Grab your sneakers on Friday, March 23 and join the Harvard community for a University-wide fun run. This free, untimed 5K will do three loops around historic Harvard Yard and the northern Law School campus. Harvard students, faculty, and staff, along with their friends and families are welcome to participate. Registration, refreshments, and activities will be held on the Plaza.

  • 7:25 a.m. — Check-in opens on the Plaza, adjacent to the Science Center. Participants receive a free raffle ticket upon check-in.
  • 7:45 a.m. — Harvard Recreation leads warm-up exercises
  • 8 a.m. — Fun run begins!
  • 8:30–9:30 a.m. — Harvard Recreation leads cool-down exercises on the Plaza along with light refreshments. Raffle winners will be announced; you do not need to be present to win.

Click here to register for free!

Run the Yard is sponsored by Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, Common Spaces, Harvard Recreation, The Office for Student Life, and The Office for Sustainability.