $20
    Registration received by Oct 4 online      $23

Online registration will close at 9 am on October 4th to allow for printing of registrations.  Packet pick up and race day registration will be available for $23.

First 500 entrants receive a Dri-Fit 5K t-shirt.  Only pre-registered participants are guaranteed size.  Registration begins at 7 am at InfoCision stadium.  Early packet pick-up will happen on Friday, October 4 from 5 pm - 7 pm at the Student Recreation & Wellness Center.  Split times and water will be provided at the first and second mile markers.  

NOTE: The majority of parking lots will be closed for game day parking.  The best place to park will be in lot 36.  Lot 36 is the Exchange Street parking deck and is a short walk to InfoCision Stadium.  Lot 36 is at the corner of Buckeye St. and E. Exchange St.  Driving directions to this deck can be found via google maps [here].  Please walk east along Exchange Street to find InfoCision Stadium.  Race day packet pick up and registration will be at the northwest corner of the stadium.

Please click [here] for detailed course.  The course travels through the beautiful University of Akron campus and is mostly flat with a couple of rolling hills.  This fast course starts on the outdoor track on the west side of InfoCision Stadium and has an exciting finish on the 50 yard line of Summa Field!

Top male and female and top three in age-group.

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