Blast Off! – Join the stellar 5K run benefiting need-based scholarships that create cosmic journeys and stories for UWG students. The race will be held on the UWG campus. Race registration fee includes the course, event shirt, swag bag, and awards for top finishers in six age categories. Come challenge yourself, or get a group together for some fun competition. T-shirts are not guaranteed after October 17.

A Spirit Fun Run will kick-off the festivities for anyone interested in participating in a 300 yard dash. No registration is required just sign in at the registration table prior to the start (5:30 pm).

Race Award Categories Include:
Overall Male Winner
Overall Female Winner

1st, 2nd, and 3rd for:
17 and under Male and Female
18-29 Male and Female
30-39 Male and Female
40-49 Male and Female
50-59 Male and Female
60+ Male and Female

*Race packets will be given to all pre-registered entries that are paid by October 17, 2018.
Race Packet Pick Up Days and Times
October 17, 2019 (Thursday) // 3:00 – 8:00 PM EST // UWG Campus Center Back Patio 
October 18, 2019 (Friday) // 4:00 – 5:30 PM EST // UWG Campus Center Back Patio 

Race Waivers and Bibs will be distributed at packet pickup and on race day from 4:00-5:30 pm.

There will be music, food, and fun on-site, so come out and enjoy the atmosphere.  The Homecoming Pep Rally, Bonfire, Alumni Relations Beer Tasting, and Fireworks start in Love Valley at 7:00 PM EST.  

Link to Homecoming Events Page


Homecoming Spirit Run
October 18, 2019 (Friday) - 17:45
300 yards
Solo Charity/Fund raising Road
Presidential 5K
October 18, 2019 (Friday) - 18:00
5 kilometers
Solo Charity/Fund raising Road


Oct 18 2019 : Clear throughout the day.
5.9°C - 18.7°C (42.6°F - 65.6°F)

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-10-24


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