Detailed Race Information

The UC Davis Heroes Run will be on Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Runners are welcome to wear costumes. Please keep all superhero apparel tasteful and appropriate for all ages.

Proceeds from the event will benefit UC Davis students through the
We Are Aggie Pride philanthropy program. More information about the program can be found in the Sponsors section.


The good guys are to promptly report for duty on the UC Davis East Quad.

9:00 am: 5K RACE STARTS
Kicking bad guy booty and taking names will commence along the 5K course.

Celebrate a triumphant victory at our expo with live music, food, prizes, and fun.

Fledgling heroes get their moment to shine as they chase down the ultimate villain.

The fastest heroes will be awarded medals.

11:00 pm: THE END
Valhalla Gala will wrap up. All hero runners must be off the course by this time.

Time Limits

The time limit for the race is one hour. All runners/walkers should complete the race by 10:00 AM.


The 5K course loops through campus. Click the course map below to see last year's course, and stay tuned for this year's updated official course certification.

View the official 2014 course certification here.


Valiant deeds do not go unnoticed. Awards will be given to the following:

— Fastest Time by Age Group
(Top Male and Female from each category)

  • 5-10 |
  • 10-19 |
  • 20-29 |
  • 30-39 |
  • 40-49 |
  • 50-59 |
  • 60+

Race Results

Thank you to all of our hero runners who participated in the Heroes Run! We hope you had a super time! Your results can be found below.

Packet Pick Up

Friday October 24, 2014
116 A. St
9 am - 4 pm
(please note that we are closed during the noon hour)

Friday October 24, 2014
615 2nd Street
4 pm -6 pm
(we will be in front of the store)

Saturday October 25, 2014
UC Davis East Quad
8:00 - 8:45 am

Valhalla Gala

After crossing that finish line, the fun has only just begun! Join us on the Quad for a post-race celebration in honor of our heroic runners.

The Gala will have music to jive to and shwag to collect. Pick up free samples from our league of sponsors and play games to win even more prizes.

Once you’ve seen the sights, sit on the grass in the cool shade, savor a glass of cold water, and pat yourself on the back for a crime-fighting/5K-running job well-done.

Personal Items

We will not have bag check at this event. Please plan on leaving your valuables at home or safely stowed in your vehicle.


Runners/walkers planning to bring a stroller to the race are asked to start at the back of the pack. This will help ensure the safety for all participants.

Service Dogs

Trained, accredited service dogs (dogs trained to assist individuals with a medical or physical disability) may be permitted on the course, provided that the procedures below are followed.

  1. Accreditation documentation by a recognized Assistance Dogs International program or equivalent. Only working dogs (not including retired, trainee and companion dogs), are permitted on course.
  2. The guide dog must wear an identification harness for the duration of the event.
  3. The owner is responsible to clean up after their dog.
  4. Race officials have the right to refuse participation if the guide dog poses a safety concern.