The Kickoff to Kinnick 5K race will take place Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. The race begins near Carver Hawkeye Arena and ends at the 50 yard line of Kinnick Stadium. The course will be open from 9 a.m. to noon.

The event will take runners and walkers along the following route:

  • Hawkins Drive
  • Second Street
  • First Avenue/Mormon Trek Boulevard
  • Melrose Avenue

While all streets will remain open during the race, there will be some lane reductions along the route. Drivers should be aware of extra pedestrian traffic the morning of the race and give themselves more time to reach their destination. 

Iowa City Police will join other area law enforcement agencies along the route to help direct runners.

More information on the race can be found here.

Date of publication

Monday, September 19, 2022