Festival of Discovery and Anteater 5K & Family Fun Run


Come celebrate UCI’s 50th Anniversary at the first-ever Festival of Discovery and Anteater 5K & Family Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 3. The festival will offer something for everyone, including live music, food trucks, interactive demos, hands-on displays, athletic clinics, TEDx talks and more. Runners will race through the decades for the ultimate throwback. Participants are encouraged to wear their favorite gear from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 00s.

Anteater 5K & Family Fun Run schedule

7 a.m.: Badge pickup and vendor expo

8 a.m.: Opening ceremony

8:30 a.m.: Start of 5K run

9 a.m.: Start of 1K Family Fun Run

Festival of Discovery schedule

9 a.m.-3 p.m.: Discovery Pavilions – Ingenuity + Innovation, Arts + Culture, Local + Global Impact and Health + Wellness

9 a.m.-3 p.m.: Anteater Stage – opening ceremony, UCI anniversary cake cutting, musical performances and live entertainment provided by Flashback Heart Attack, Pacific Symphony and more

10 a.m.-3 p.m.: TEDx UC Irvine speakers

Register online for the Festival of Discovery and the Anteater 5K & Family Fun Run. For additional information, visit the Festival of Discovery website.