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Join us for the annual Homecoming Scholarship 5K

This race is held annually in conjunction with Homecoming. Proceeds from the run go to student scholarships.

Join Swoop, cheerleaders, students, alumni and fans during this homecoming celebration with food, prizes and U spirit from start to finish!

You can also click here to register for the race.

Saturday, Oct. 7

  • 7:30 a.m.: Registration/packet pickup
  • 8:30 a.m.: 5K start
  • 9:15 a.m.: Kids 1K start 

Where: In front of Pioneer Theatre
300 S. 1400 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 (map)

Parking is available in the lots west and south of Pioneer Theatre. Please consider carpooling and taking public transit as parking is limited.


  • UUAA member: $25
  • U student: $20
  • U faculty/staff*: $25
  • Adult (other): $30
  • Kids 1K: $14
  • Virtual 5K**: $20 

*This race is a WellU option for university faculty/staff.

**Do you live out of town but want to support the race (and get a really cool t-shirt)? Sign up for our virtual 5K and we will mail you your t-shirt and finisher's medal!

You can also click here to register for the race.

Online registration closes Wednesday, Oct. 4, after which runners can do walk-up registration (along with pre-registered packet pickup) on race day.

Prize categories

  • Division prizes
  • Top 3 fastest male and female
  • $1,500 scholarship to largest student group
  • (Two) $500 student scholarships selected at random
  • Raffle prizes

Bag check: 
A bag check will be available for all runners. Though we will do our best to take care of your stuff, the Alumni Association will not be responsible for any missing items

Questions? 801-581-6995 or contact@alumni.utah.edu.

2016 race results can be found here.

2016 race shirt

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