Tech hosting Husky Hustle 5K August 27


HOUGHTON, Mich. – The Michigan Tech Cross Country, Track & Field, and Nordic Ski Teams will be hosting the Husky Hustle 5K on Friday, August 27 at 5:30 p.m. at the Tech Trails. The Huskies invite students, families, and community members to this fun trail running event!

The race takes place on the renowned 5K cross country course, a great way to explore trail running and test yourself on some awesome running terrain! The race is free for MTU students, and only $10 for community members (day of race registration $15 for all). University Images gift cards will be awarded to the top finishers. The event is all about exploring what the Michigan Tech Trails have to offer! We are so grateful to host a trail running event once again, come one, come all, LET’S RUN!!!

The Michigan Tech cross country team will take on Northern Michigan in a season-opener scrimmage on the same 5K Husky Hustle course at 3 p.m. for the women, and 3:45 p.m. for the men. We invite you to come and cheer on the Huskies before you strap on your own race shoes.

When: 5:30 p.m., Friday, August 27
Where: Michigan Tech Main Trailhead
Students: Free
Community members: $10
Day of race registration: $15
Register here:
Race Day Check-In: 4-5 p.m. at the race secretary building located in the stadium of the Tech Trails Main Trailhead.
Results: Race results will be posted on

For more information contact Kristina Owen ( or Tom Monahan Smith (