Blue Hen 5k


8th University of Delaware Blue Hen 5k

June 5, 2016 – Sunday

Newark, DE

Race Time

8:30am- Registration opens
9:00am- Kids Fun Run start
9:30am- Race start


Entry Info

Register online – click here (Weekend races close online registration the Thursday before the race at noon)

Entry fee- $20 pre-registration (until the Thursday before the race at Noon) / $25 day of event


University of Delaware – Laird Campus
100 David Hollowell Drivenewark-deli-bakery-logo-web
Newark, DE 19716

Registration will be located between James Smith and Thomas McKean halls.


Bing’s Bakery



Jimmy John’s

Jazz Apple

Deer Park Tavern

UD Barnes & Noble Bookstorejazz-apple-logo-web

Unique Impressions

Limestone Therapeutic Massage

Sky Zone Newark

Newark Deli & Bagels

Horizon Services, Inc.


Brandywine Electronics


Starts and finishes in front of the clock on the walkway of Laird Campus

Course map

NOTICE: no baby strollers are allowed in the run portion of this event. You may WALK with strollers. No dogs allowed due to insurance liability.  Bibs are non-transferable.  Please reference our policies page for more details.


-Short sleeve performance shirts are guaranteed to all pre-registered 5k participants. Additional shirts will be available for purchase at the finish line for $10 or by calling the Office of Alumni
Relations after the event 302-831-2341. Select sizes may be available.
-Post race refreshments
-Bag drop area available for items to be held during race
-Water stop just after 2 mile mark plus start and finish


-Awards for top 3 male/femaledeer-park-logo-web
-Prize pack for overall male and female UD Alumni
-Prize pack for runner with the most spirit
-Prize pack for fastest Double Del couple
-Medals for top 3 male/female in age groups 12 & under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 over
-Kids 1k fun run awards will be ribbons for all participants

Presidents Cupud-barnes-noble-bookstore-logo-web

The President’s Cup pits UD’s seven colleges and other participating departments against one another to see which college has the fastest alums participating in the race. There is a participation component that is

1. College of Health Sciences
2. College of Business & Economics


3. College of Engineering
4. College of Arts & Sciences
5. College of Education & Human Development
6. College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment
7. College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

If your department is interested in participating in the race for the President’s Cup, contact Cathryn Schenk at (302) 831-1415 or email



NOVA Timing Systems will chip time using the MYLAPS BibTag Timing System


Click HERE for race results. They will be posted online during the race and complete results will be posted once the race is complete.

2015 Results


Click HERE for race photos. They will be posted online later after the race.


For more information, contact Cathryn Schenk at (302) 831-1415 or email

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