Green Gallop 5K
Participate in the Green Gallop Homecoming 5k Glow Run/Walk!
Date: Friday October 4, 2019
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Location: UND Wellness Center
The Green Gallop Homecoming Run is a great way to show your UND Pride and Homecoming Spirit! The course begins at the Wellness Center, runs along the English Coulee, through campus, and past Ralph Engelstad Arena.
The race will begin just after sunset at 8:30 p.m. Join 200+ of your closest UND friends and kickoff Homecoming Weekend the right way!
2019 Race Information
Online Registration is open!
Online registration will be open July 8 - October 4. "Day of Event" registration will be available until 7:30 p.m. at the Wellness Center on October 4. No participants will be accepted after 7:30 p.m. on the day of the race. To register online for the Green Gallop, please click the link below. You may also register in person at the Wellness Center. If you have any questions on registration please contact Steph Hoffman, Race Director, at 701.777.2943 or stephanie.r.hoffman@UND.edu.
Registration Fees and Deadlines
- Now - October 4: $30
Youth (under 12)
- Now - October 4: $20
Entry fees are non-refundable. Race numbers and entries cannot be transferred to another person or for another year. No exceptions.
Multiple Registrants: If you would like to register someone other than yourself, or would like to register more than one person under the same account, the steps are below.
1. Navigate to the registration page.
2. If you have a profile already created, sign in. If you do not have a profile with UND, create an account.
3. Once you are signed in, go to your profile page. Scroll to the bottom and select add a new dependent.
4. Create as many dependents as you would like. You will then be able to select which dependents/family members you would like to register for the event.
The course layout will be the same as previous years. You can view the route here: Green Gallop map. The course will have a 1.5 hour time limit starting at 8:30 p.m. Participants must use sidewalks and walking paths where available, as streets will NOT be closed to traffic. We will have volunteers on the course to assist runners and to ensure traffic does not interfere with the race. Even though it will be dark during the run, the course route is well lit and safe for participants!
Race Packet Pick-Up
Pick up your t-shirt and get your race bib on Thursday, October 3 from from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the UND Wellness Center Welcome Desk. Participants can also pick up their race packets on race day throughout the entire day at the Welcome Desk.
To learn more about becoming a race sponsor or donating to the Green Gallop, please contact Steph Hoffman, Race Director, at 701.777.2943 or stephanie.r.hoffman@UND.edu.
Interested in volunteering? Volunteers are needed throughout the event to help with directing participants on and off of the course, assisting with registration, handing out food and water, and encouraging the runners! For more information about volunteering, please contact Volunteer Coordinators: Sonia Doulamis at 701.777.5843 or Andria Spaeth 701.777.0210
Is this event timed? We will not be doing timing this year for the race. The Glow Run/Walk is an opportunity for participants to come out and have fun to kick off Homecoming Week. We will have a clock at the finish line for those interested in their time.
Is there an age limit for this event? No, there is no age limit or requirement. All are welcome!
Are walkers welcome? Yes, absolutely! We just ask that walkers start at the back of the field for safety reasons.
How do I register more than one person? See info under the registration section
Is there a bag check? No, we will not have a bag check for the run this year.
What is included in my Glow Run registration? All participants will receive a 2019 Green Gallop T-shirt, access to glow sticks, and entry into our raffle for door prizes. Be sure to register early to ensure you are guaranteed the correct size.
How should I dress for the event? If you don't want to wear your race t-shirt, we still encourage all participants to dress in neon and glow gear to light up the night!
Is parking free? Yes, parking will be at the Wellness Center and will be free for the event.
What if it rains? The event will take place rain or shine. If there is severe weather, we will cancel the event. No refunds will be given in the event of cancellation. There is no rain date for this event.
Who receives the proceeds from the event? The proceeds for this event go to the UND Wellness & Health Promotion Department to assist us with creating top of the line programming for our students, faculty and staff, and alumni members!