Saturday, May 19, 2012 – 10 a.m.
Our 2012 spring GOTR 5k Event presented by Memorial Health System will be held May 19th at Springfield’s Washington Park. Registration is now open!
THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL RUNNERS AND WALKERS IN OUR COMMUNITY!
The spring 2012 Girls on the Run (GOTR) non-competitive walk/run is scheduled for 10 a.m., May 19th at Washington Park in Springfield, Illinois. This program season, over 500 girls age 8 to 13 from 32 schools are participating in the GOTR curriculum which focuses on teaching self-respect and healthy lifestyle choices. The program season ends with the 5k race that celebrates their training.
Join us on May 19th to experience the excitement of reaching the finish line with our program participants and their families and friends. Get a discount by registering online! Online registration is $25 through 5/4 and $30 from 5/5 – 5/17. If you register by May 4th, you are guaranteed a race t-shirt!
Starting at 8:30 a.m. on the morning of the race, there will be a family-friendly festival with face & hair painting (free), fun activities (free and fee) and photo opportunities. GOTR apparel items will also be available for purchase. Post-race activities will be available until noon.
Packet Pickup: 4:00 – 6:00pm at: GOTR Headquarters, 907 Clocktower Drive, Springfield, IL 62704 (For all registered race participants and volunteers to pick up essential items for the race). Interested parties can register during packet pickup. Packet pickup is also available the morning of the race during open registration.
Saturday, May 19th, 2012
8:30am: Final packet pickup, pre-race festivities including hair/face painting, fun activities, photo opportunities, and more!
10:00am: Official race start
More Info – Official Race Website