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Race & Route Information

Race Day Schedule

  • 8:00 AM - Registration Desk Opens
  • 9:00 AM - 5 KM Walk or Run
  • 10:15 AM - Event Awards for all Age Categories and Westag Alumni
  • 10:30 AM - Barnyard Dash (Activity Event) for Kids 2-6 Free Event!

About The 5K Sod Buster Route

  • The entire 5 KM is completed on campus
  • The route contains a majority of running/walking on paved roads (over 3 KM’s), plus some running/walking on gravel roadways through a designated area of the campus crop research plots
  • The START and FINISH is at the same location

Route Map is posted below

Route Map
Larger version of route map

More Details on the Location and Partcipant Packages

  • Participant packages can be picked up during registration in the gymnasium of the Rudy H. Brown Rural Development Centre the morning of the race (after 8:00 AM)
  • There are 2 water stations on the 5K route and water provided at the finish line
  • Public washrooms are located in the Rudy H. Brown Rural Development Centre
  • Tim Horton’s coffee and Timbits will be provided to all spectators

5K Awards/Prizes

  • 10:15 AM - Event Awards for all Age Categories and Westag Alumni
  • The top male and top female racers in each age category listed below will receive a special prize
    • Age 14 and under (2 Prizes)
    • Ages 15 – 24 (2 Prizes)
    • Ages 25 – 34 (2 Prizes)
    • Ages 35 – 44 (2 Prizes)
    • Ages 45 – 54 (2 Prizes)
    • Ages 55 – 64 (2 Prizes)
    • Age 65 and older (2 Prizes)
  • Plus the top three Westag alumni participants will receive a prize! (3 Prizes)
Page reviewed 06/26/2015