AGGIE ATHLETICS: Gunrock’s Gallop 5K, NFL Head Coach

Quick Summary

  • Run, walk, bike or swim virtual 5K benefiting The Pantry
  • Nathaniel Hackett ’03 new head coach of Denver Broncos
  • At news conference, he gives shout-out to “Aggie Pride”


Aggie Athletics invites you to bike, swim, walk, run or even gallop in the second annual Gunrock’s Gallop Virtual 5K, this Saturday (Feb. 5), once again benefiting the ASUCD Pantry, which provides food and other necessities to students in need.

You can put in your 5 kilometers however, wherever and whenever you’d like — it does not even have to be on Saturday.

But, if you plan it right for Saturday, and end up at the University Credit Union Center in late afternoon, you’ll get free admission to the men’s basketball game vs. Hawaii, tipoff 5 p.m.

In fact, everyone who registers for Gunrock’s Gallop gets free admission to the game! Registration fee also includes a medal, shirt and bib (pickup can be arranged, or pay $5 for shipping). Register here.

  • Adults — $40
  • Youth (ages 3-13) — $25
  • UC Davis student — $30
  • Group (10 or more) — $35
Women’s basketball today (Feb. 1), celebrating Black History Month: Aggies vs. the UC Riverside Anteaters, 4 p.m. tipoff, University Credit Union Center.
Men’s basketball Saturday (Feb. 5): Aggies vs. the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors, 5 p.m. tipoff, University Credit Union Center.

Alum takes reins in Denver

The National Football League’s Denver Broncos hired Aggie football alum Nathaniel Hackett '03 as their new head coach.

Hear from Coach Hackett at his introductory news conference, reflecting on his journey to the man he is today ... a journey that took him through UC Davis. (The video below starts with his UC Davis remarks, including an “Aggie Pride” shout-out.)


Athletics Director Rocko DeLuca added some background:

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