Route: "Fast" Campus 5K Course
Mileage: 5 kilometers (3.1 miles)
Hillage: Mostly gently rolling, but a few challenging hills.

Largest Climb: 90 ft
Average Grade: 2%.
Notable hills:

The 5K is mostly flat. There is a nice downhill on Shortlidge Rd just under a mile into the race and a short, steep uphill on Burrowes Rd  about a mile and three-quarters into the race.


Note: This course was precisely measured. Map distances shown at the links are approximate, but close to these precise measurements.

Start on Porter Rd. just south of the crest of the hill between
Curtin Rd. and Park Ave. Head west on Curtin. Take Curtin to Shortlidge Rd. Turn left on Shortlidge and run down the hill. A block down from Curtin, take the right on Pollack Rd. Continue on Pollock for about half a mile. At Burrowes, make the right and climb the hill, curving to the right as Burrowes turns into Curtin Rd.  Continue down Curtin Rd for the long, relatively flat run to the finish just before Curtin ends at Porter Rd.

Mile Marks:

On Porter Rd near Curtin Rd. just south of the crest of the hill between Curtin Rd. and Park Ave.
Mile 1
On Shortlidge Rd, about 100 yards after turning off of Curtin Rd.
Mile 2
On Curtin Rd, about 70 yards past Allen St.
Mile 3
On Curtin Rd, at the western end of Beaver Stadium
5K On Curtin Rd. at eastern end of Beaver Stadium.
Remarks: The "Fast" Course is basically the same as the Arts Fest "Official" 5K Course that has been used in recent years except that the Shortlidge-Pollock-Burrowers-Curtin Loop is run in the opposite direction.

(Click on Map for link to zoomable map with satellite imagery.)