Run or Walk
Homecoming 2012: Legendary U and Project Food Security have teamed up to present the Norman Borlaug Food & Hunger 5k. All of the proceeds from this 5k race benefit Second Harvest Heartland in honor of Norman Borlaug, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate and U of M graduate who has been credited with saving more than a billion people from starvation. Not only does this race benefit Norman Borlaug but it also helps support hunger relief in the state of Minnesota. Currently, there are over 600,000 people in Minnesota who are hungry.
U of M - St. Paul Campus
Starting Line: Carter Ave and Eckles Ave
*See course map below
All participants will receive the official 2012 Homecoming T-shirt as part of their race entry as well as exciting promotional items and coupons. The first 100 registrants will receive a custom Homecoming drawstring bag!
Online Registration: September 10 – October 3
Day of Registration October 6 ONLY between 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
If you wish, additional donations to the Norman Borlaug Food &Hunger Drive can be made here. Participants are also encourage to bring non-perishable food items or additional cash donations to the race
Race Registration is not transferable or refundable
|Saturday||Oct. 6th, 2012|
|Check-in/Register||9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.|
|Race Start||10:45 a.m.|
|St. Paul Celebration||until 1:00 p.m.|
Example Bib Number
The Registration "University of Minnesota 5K" is not currently available.
This Registration closed on 10/03/2012, 11:59pm CDT (CDT).
Clocks, Timing, and Results:
A digital clock will be located at the finish line. This 5k also uses a computerized ChampionChip timing device to score the race. Searchable race results will be available following the event here. Results will also be sent via email to participants.
Campus Connector: Buses begin running at 9:30 from Willey Hall and depart every 20 minutes on Saturdays. For more info click here!
Metro Transit: Take a city bus to campus at find routes at www.metrotransit.org
Biking: Bike on over to the St. Paul Campus and park in front of the St. Paul Student Center or around campus.
Walking: Simply head on over to St. Paul campus!
Parking: Driving or Carpooling? Free to park in lot sc101
Homecoming is dedicated to providing safe, fun, and exciting events for all students, staff, faculty, alumni, and the greater community of all ages and abilities.
Project Food Security President