Homecoming 5K

5K participant running towards the finish line as volunteers cheer him on

Homecoming 5K

Join us for the annual Homecoming 5K! This year’s Homecoming route is a scenic one throughout the UTA campus. Both walking and running entries are accepted. All proceeds will go to the UTA Emergency Assistance Fund. Open to all UTA students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members.


Race Day: Saturday, November 11, 2023 at 10:00am


Early Bird Registration (by 10/30/23)

Student: $12

Non-Student: $22

Regular Registration (10/31/23 - 11/10/23)

Student: $18

Non-Student: $28

Race Day Registration (11/11/23)

Student: $22

Non-Student: $30


Make this event a fun activity for you, your friends, co-workers, and club mates. Team discounts available upon registration. Register and run or walk as a group on race day! The largest team will win a prize. Team names must be included on entry form to qualify as a team participant.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the UTA Emergency Assistance Fund.



Thursday, Nov. 9: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 pm at the MAC Membership Services*

Friday, Nov. 10: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm at the MAC Membership Services*

*Homecoming giveaway to those that pick up their packet on Thursday and Friday.*

Race Day

Parking on Campus:

Parking is available in the West Campus Parking Garage (located at 804 UTA Blvd), Lot 34 and Lot F6. We want to ensure you have an exceptional parking experience while on campus. Please enter your vehicle information in the link below to validate your parking and obtain an e-permit for your vehicle to park on campus during the event. View the parking map here


Here are the steps to register for parking:

  1. Follow the link https://utarlington.aimsparking.com/permits/?cmd=new_event
  2. Select "Department-Hosted Event
  3. Select "Homecoming 5K
  4. Enter voucher code 5k
  5. Select permit type "(EVT) Student Surface Lots"
  6. Select the active date
  7. Add vehicle info and confirm


Race Day Schedule: Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023*


7:30am - 9:00am

On-site registration and packet pickup


9:45 am

Warm-up session led by Campus Recreation Group Exercise staff  


10:00 am

Race start time


10:30 am

The post-race celebration begins, food, vendors, activities, and awards  


*Rain or shine we will have the Homecoming 5K, and no refunds will be given. At the race directors discretion we could delay or cancel for safety (lightning or other unsafe conditions). If during the course of the race it is deemed unsafe participants are highly encouraged to return to the MAC and take cover.


Route Information

The course is a scenic route through the UTA campus.

View the Map

Results & Awards

Awards will be given to the top finishers in each age group, as well as overall male/female and masters male/female. In addition, there will be the UTA spirit award (dress with your blue and orange) and the largest team award. Results will be available for a participant about 30 seconds after they finish.



Interested in sponsoring our event?

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