Chase your dreams and celebrate all girls being joyful, healthy, and confident at the Great Beginnings & Great Smiles Girls on the Run of WNC Fall 5K run and walk! It is family-friendly and open to the public. The 5K will be chip timed by Event Mercenaries, Inc. Runners and walkers of all ages and paces are encouraged to run or walk.
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 their 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.
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.
8:30 AM | ONSITE REGISTRATION OPENS AND FESTIVITIES BEGIN
9:00 AM | FESTIVITIES BEGIN
11:00 AM | 5K START