Grab your beads and join UREC for our first ever Mardi Gras 5K. This 5K is a run/walk so come out whether its your first 5K or you are trying to set a new personal record! The race starts and finishes at the Athletic Complex! Each participant will receive a race packet and T-shirt with registration. Race Day registration and Bib/T-shirt pick up begins at 1:00p.m. on February 17, actual race begins 3:00 p.m. There will music, food, and fun on-site, so come early and enjoy the atmosphere. Registration is $30 for non-UWG community members, $25.00 for Faculty/Staff and $10.00 for students.

Race Information

February 17
Check-in begins at 1:00 p.m.
Race begins at 3:00 p.m.
Location: Athletic Complex
Registration Deadline: February 9 (Shirts are only guaranteed to those who register before February 1)
UWG Students price: $10
UWG Faculty/Staff price: $25
Non-UWG community members price: $30

How to Register

UWG students, staff, faculty

  1. Register online at
  2. Once in this portal, select "All Programs"
  3. Under classification, select "Special Events"
  4. Select "Mardi Gras 5K"
  5. Students, faculty, or staff will select their appropriate grouping
  6. Proceed to check-out
  7. *Students will see their registration fee change from $25 to $10 and then will be able to check-out

Non-UWG community members

If you are not a part of UWG, please go to the community registration portal and follow the specific instructions on that page.

For more information, please email, call 678-839-5500, or stop by our Admin desk in the main entry of the Campus Center.