Girls on the Run and Heart & Sole 5k Celebratory Event

May 20, 2018

Thank You For Being A Part of The 2017 5K!
May 20, 2018

7:30 AM | Registration opens
8:00 AM | Happy Hair and Pre-Race Activities
7:00 AM | Happy hair and face painting
9:30 AM | 5K Start Time
Immediately as Runners Cross the Finish Line! | Post 5K Celebration
Course Information
Packet Pick-Up

Please check back for locations in Spring 2018. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I park?

Parking is available in Lot #1. Please follow the signs. It is closest to the Morris Road entrance. You will be able to enter either off of Dekalb Pike or Morris Road.

Do Running Buddies have to pay registration fee?

Yes, running buddies register and pay, coaches do not register and pay.

WHAT AGE DO RUNNING BUDDIES HAVE TO BE?

At least 16 years old.

WHAT HAPPENS IF I GET SEPARATED FROM MY CHILD?

Please go to the GOTR Volunteer Check-In Tent.

Does Septa run directly to the 5K location?

Yes, Septa runs directly to Montgomery County Community College.

What is the difference between a community runner and running buddy?

A community runner is an individual who is solely walking or running our 5K. A running buddy is an individual who is running or walking the 5K while supporting a GOTR participant along the course as she completes the 5K.

Can I bring a jogging stroller?

No, for the safety of all runners.

CAN I BRING MY DOG OR PET?

For safety, all furry friends are not allowed on the course or at the event, so please leave all pets at home on 5K day! All pets will be asked to return to the pet owner's vehicle if spotted at the event.

Can I wear ear buds?

This choice is based on an individual's preference.

Volunteer Registration

This event would not be possible without the help of amazing volunteers who believe in our mission and show up to support our girls. Over 100 volunteers are needed to put on our best 5K yet! Whatever your special skills and talents, we have a role for everyone.  Please look below at our various opportunities! 

If you have any questions, please contact Kelly De Palma at kelly.depalma@girlsontherun.org

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OPPORTUNITIES
5K Committee

The 5K planning committee manages logistics and volunteers for the yearly 5K event, which is the culminating event of each Girls on the Run season. Choose from 4 subcommittees (Health & Wellness Expo, Publicity & Marketing, Sponsorship, and Volunteer) where you feel your talents will shine! We meet once a month at the GOTR office.

5K Packet Assembly Night *Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018

The 5K packet assembly volunteers manage the logistics and creation of 5K bins and packets.

5K Packet Pick Up Day *Date: Thursday, May 10 & Saturday, May 12, 2018

The 5K Packet Pick Up volunteers manage the distribution of race day packets. You can choose one or both days to volunteer.

Be a Running Buddy!

Lace up your sneakers and get ready for an unforgettable 5K as a running buddy for one of our program participants! A running buddy can be a family member, family friend, teacher, or Girls on the Run coach. You’ll be the support she needs along the course and will share in her joy as she crosses the finish line.

5K Pre Race Day Set Up * Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018

The 5K Pre Race volunteers help with setting up for the 5K event.

5K Day * Date: Sunday, May 20, 2018

The 5K Day volunteers play various critical roles in the day of operations for the 5K event.

5K Fun

Girls on the Run Montgomery & Delaware Counties, Pa.
P.O. Box 502
Ambler, PA 19002-0502

(215) 540-0813

info@gotrpa.org