Lauren McCluskey Race for Campus Safety

The inaugural 5k event to honor the legacy of Lauren McCluskey, a student-athlete from Pullman, WA who was tragically murdered on the University of Utah campus on October 22nd, 2018. All proceeds will go to the Lauren McCluskey Foundation, which supports campus safety, amateur athletics, and animal welfare. 

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When: October 5, 2019 at 9 am

Where: Whitman County Humane Society, 1340 Old Moscow Rd, Pullman, WA 99163

Distance: 5k Run/Walk & Kids 1k Fun Run

Course Description: Mostly flat out-and-back course starting and ending at the Whitman County Humane Society. The course heads towards downtown Pullman and then east on the Bill Chipman Palouse trail. 5k participants will then turn around near the Alpine Animal Hospital at the intersection of Terre View Dr.

5k Course Map

The 1k Kids Fun Run course will go around the Humane Society property.

Teams: Teams are welcome! There will be prizes for the fastest teams of 5-8 members and there will be corporate, collegiate, and high school categories available.

Parking: There will be some parking available at the start/finish line near the Humane Society. Participants may also park along Johnson Ave. and Old Moscow Road. There are several hotels located within walking distance of the start/finish area. Shuttle buses from nearby locations will be provided if necessary.

Entry Fees

  • 5k Individual: $25 before 9/21/2019, $30 between 9/21/2019 and 9/30/2019, $35 between 10/1/2019 and 10/4/2019, $40 cash only on day of race.

  • 5k Team (5 – 8 members): $125 before 9/21/2019, $135 between 9/21/2019 and 9/30/2019, $150 between 10/1/2019 and 10/4/2019. No race day entry.

  • 1k Kids Race: $10 until 10/4/2019, $15 cash only on day of race.

Sponsor your own donation campaign!  Registered individuals or teams are welcome and encouraged to start a donation campaign on the imATHLETE registration site to collect donations via the campaign site in support of the Lauren McCluskey Foundation.  Top individual and team campaigns will receive prizes and recognition at the post-race awards.

Sponsorship opportunities: If you are interested in being an official sponsor, contact Tim Fromm, Race Director: