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San Diego State University

Homecoming 2015

Second Annual Homecoming 5k

9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 14, Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union

The race will start and end at the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union. Participants can run, walk, skip, dance, etc.

Please arrive NO LATER than 8:15 a.m. to check in and receive your race gear. Registration will take place in the Lee & Frank Goldberg Courtyard, located at the Union.

Following the run, join other students, faculty and staff for a celebration on Centennial Walkway. Enjoy free food, inflatables, and more!

Participants are encouraged to bring canned goods/non-perishable items to the event to donate to Aztecs Rock Hunger! Visit the Aztecs Rock Hunger website for more information.

The first 50 people to check-in will receive a FREE SDSU water bottle, thanks to the SDSU Bookstore!


Following the run, join other students, faculty and staff for a celebration on Centennial Walkway. Enjoy free food, inflatable games, and more!

Prior to race day

Please register before NOON on Friday, Nov. 13, to participate in the Homecoming 5k.

Homecoming 5k Registration

Day of the race

Everyone is welcome to participate in the Homecoming 5k as long as registration is complete prior to the race.

Once you are checked in on Saturday, Nov. 14, you will receive a bib to wear that indicates your start time.

The race will not be timed so if you would like to know how long it takes you to run the 5K, we encourage you to use your own resources.

The route is accessible so strollers, wheelchairs, etc will be allowed. Please be safe and cognizant of your surroundings. Please also remember that you are participating at your own risk and Associated Students is not liable for any injuries.

Please read over the Homecoming 5k waiver and print for your records.

Map of the 5k

Each participant will make two laps around the route. There will be arrows on the ground as well as Elite Security and volunteers around the course to help direct participants.

Map of the Race Route

Driving directions to SDSU and Parking Structure 6

  • From Interstate 8, exit at College Avenue and go south. San Diego State University will be on your right.
  • Continue on College Avenue South through the Canyon Crest Drive/Alvarado Road stop light.
  • Cross under two pedestrian bridges and turn left at your first opportunity.
  • Parking Structure 6 (PS6) will be directly in front of you. You may park on any level within PS6.

**Purchase a parking permit for $2/hour at the yellow machines located at the entrances/exits of PS6, and remember to leave it on your dashboard. Plan to spend approximately four hours at SDSU.

After parking, please cross the main bridge to the Lee & Frank Goldberg Courtyard located in the middle of Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union. There will be signs and volunteers to help direct you where to go for registration!

After the Race

Relax, and enjoy the festivities! See you at the tailgate and football game!

Homecoming Football Game

7:30 p.m., Qualcomm Stadium
The Aztecs will take on Wyoming Cowboys. For tickets and more information, visit the Go Aztecs website.

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