College of Science U5k

Join College of Science alumni, faculty, students, and staff in the annual Homecoming 5k - virtual edition!

Join us for the annual U5K to support student scholarships. This year, the event is wherever you are—we’re going virtual! Run or walk our suggested routes, or create your own. All participants will receive a packet including a U5K 2020 bib, shirt, and finisher’s medal. This year's event may look a little different, but we're excited to celebrate with U fans across the country and support deserving students through U Alumni scholarship programs.

Learn more about the importance of this event and get training tips from an alum who ran her first 5K during Homecoming 2019—check out this U5K feature in University of Utah Magazine!

When  |  Oct. 3–17 (run your 5K and submit your results anytime during these dates)

Where  |  Anywhere

Cost  |  $30* for adults/kids, $25* for U students

Registration  |  Register here!

Strava Team  |  Join the COS Team on Strava!

*Save $5 if you opt to pick up your packet on campus

Stay safe while celebrating Homecoming 2020! To help decrease the potential spread of COVID-19, we recommend wearing a mask and maintaining social distance while participating in this event.

Need a route suggestion? Show us your Science route!

This year, you are invited to run this special College of Science route on campus. Hopefully, you recognize this as the universal Pi shape - but if you can do better, let us see it! Tag #uofu_cos_5k on social media!

Please be aware that this route is affected by the security perimeter for the VP Debate. The full route should be available after October 9.