Triton 5K for UCSD scholarships to be June 6

The Triton 5K will be held on Saturday, June 6.

The UC San Diego Triton 5K will be run on June 6 in support of student scholarships. Over the years, the 5K has raised more than $3.9 million in scholarships benefiting more than 1,000 deserving students.

The 5K will begin at 9 a.m. on Ridge Walk near Spanos Loop and will continue on a new and improved course through the heart of campus. The event will feature wave starts with participants grouped according to pace to ensure ample space for everyone to complete the race at their own comfort level. The course is stroller- and pet-friendly.

All participants will receive an official Triton 5K T-shirt and a gear bag.

The event also features a Junior Triton Run for ages 13 and under at 10:30 a.m. at the Spanos Track and Field Stadium.

After the race, participants can enjoy the Triton Family Festival with hands-on activities for children, live music, a beer garden and more.

Registration for the Triton 5K is $30 for UC San Diego faculty, staff, alumni and parents of current students, $35 for active and veteran military, and $40 for general community members. All high school and university students are $10. Visit

To register or to support undergraduate scholarships with an online gift, visit The race is seeking volunteers to help with check-in, water distribution and more. E-mail for information.