Chase your dreams and celebrate all girls being joyful, healthy, and confident at the Great Beginnings & Great Smiles Girls on the Run of WNC 5K run and walk! It is family-friendly and open to the public. The 5K will be chip timed for community runners and running buddies. Runners and walkers of all ages and levels are encouraged to register.
Join hundreds of girls in grades 3-8 from throughout Western North Carolina, who have trained with volunteer coaches for the past 10 weeks, to participate in the celebratory end-of-season 5K. The Girls on the Run program combines running with lessons about important topics such as preventing bullying and processing emotions.
All proceeds from the event will benefit the Girls on the Run of WNC scholarship fund, which aims to make the non-profit’s program accessible to all girls in the community, regardless of their ability to pay the program fee.
IMPORTANT: Current Girls on the Run/Heart & Sole program participants and Coaches DO NOT need to register for the 5K.
If you are a running buddy and need FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE to register for the 5K, please contact Hannah Robinson at (828) 713-2321 or [email protected] for assistance.
If you need to pay your 5K entry with cash or check, please contact Hannah Robinson at (828) 713-2321 or [email protected] for assistance.
All participants who register by Thursday, November 7, 2019 are guaranteed to receive an event t-shirt at Runner Check-In. For registrations received after November 7th, t-shirts are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, while supplies last.
Registration prices increase to $30 on October 1, 2019.
8:30 AM | ONSITE REGISTRATION OPENS
9:00 AM | FESTIVITIES BEGIN
10:00 AM | 5K BEGINS
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Information about the event is available in : English