In accordance with Massachusetts regulations, strict restrictions are in effect for in-person campus events. Most of the the events listed here are taking place remotely on Zoom and other online platforms. See each listing for details. All times are United States Eastern Time Zone.

Virtual Homecoming Revolution 5K

Event Details

October 18—October 24, 2020

Free admission
Jill Isabelle

Please note: registration for the contest entry portion of this event is now closed. All are still encouraged to participate throughout the week and share your progress on social media!

Pick a place and time during the week of October 18-24 to walk, roll, or run as part of this Homecoming tradition—now on your own schedule. Track your progress using a fitness app of your choice, then post a photo to social media that shows your distance—and the fun you had along the way!

Tag your photos with #UMassRev5K for a chance to win big and print and complete your own personalized 5K bib for some extra fun!

Prizes will be awarded for:

  • Greatest geographical distance from UMass
  • Best scenic route
  • And the person who shows the most UMass spirit! 

Prizes will include Athletics/Campus Recreation Prize Packs. 

All are welcome. No cost to participate.

To be considered for a prize, participants must register by midnight on October 19 and submit activity posts tagged with #UMassRev5K by 11 p.m. on October 24. Winners will be drawn on the 26th and notified via the social media account used for entry.

Photos posted to social media with the #UMassRev5K may be used by UMass Amherst in print or online publications in perpetuity. Whenever possible, we'll give credit to the photographer.

View the full schedule of Homecoming @HOME activities by visiting

Event Category

Alumni Homecoming