2015 Viking 5K

Thanks to everyone who participated. It was a great race! Click here to see results from the 2015 race.

Race Information

Saturday, September 26, 2015
Viking 5K @ 8:00 a.m.
Kid Trot immediately following

Awards ceremony will follow the races (as soon as all times are tabulated). Complimentary lunch will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the tailgate area at Williams Stadium. Please join us!

The race will start in front of the Cowles Center, 1330 E. Morton Avenue, 1/2 block west of the Grand View Library and E. 14th Street. The race will end in the plaza between the Rasmussen Center and the Library. Parking is available in the lots behind the Library, the Cowles Center, and the Krumm Business Center.

USA Track and Field certified course. A 5K loop that begins on Grandview Avenue and runs through the residential Union Park area. A first-aid station will be available on the course.

Entry Fee
GV Alumni, Faculty and Staff: $25
Guest: $30
Current GV Students: $5
Kid Trot (ages 9 and under): Free

Online registration is now closed. Walk-up registrations are accepted during packet-pickup times listed below.

Registrations received within a week of the race or on race day are NOT guaranteed a T-shirt in specified size. Shirt may be mailed to participant. GV is not responsible for storing, loss, or theft of clothing or shoes.

Packet Pick-Up
Friday, September 25, 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 26, 6:30 - 7:30 a.m.
Rasmussen Center
2800 E. 14th Street

Prizes for Men and Women

1st Place Overall Male = $100 cash
1st Place Overall Female = $100 cash
1st Place GV Student (male and female) = $50 cash
1st Place Alumni (male and female) = $50 cash

Awards by Category
(Male and female in each age group)
Prizes for age group awards will be GV merchandise.

14 & Under
15 - 19
20 - 29
30 - 39
40 - 49
50 - 59
60 & over

Note: If you win an overall prize, you won't be eligible for age group awards.  Awards will be given for both men and women in the age group categories.

For more information, contact Laine Mendenhall-Buck at (515) 263-2957 or