Golden Helix 5k

Cookeville, TN

Race begins 8:00 a.m.

Sat. Oct. 26th, 2019

The 5K (3.1 mile) event is an open-road race
around TTU's campus; main roads are not closed.
Walkers Welcomed! Costume Contest!

START and FINISH are near the west entrance of
TTU's Prescott Hall on Stadium Dr.


$25 until Oct 5th

$35 Oct. 6th until 8 a.m race

*Oct. 12th guaranteed t-shirt deadline

Groups of 4 or more will have

$5 off for each race participant

Current TTU students -wait to register. You may be sponsored by SOLO to run for free!

Race Divisions and Prizes:

Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female, 1st place Master (ages 40-49), 1st Place Grand Master (50+) Age Group Awards

 (M/F, each 3 deep): 10 & under,

11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34,

35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+


Awards ceremony:

9:15 a.m. inside the 2nd floor auditorium of Prescott Hall on Stadium Dr.

Chip timing!

Late Registration and

Packet-Pickup Times:

4:00-6:00 p.m. Fri, Oct. 25th

7:00-7:30 a.m. Sat, Oct. 26th

Location:  Near the west stairs of

TTU Prescott Hall on Stadium Dr.

The section of Stadium Dr. between University Dr and 10th St. are closed for the start and finish celebrations. A TTU police escort is provided, and emergency services are on-call. The race happens rain or shine; there are no refunds. Strollers and walkers are welcome and should group behind all runners at the start line. No pets allowed without a doggy bag. The USATF Certified Course #TN14097MS is chip timed for 70 min.

Proceeds from this 2019 American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) event will be divided to support fundraising for (1) TTU scholarship funds, (2) a Remote Area Medical (RAM) clinic in Cookeville, and the missions of the TTU Chemistry Department student organizations: (3) the Student Members of the American Chemical Society Student Affiliates (SM-ACS), and (4) ASBMB. The ASBMB and SM-ACS student groups will direct funds toward student research and science outreach activities.

When & Where

Oct 26, 2019


8:00 AM

Add to Calendar

Event Schedule

Cookeville, TN

Prescott Hall - West Entrance

Courses & Maps

Get the Mobile App

Get live athlete tracking, full event information, and much more in the palm of your hand with the ITS YOUR RACE app.

Share Your Results

We'll automatically post your results for you on race day. Just connect your Twitter account.


Connect with Twitter