Annual Bothell Husky 5K

Saturday, May 11, 2024

UW Bothell campus

Husky 5k starts at 9 a.m.

“Pups & Cubs” Kids 1k Race starts at 10 a.m.

Register now!

Run with the Pack at the UW Bothell Husky 5k! Walk, run and have fun at this spirited, family and dog-friendly event!

The 19th annual Bothell Husky 5k Run/Walk will include a scenic loop around the UW Bothell campus, a race shirt, post-race breakfast and more!

Over the years, sponsors and participants like you have raised more than $225,000 to support UW Bothell student scholarships, awarded by the Alumni Council and their Alumni Endowed Scholarship. Continue the legacy and provide UW Bothell students with critical scholarship assistance.

Race Options

The Husky 5k is great for all ages:

  • 5k Run/Walk at UW Bothell
  • “Pups & Cubs” Kids 1k Race

Course Map:

Packet Pick-up:

  • Early packet pickup is offered Friday, May 10, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.
    • Participants who register before Thursday may pick up race packets (including shirt and bib with built-in timing chip) at early pickup to avoid race day lines.
    • Pick-up will take place on campus in the uppermost southwest surface parking lot (near NE 180th ST & 110th AVE NE) between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and again from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. View a campus map.
  • Race-day packet pick-up will be available on campus beginning at 8 a.m.



  • $30 – General public (13 years of age and older)
  • $25 – UW Bothell alumni and UWAA members
  • $25 – Age 12 and younger who want to walk/run the full 5k
  • “Pups & Cubs” Kids 1k Race – FREE for kids!

Thank you to our sponsors:

Benefiting the UW Bothell Alumni Endowed Scholarship

This fund provides tuition assistance to UW Bothell undergraduate, graduate or certificate students who:

  • demonstrate qualities of character and leadership,
  • exhibit a strong commitment to community service, and
  • exhibit a strong commitment to academic achievement.

Learn more about the Alumni Scholarship.

What’s included?

  • Sport-Tek race shirt (while supplies last)
  • Participation medals
  • Race bib with built-in timing
  • Race kick-off with Holly the Husky and Dubs!
  • Photo opportunity with Airy, the 16′ inflatable Husky
  • Kids’ Zone
  • Post-race breakfast
  • Prizes and giveaways from our sponsors!
  • Discount to Bothell Block Party (ages 21+)

Interested in volunteering at the event?

If walking or running the Bothell Husky 5k isn’t your normal go-to thing, but still interested in helping students? Help us host the event by signing up as a volunteer!