UA 5K Homecoming Run/Walk

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Sport Science and Wellness Education, the Sport Science Academy and Student Recreation and Wellness Services present the 4th Annual University of Akron Homecoming UA 5k! Register Now! The first 500 runners that register will receive a Dry-Fit Long Sleeve T-Shirt!

This event has been made possible through the focused vision and diligent efforts of graduate and undergraduate students in the Departments of Student Recreation and Wellness Services and Sport Science and Wellness Education. With the vision of an on campus sporting event, these students planned, organized, and will implement the UA 5K Homecoming Run.

Please register in person or at

  • In person registration at the Rec (SRWC) - $20
  • registration, received after 9/6 - $27
  • registration, received after 9/20 - $30

Online registration will close at 4pm on October 3th to allow for printing of registrations. Packet pick up  registration will be available for $30 on Friday, October 3rd from 5:00pm-7:00pm at the Student Recreation & Wellness Center.

Race day packet pick up and registration begins at 7 am and will be located at the northwest corner of InfoCision stadium. Split times and water will be provided at the first and second mile markers.

The course travels through the beautiful University of Akron campus and is mostly flat with a couple of rolling hills. This fast course has an exciting finish on the 50 yard line of Summa Field!

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

*Interested in volunteering? email
Event details and schedule

The event schedule and events will be included in an email closer to the day of the event.

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