2014 5K

Get inspired at our annual run/walk!

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Please join us and experience the power and the celebration of a Girls on the Run 5K.  This fall, the season culminates with the Girls on the Run FROZEN! 5K on December 6.

Witness the girls’ enthusiasm as they gather, full of anticipation, ready to challenge themselves.  Join in as they cheer each other on.  Let the glow of accomplishment every girl feels as she crosses the finish line warm your heart!

Join us on December 6 at City Island for family friendly, fun, frozen pre-race activities and experience the power of Girls on the Run. Activities begin at 8AM, race starts at 9:30AM.

Information and Registration:

 

5K FAQs

The Fall 5K is at Hersheypark on November 22. Pre-Race fun and activities begin at 8AM. The race starts at 9:30AM


Follow the information and registration link to register online. Early bird registration ends on October 18. Online registration is open until November 15. You can also register in person at early packet pick up or on race day.


The early bird registration rate is $20. This rate is valid through October 18. The regular registration rate after October 18 is $25.


All participants who register by 10/26/15 will receive an event t-shirt in their requested size. For registrations received after 10/26/15, t-shirts are available on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last.


Early Packet Pickup is on Friday, November 20 at the GOTR Offices: 525 North 12th Street, Suite 205, Lemoyne, PA 17043 from Noon to 7:00pm for Coaches and Community Runners only. GOTR Girls and their Running Buddies will get their race packets from their Coach at the designated team meeting place on race day.
Race packets may be picked up on race day in the Hersheypark Stadium beginning at 8:00AM.


Individuals may register in person during Early Packet Pickup on Friday, November 20th at the GOTR Offices: 525 North 12th Street, Suite 205, Lemoyne, PA 17043 between Noon and 7:00pm​. Race day registration will be available at the Hersheypark Stadium beginning at 8:00AM.


The 5K Course Map will be posted as soon as it becomes available.


Participants should follow signs for Hersheypark/Stadium when entering Hershey. Girls on the Run participants & family members should plan to arrive at Hersheypark Stadium by 8:00AM. Make your way to your team’s table, inside the stadium on the field, where your coach will give you your bib. GOTR designated running buddies should arrive by 8:30AM and also head to the GOTR team’s table to pick up your shirt and bib.
Race Day registration/packet pick up is open to community runners/walkers from 8:00AM to 9:15AM.  Team Challenge teams can pick up their bibs and shirts from the GOTR offices on Friday November 20th between noon and 7:00PM or on race day from 8:00AM to 9:15AM. Pre-Race activities start at 8:00AM, and the race starts at 9:30AM


GOTR participants and coaches should wear their season shirts. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather. Creative costumes appropriate for the season are encouraged and may be rewarded ☺


All participants, volunteers, and coaches should park in the lot for Hersheypark and Hersheypark Stadium. Simply follow the signs for Hersheypark and Hersheypark Stadium.  However, there will be a designated parking area for coaches and VIPs to make loading and unloading simpler. Volunteers will be on hand to direct cars.


This race is open to the whole community. We welcome your family and friends!
Strollers and walkers are welcome at the race and should line up at the start behind the girls and their running buddies to minimize the injury potential of runners.
Please don’t bring your pets. Personal music devices (ipods and MP3 players) are also not allowed at the race. Thank you in advance for your understanding.


These signs are displayed along the course and can be personalized. They can be purchased by parents and friends, local businesses and anyone who wants to support the girls and the race. You can order one by calling the office.


The spirit on the course signs will be staged at the registration table as soon as possible following the after race. If not picked up on race day, we will store them at Capital Area Girls on the Run office at 525 North 12th Street, Lemoyne, PA 17043 for approximately one month.



 

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