Pi Mile Run

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25th Annual Pi Mile Run

Saturday, 29 September 2018, 9:30 am


The Pi Mile Run is a 5K (3.1 miles = Pi) road race held on the campus of Iowa State University.  It is organized by the Iowa State University Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society, and the Iowa State University Engineers’ Week.

In keeping with the Tau Beta Pi and Engineers’ Week ideals of bettering the community, the campus, and the lives of engineers everywhere, the goal is to provide a fun, safe, and healthy event for the students of Iowa State, the residents of Ames, and other runners.  A portion of the proceeds from the run will be donated to the Red Cross.

Information for this year’s 25th Annual Pi Mile Run:

WHEN? Saturday morning, 29 September 2018, 9:30 am.  Check-in for race participants began at 8:30 am and will conclude at 9:15 am.

WHERE? Campus of Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. Check-in outside of College of Design building.

COURSE DETAILS: The race started and ended near Sukup Hall and the College of Design Building on the west side of campus.  The route of the run with utilized sidewalks and walking paths throughout campus passing by many of the university’s historic landmarks and buildings.  A water station will be set up at the halfway point.

PRIZES:  After the race, medals were be awarded to the top three adult male finishers, the top three adult female finishers; and the top three youth finishers (17 years of age and younger).  Pieces of pie and other refreshments were served following the race and participants were also be eligible for door prizes.

REGISTRATION COST:  The cost to register was $20.00. In addition to the run, participants received a T-shirt and other promotional items.

For questions or concerns, please E-mail tbp-projects@iastate.edu or Engineers’ Week

    • Registration for adult runners – 18 years of age and older (Link)
    • Registration for youth runners – 17 years of age and younger (Link)

2018 T-Shirt Logo

    • 2018 Map of course (pdf):
    • 2018 Flyer (pdf)
    • 2018 Pi Mile Run – Race Pictures (Link)

Following is a link to the Engineer’s Week – Pi Mile Run website (link)


Previous years: 

    • 2017 Map of course (pdf):
    • 2017 Flyer (pdf)
    • 2017 Pi Mile Run – Race Results (pdf)
    • 2016 Map of course (pdf):
    • 2016 Flyer (pdf)
    • 2016 Pi Mile Run – Race Results (pdf)
    • 2015 Pictures
    • 2015 Pi Mile Run – Race Results (pdf)
    • Map of course (pdf):
    • 2015 Flyer (pdf)