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2013 Viking 5K

The 2013 Viking 5K is scheduled for Saturday, September 28, 9:00 a.m., with the Viking Kid Trot immediately after the 5K. The awards ceremony follows..

Registration will be available the morning of the event. Online registration is no longer available.  

Visit Fitness Sports to see race results.

Race Information

Viking 5K @ 9:00 a.m.
Kid Trot immediately following.

Awards ceremony will follow the race (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 and finish in front of the Humphrey Center, 1200 Grandview Avenue, one block west of the Grand View Library and East 14th Street. Parking is available in the lots behind the Library, Cowles Communication Building, and the Krumm Business Center. 

USA Track and Field certified course. A 5K loop that begins near East 13th St. and Grandview Avenue and runs through the residential Union Park area. Water and first-aid stations will be available on the course.

Entry Fee
Through September 6: $25
After September 6 (including race day): $30.00
GV Alumni (including race day): $25
GV Faculty and Staff (including race day): $25
Current GV Students (including race day): $5.00
Ages 14 and under: Free

Registration will be available the morning of the event. Online registration is no longer available.   

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. Not responsible for storing of, loss or theft of clothing or shoes.

Packet Pick-Up
Friday, September 27, 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Humphrey Center, floor 3 1/2
1200 Grandview Ave.
Saturday, September 28, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Humphrey Center, Main Level
1200 Grandview Ave.

Prizes for Men and Women

1st Place Overall Male = $100 cash
1st Place Overall Female = $100 cash
1st PLace GV Student (male or female) = $50 cash
1st Place Alumni (male or 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 Katie Ostrem at (515) 263-2957 or kostrem@grandview.edu.