Scholarship 5K & Kids 1K



Young Alumni Homecoming Scholarship 5K and Kids 1K Run

We would like to send along a great big “thank you!” for your participation in the Young Alumni 5K race and Kids 1K fun run this year. We know that many of you join us annually for this event, and we appreciate your continued support. For those who participated this year for the first time, we hope you had a wonderful and fun experience and that we’ll see you again in the future. 

Final race results can be found at


  • $500 Student Scholarships: Kolby Van Orden and Danny Judd
  • $1,000 Student Group Scholarships: The Game of Development and the Quick Chemists
  • Fastest male: Matt Jacobs (16:34)
  • Fastest female: Vanessa Galli (21:10)
  • Fastest male faculty: Levi Pace (19:09)
  • Fastest female faculty: awarded – Jamesina Simpson, 23:46 (awarded second-fastest female overall, Aimee Maxwell, 23:10)
  • Best dressed: Tami Endow

For highlights from the beautiful morning, please check out our photo gallery.


We want to give a big shout out to our 5K race chairs!

Thank you, thank you: Andrew Swindle, Melinda Hill, and Wells Parker.

We also want to thank event DJ and veteran sports personality Tom Kirkland of ESPN700 AM. Kirkland hosts "TK in the Midday" from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. weekdays. He was sports director at KSL for 15 years and has covered 10 Olympics as a reporter/anchor.