2018 UA 5K Homecoming Run/Walk

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Sport Science and Wellness Education, the Sport Science Academy, Student Recreation and Wellness Services, and Student Rec Council present the 7th Annual University of Akron Homecoming 5K!

This event is 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/Walk.


Congratulations to our top finishers!

Male Overall
1 Brett Purgason 18:40
2 Manwel Labib 19:10
3 Leland Hoffman 19:15
Female Overall
1 Margaret Tulay 23:04
2 Amelia McNutt 23:12
3 Kaitlyn Auten 23:16

Complete results by age group are also available.


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 Summa Field!

Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors!

Arby's  |  Diamond Deli  |  Cracked Live Action Puzzle Rooms  |  Einstein Bagels

Giant Eagle  |  Insomnia Cookies  |  Miracle Custom Awards & Gifts  |  North Coast Multisports, Inc.

Orchard Lane Enterprises  |  Physio Orthopedics and Performance LLC.  |  Play It Again Sports  |  Pizza Fire

Road ID  |  Snapshot Photography  |  Studio 9  |  Taylor Made Jewelry  |  The Great Escape Room 

The University of Akron Bookstore  |  The West Side Leader and South Side News Leader  |  University Tans

Universitees  |  Vertical Runner  |  Woody's Bar