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Grad Dash 5k

Lace up your shoes because we’re about to take off this April for the first annual Grad Dash hosted by the Graduate School and Graduate Student Council. Join your fellow graduate students, faculty, staff and families for 3.1 miles. Meet staff and students while you tour campus and finish the semester on the right track. Whether you come in first or last place, everyone’s guaranteed a degree!

All participants are welcome to run, walk, or roll their way through campus on this dash. All routes are wheelchair and stroller accessible.

  • Race Day: Saturday, April 28
  • Check-in begins at 7:30 am
  • Grad Dash begins at 8:00 am 
  • Check-in, start, and finish line, are located at the K-State Alumni Center near Memorial Stadium.
  • Park in the parking garage or lot D1 (located west of Memorial Stadium). Parking Map
  • $20 to register (t-shirt included, limited supplies remain) or $10 (no t-shirt)

Advance registration for the Grad Dash 5K is now closed. However, you are still welcome to participate in the race and register on site.

If registering on site, you must pay $10 to participate (no t-shirt included).

We have a few large t-shirts remaining. If you register on site and would like a large t-shirt, the cost for the race fee and t-shirt is $20.

Payment may be made in the form of exact cash or check, made out to the Graduate Student Council.

Grad Dash 5k Route

Runners will complete this route twice.

5k route