How It Works:
You can run anywhere, anytime, as long as it is between September 23 – October 1, 2023. Then, submit your results by 8 a.m. (CDT) on October 2, 2023. The race results will be posted the following day, October 3, 2023.
Make sure to share your photos with us on social media platforms using #UMKCVirtual5k.
The first 250 people to register for the 5K will receive a giveaway that will be mailed out after the conclusion of the race. There will be a prize drawing in each of the following categories: student, alumni, UMKC faculty/staff, and friend (non-alum). There will also be a prize drawing that all participants are entered in to automatically.
Virtual 5K FAQ:
What is a virtual 5K?
It is a virtual race that can be ran or walked from any location, including a neighborhood, trail, treadmill, etc. You are able to go at your own pace at a time that is convenient for you at some point during the race week.
How far is a 5K?
It is a 3.1 mile race.
How do I track the time and distance?
Track your time in whatever way works best for you. Mobile apps such at Track My Run and Strava are available to help keep track of the time and distance of your run or walk.
How do I submit my race time?
Once the race week begins, you will receive an email with a link to submit race results.
When will the race results be posted?
Results will be posted the day after the race period closes on October 3, 2023.
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