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26th Annual Triton 5K

26th Annual Triton 5K

Sunday, October 23 at 9-11:30 a.m. PDT

It’s a race like non other. Join us as we celebrate a very special Triton 5K, with a brand new campus course and fun surprises along the way. As you run, walk or roll along the race route, experience the transformational impact of the more than $3 billion raised through the Campaign for UC San Diego. Because of donors like you, our campus is proudly powered by philanthropy and we are grateful for your support. Your impact is like non other. Participate live, or virtually, from anywhere around the globe – all in support of student scholarships. Let’s continue the nontradition together. 

Note: registrations submitted after 2 p.m. PDT on Friday, October 21 will not have access to the race tracking app.

Packet Pick-up Options

Northpoint Visitor Information Center, UC San Diego
2 John Jay Hopkins Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 (see map)

  • Thursday, October 20 from 1-6 p.m.
  • Friday, October 21 from 1-6 p.m.


Sunday, October 23
9-11:30 a.m. PDT
- UC San Diego Students - $10
- Alumni, Staff, Faculty, Parents/Families of Student - $40
- Community - $50
UC San Diego RIMAC Field

Triton 5K Race Packet

Register today and receive a complimentary Race Packet, including a commemorative 26th Annual Triton 5K T-shirt and race medal (while supplies last). Look sharp on race day, while representing UC San Diego in your community. Packet pick up details coming soon.

2022 Triton 5K t-shirt


Triton 5K runners wearing a crown and holding a trident

Triton 5K Race App

From your mobile device, download the TRACX app on Google Play Store or iOS Apple Store. Search “Triton'' and select "Join Event." It’s that easy! The race app will enable you to access your pre-race training program, get the latest race info, use live tracking to analyze your performance and share your progress with friends and family.

Post-Race Event

After your run, join us for a celebratory gathering on grassy RIMAC Field with refreshments, music and plenty of room to stretch out those leg muscles. Kick back, catch your breath and cool off with friends and family. It’s Triton time!

Triton 5K runners finishing the race

Junior Triton Run

Accompanying the 2022 Triton 5K, the annual Junior Triton Run is an opportunity for children (12 and younger) to get outdoors, moving and having fun! Whether kids choose to walk, run, scooter, bike, skate or swim, everyone’s a winner!

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Triton 5K Impact

Since its founding in 1996 by former UC San Diego Chancellor Robert C. Dynes, the Triton 5K (formerly the Chancellor's Challenge 5K Run/Walk for Scholars) has raised more than $4 million in undergraduate scholarship support, benefiting more than 1,000 motivated and ambitious students. A portion of your race entry will unlock the promise of possibility for a new generation of students, ensuring that learning is accessible and affordable for all. Want to make a more profound impact?

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Runners at the Triton 5K cheering as they run

Understanding that COVID-19 variants are still a significant concern in our community, and out of an abundance of caution, we strongly encourage the use of masks at our events, and recommend guests be fully vaccinated and take an antigen test just prior to arrival.

Thank you for helping us slow the spread of COVID in our community. To stay up to date, visit the Return to Learn and CDC websites.