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Retriever 5k Dawg Chase and Fun Run

Rain or Shine!!


On Campus : Library Plaza

Date & Time

October 14, 2023, 8:30 am10:00 am


This event is rain or shine! 

Join us for the 2023 Homecoming 5k and Family Fun!

Whether you’re in it for some friendly competition or would rather stick with a group, this event’s emphasis is on camaraderie, bringing together all paces and styles.

The 5k or 1 mile routes start and end at the Albin O. Kuhn Library. The 1 mile route will be leisurely and casually paced (pets and families encouraged). 

Check-in time begins at 7:30 a.m. and the race/walk is at 8:30 a.m.

Entry Fees: 
• $20 for faculty, staff, alumni, and friends aged 17+ (anyone under 17 must be accompanied and registered by an adult)
• NO charge for UMBC students
• $50 for a family pack option (includes up to two adults 18 and over and any number of children) 
• $25 race day fee for non-students, $10 for students, and $60 for a family pack (pending space)
• Event is limited to 300 participants

The first 150 participants who register by Friday, Sept 22nd will receive a commemorative t-shirt (adult sizes only) and participant medal. Sponsored by UMBC Track and Field, Campus Life, UMBC Recreation, and the UMBC Alumni Association. 

*** Runner Packets will be available for pick-up at the CIC on Thurs, Oct 12, 5 - 8 p.m. and Friday, Oct 13, 9 a.m. - noon.