At the Big Dog 5K, we welcome runners and walkers of all abilities from within the Northeastern community, as well as friends from outside the University community. As such, we offer three price categories for registration, along with price breaks to encourage early registration.

Advance Registration fee - applicable through September 7*

Northeastern Students: $14
Northeastern Alumni, Faculty, and Staff: $16
Friends of Northeastern: $20
» Register online

Late Registration fee - applicable after September 7*

Northeastern Students: $19
Northeastern Alumni, Faculty & Staff: $21
Friends of Northeastern: $25
*$5 of your registration fee will benefit The Northeastern Fund.
» Register online
Registration fee is non-refundable.

Please note, due to course constraints, there is a maximum field size for this race. Registration will be filled on a first come, first served basis and we historically sellout before race day.

The first 500 registrants will receive a Big Dog 5K T-shirt. Must be present at the race to claim your shirt.

The race begins at 10:00 a.m. On site activities begin at 8:30 a.m. on race morning.

Number Pick-Up

Thursday, September 20, and Friday, September 21: 
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Stop by the Office of Alumni Relations to pick up your bib number. Especially for students, faculty, and staff on-campus, take advantage of this convenient option and avoid the rush on race morning.

Saturday, September 22: 
8:30 – 9:45 a.m.
Bib numbers can be picked up at the Number Pick-Up area on the Esplanade on race morning.

Baggage Claim

For your convenience, a baggage claim area will be available near the registration area from
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.