Fall 5K Race Information

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Event Details:

Girls on the Run Fall 5K
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Atlantic Station, Central Park – Shopping District
285 18th Street, Atlanta, GA 30363

The Girls on the Run of Atlanta 5K is the culminating event of our 12-week after school program. Whether it’s your first race or your fastest, we hope you will join us for this extraordinary celebration of health, wellness and girl power!

Registration:

Girls on the Run Girls and Coaches DO NOT need to register for the 5K. Fall program registration includes 5K registration. 
All 5K participants who register by October 19th will receive a long-sleeved race t-shirt.  For 5K registrations received after October 19th, t-shirts are available on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last.

Register

Schedule of Events:

  • 7:30 am EXPO (Arrive early to park and experience the fun activities at the Expo.)
  • 9:00 am 5K Race (Start Line: 18th Street by Athleta; Waves line up on Market Street.)
  • 10:00 am Tot Trot (5 and under; free. Central Park.)

Packet Pick Up:

Packet Pick Up is for Parents, Running Buddies and Community Runners. who wish to pick up their t-shirt and race number early. You can have a friend or family member pick up your bib and race t-shirt on your behalf. Race Day pick up and Registration (while supplies last) will also be available.

GOTR Coaches will pick up their GOTR packets with race bibs on Race Morning.

Friday, November 7th, 10 am – 6 pm at Phidippides, Ansley Mall
Saturday, November 8th, 10 am – 6 pm at Phidippides, Ansley Mall
Sunday, November 9th (Race Morning), 7:30 am at Atlantic Station, E. District Ave.

5K t-shirts and t-shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed for those registering after October 19th.

Parking:

Atlantic Station offers convenient parking directly underneath the Central Park Shopping District. The first two hours are free. Click here for additional Atlantic Station parking information.

Course Map:

Click here for the Girls on the Run Fall 5K route. It offers stunning views of Atlanta’s skyline, but does have some hills so start your training today! Our philanthropy partners at Gamma Phi Beta will be staffing the water stop and several cheering zones to keep you hydrated and motivated along the way.

Expo Map – coming soon

SuperStars:

Become a 5K SuperStar and help sponsor a GOTR girl in the program. Sign up when your register online.

In addition to your $25 Fall 5K entry, your $100 SuperStar tax-deductible package includes:
Sports massage certificate
Phidippides technical running shirt
GOTR running hat
Gift card to local restaurants
Post-race VIP breakfast at Athleta Atlantic Station
And More!

Limited to 25 SuperStars.

Recycle Your Sneakers:

Bring your used running shoes to the 5K. EcoSneakers collects gently used rubber soled shoes and makes them available as affordable footwear in developing countries or recycles them for eco-friendly playgrounds. EcoSneakers donates $.50 a pound to GOTR for the sneakers we collect.

Additional Race Info:

We will run rain or shine. Only in cases of extreme weather will changes to the race schedule occur. If you opted into the Emergency Alert System during online registration, you will receive a text message. You can also check our Facebook page or Twitter feed for race updates on race day.

Registration includes entrance into the race-day expo featuring healthy refreshments, music, family friendly activities, Happy Hair and a long-sleeved race t-shirt. Race proceeds benefit the Girls on the Run of Atlanta Scholarship Fund.

This is a non-competitive, timed race with all #1 bibs. Runners of all abilities are welcome. Walkers and strollers are welcome.

No pets please.

Thank you for your support of Girls on the Run. We look forward to seeing you at our end-of-season 5K!

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