2022 Laker Spirit Family Weekend 5K

Thank you friends and family for joining Recreation & Wellness for the annual Family Weekend 5K! This year's color run/walk was a great way for us to celebrate Laker Spirit! We had a blast spending the morning with you all!! Hope to see you again in 2023!

Please click the green button below for event results! Congratulations to all finishers!!!

Laker Spirit Family Weekend 5K Logo


In- Person Event: Men's, Women's, and All-Gender 

  • Men’s 14 & Under, Men’s 15-19, Men’s 20-29, Men’s 30-39, Men’s 40-49, Men’s 50-59, Men’s 60-69, Men’s 70 & Over.

  • Women’s 14 & Under, Women’s 15-19, Women’s 20-29, Women’s 30-39, Women’s 40-49, Women’s 50-59, Women’s 60-69, Women’s 70 & Over.

  • All-Gender 14 & Under, All-Gender 15-19, All-Gender 20-29, All-Gender 30-39, All-Gender 40-49, All-Gender 50-59, All-Gender 60-69, All-Gender 70 & Over.


  • Awards will be given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each division.

Registration is now closed, see you in 2023!


Until 12pm on September 16.
$25/participant T-shirt is not a guarantee if after 12am on August 24.

LATE/WALK UP Registration
September 9 8:30a.m. September 17
$25/participant and does not guarantee a T-ShirtEvent Registration



Friday, September 16th
12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
GVSU Recreation & Wellness Office within the Recreation Center

Saturday, September 17th
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Late Registration/Packet Pickup @ Kirkhof Center Lobby

*IMPORTANT: Packets cannot be picked up without a completed waiver.


Waivers MUST be completed for all participants.

Packets will not be distributed to any participants whose waiver has not been completed and returned. 



This event would not be possible without the help of our gracious volunteers! Volunteer opportunities range based on your interest level. 

Please contact Katie at [email protected] for more information. 



We are so grateful for your partnerships, as this event would not be possible without you. Thank you for supporting our programs, services, and most importantly - our students! We're seeking partners for this event. If you're interested in partnering, please contact Katie at [email protected]


If weather conditions present a danger to participants, Race officials maintain the right to cancel or delay the event. Examples that could alter the event: tornado warning, tornado watch, or thunderstorm. Less threatening conditions may cause alterations of the event or the post event awards to ensure participant, volunteer, and community safety. 

Such conditions will not result in refunding of any race fees or future credit since funds were already spent in preparation for the race day. 

If the event is cancelled, runners will receive an email on how they can pick up their race packet.


This policy is intended to enhance the safety and health of students, faculty, staff, contractors, vendors and other visitors, and to supplement the existing GVSU policies, by providing rules and regulations regarding the presence of animals in GVSU facilities. 

No person shall bring any animal(s) onto University owned or controlled property unless otherwise permitted by this or other University policy as in the GVSU policy

For more information, visit the GVSU Policy webpage or contact Disability Support Resources directly. 

Page last modified September 19, 2022