Race Information

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Packet Pick Up 

Packet pick up will be on the two days leading up to the race and on race day directly in front of the WELL at Sacramento State. You MUST have a photo ID and sign a waiver to pick up your packet. 

2017 Packet Pick Up Days and Times

Tuesday, May 2, 2017: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, May 3, 2017: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Race Day, May 4, 201711:00 am - 5:30 pm



Race Day Parking

There will be free parking on the top level of parking structure 3! For all other areas daily rates will be enforced as usual. 

  • 2 hour parking: $3.00
  • All day parking: $6.00

Never been on campus? Follow the link below to find more information on parking, and the race location. 

University Transportation and Parking Services


Race Policies 

Runners must arrive at least 10 minutes prior to race time, or they will not be permitted to run. We begin picking up the course immediately after the race begins to reduce the time for road closures. 

  • Strollers are allowed but must be in the last wave.
  • No dogs
  • No Headphones*
Additional Policy Information

*Participants wearing headphones are less aware of their surroundings and may not be aware of (1) starting line announcements; (2) instructions on the course from race management and volunteers  (3) warnings that participants have strayed off course; (4) friendly warnings from another participant that is approaching to pass; and (5) finish line/chute announcements. Event personnel must be able to communicate with participants before, during and after the race.




DJ Student Showcase

The WELL is looking for a student DJ to perform at our 9th Annual Sac State 5K Fun Run: Mustache Edition! The race is on Thursday, May 4th at 6pm. To apply to perform please review the following criteria: 

  • DJ’s must submit a video audition to The WELL along with their application.
  • The video audition must be accessible through YouTube.
  • Video must be a minimum of 2 minutes
  • Clean lyrics, no profanity
  • DJ must be able to provide their own equipment on the day of the event
  • DJ must be available from 4:30pm – 8pm on Race Day to set up and take down their equipment.
  • The selected DJ will get a swag pack for their participation and exposure to 500+ race participants.
  • All submissions due by Tuesday, April 4th at 5pm.
  • E-mail audition submissions to Social@thewellatsacstate.com

DJ Application Form



Want to help out during the race?  We always need volunteers to work various aspects of the event. If you are part of a club or organization please write it down during your registration.

2017 Volunteer Registration







We can't wait to see you at the 9th Annual Sac State 5K Fun Run: Mustache Edition on May 4, 2017!