5K | 3.1 MILES

Start Time: 7:10 am
Start/Finish Location: Library Square
Course Time Limit: 6 Hours and 20 Minutes
5K Awards Ceremony: 8:00 am

5K PERKS

Register for the 2018 Alaska Airlines Salt Lake City Marathon 5K and receive the following:

  • A cool, one-of-a-kind technical T-shirt branded Salt Lake City Half Marathon
  • The light-activated, translucent blue sky sun-catcher will pop as you wear this medal, proudly highlighting your accomplishment.  Oh yeah! It also doubles a bottle opener.
  • Gatorade, water, fruit and ice cream at the finish line
  • Professional event timing and live results messaging to track your race progress
  • Great food at finish line festival
5K PRIZES

5K 1ST PLACE (MALE | FEMALE)
  • $100.00
  • $50 gift certificate to Salt Lake Running Company
  • Jacket
5K 2ND PLACE (MALE | FEMALE)
  • $50.00
  • Jacket
5K 3RD PLACE (MALE | FEMALE)
  • $25.00
  • Jacket

5K AWARDS

The light-activated, translucent blue sky sun-catcher will pop as you wear this medal, proudly highlighting your accomplishment.  Oh yeah! It also doubles a bottle opener. How cool is that?


Additionally, custom designed plaques will be awarded three deep for the following male and female age categories:

14 & under
15 to 19
20 to 24
25 to 29
30 to 34
35 to 39
40 to 44
45 to 49
50 to 54
55 to 59
60 to 64
65 to 69
70 to 74
75 to 79
80+

ALERT SYSTEM

GREEN | NORMAL

__GREEN__ – “Normal”
Good conditions; runners/walkers should be alert and enjoy the race.

RED | DANGEROUS

__RED__ – “Dangerous”
Potentially dangerous conditions.

  • Heat – Runners/walkers should slow down and drink plenty of water.
  • Lightening/hail/tornado – Runners/walkers should take cover at the closest shelter until the course is reopened.
  • Timing of the event has stopped and no awards will be given out at this time.
  • Medical remains in place on the course.
YELLOW | CAUTION

__YELLOW__ – “Caution”
Less than ideal conditions; runners/walkers should slow down and drink plenty of water.

BLACK | CANCELLED

__BLACK__ – “Cancelled”
Extremely dangerous conditions; event cancelled, participation stopped – runners/walkers should stop, seek shelter and follow instructions from race staff, volunteers and public safety officials.

GEAR CHECK

There will be a gear bag drop-off area near the start/finish line. Just look for the "Gear Check" signs. Please follow these guidelines:

  • You must use the gear bags provided to you at the Expo.
  • You must use the gear check tag located on your bib to identify your bag.
  • Please DO NOT leave valuables in your bag, as we cannot be responsible for the contents of your bag.
  • DO NOT leave your bag unattended outside the official bag drop area. Bags left unattended may be confiscated due to Homeland Security requirements.
RACE RULES
  1. Runners going backwards, animals, bicycles, and roller skates are all prohibited in the Alaska Airlines Salt Lake City Marathon 5K.
  2. Walkers will be allowed in the 5K as long as a 15 minute/mile pace can be upheld.
  3. MP3 players are permitted during the race. For the safety of all on the course, we ask that runners keep their music low or consider using just one headphone.
  4. Runners with strollers are allowed, but you must start in the back of the pack as a courtesy to runners without strollers.