Event ID: 9923

Anteater 5K & Family Fun Run

UCI’s Anteater 5k & Family Fun Run invites you to lace up your high-top sneakers, run through the decades and celebrate UC Irvine’s 50th anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. The course takes participants on a throwback adventure through the campus, finishing at the Festival of Discovery in Aldrich Park. The first year festival is a new interactive event, open to the community, providing an opportunity to experience educational, hands-on displays highlighting the solution-based work addressing global challenges and staging UCI’s arts and cultural contributions.

The Anteater 5k & Family Fun Run kicks off at 7 a.m. with registration and the health and wellness expo. The first heat of the 5k run will begin at 8:30 a.m. The Family Fun Run will begin at 9 a.m. Race participants will run through the decades with themed décor and deejays spinning top hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and today. Running in costumes and your favorite throwback gear is recommended.

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October 3, 2015 - October 3, 2015
07:00 AM
5k tickets are $30 for adults, $20 for UCI students and $10 for children ages 17 years or younger. The 5k run is a timed race. Tickets for the Family Fun Run are $10 for participants. Children 4 years and younger are admitted for free. The Family Fun Run is not a timed race. All registered race participants will receive an official race t-shirt and free access to the Festival of Discovery. The Festival of Discovery is a free event for non-race participants.


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Irvine, California 92697
United States

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Christa Pulos, Special Event Strategist 949 824-8384

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