11th Annual Kelly Roggensack Memorial Races - October 6

The Annual Kelly Roggensack Memorial Races will take place for the 11th time in its history, once again kicking off a busy Saturday on Homecoming Weekend. The races will begin at 8 am on October 6, 2018, with the 1K Kids Fun Run followed by the 5K Run & 3K Walk at 8:30 am. 

To save time on race day, race registration will be held on Friday, October 5 from 2-6 pm in the J.C. Williams Center. Late registration will start at 7 am on race day. Those registering less than 15 minutes prior to the race may not be entered in the database in time to qualify for awards. So please register early!

The course consists mostly of paved road, with a small portion of dirt/gravel on level ground. The race will be using chip timing.

Online Registration

Individual Registration Form

Family Registration Form

Family Team Rules

Race Walking Rules

First 100 entries will receive a FREE race day T-Shirt!  


Top & runner-up Family Team (5K)

Top female & male:

  • Wackiest costume (picked from any registered participant - 1K, 3K or 5K)
  • Alumni (5K)

Top three female & male runners overall (both 5k & 3k)

Top female & male in the following age categories:

– 11 & Under / 12-14 / 15-18 / 19-25 / 26-29 / 30-39 / 40-49 / 50-54 / 55-60 / 60+

Top two runners in 1K race in the following categories:

– 5 & Under / 6-7 / 8-9 / 10-11

Course Map!



8th Annual Kelly Roggensack Races 

A few brave souls still ran the race with coldest temperatures and more rain and wind in the eight years of the Memorial Races. Temps were in the 40's with wind chill in the 30's. Check out pictures from the event here - Kelly Roggensack Memorial Races 2015

Click here for the final times of the 2015 Kelly Roggensack Races


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