8th Annual Community 5K Fun Run/Walk

7 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24

About The Event:

Hosted by VSU’s Campus Recreation and Campus Wellness. The event is designed to encourage community building and promote healthy lifestyles. Race day registration begins at 6 a.m., and course markers will be positioned to provide directions on the day of the race. The race will start at the Student Union on Valdosta State University’s main campus and proceed around the perimeter of main campus. The total course length is 5K (3.1 miles). Use this link to download the REGISTRATION FORM. Or register ONLINE for added convenience.

Registrations can be turned in on Monday, August 18, Tuesday, August 20 and Wednesday, August 21 from 11 AM - 1 PM in the Student Union Rotunda (second floor), at the Campus Recreation table on August 22 from 1-4 during The Happening, or on Friday, August 23 from 3-6 PM in front of the Student Recreation Center on Sustella Ave.

Want to get extra sleep the day of the race? Pre-check-in available (pick up t-shirt, number, etc.) on Friday, August 23, 3-6 PM, Student Recreation Center for all who register by Thursday, August 22. Must have picture ID with you for Pre-check-in.

Join Us On Facebook:

Click on the Flyer below to go to our Facebook page

If you have a Facebook account please like us on the Facebook page and join our Facebook group 5K Fun Run/Walk.  


5k Fun Run flyer


  • 1st Place Men’s and Women’s Categories
  • Ages 13-17, 18-29, 30-50, and 51 & up
  • In addition there will be one overall winner for 12 and under

Registration fees:

  • $12 VSU Students (also includes children 10-17), under age 10 is free.
  • $15 All other participants who register before 3 p.m. on Aug. 23.
  • $20 Same day registration for all participants.
  • T-shirts provided (Register Early for Sizing Preference)

Mail or bring checks to Campus Recreation (payable to VSU foundation), care of Shawn Phippen, Valdosta State University, 1500 N. Patterson St., Valdosta, GA 31698. Funds raised will go towards the NIRSA scholarship.