Girls on the Run 5K - Maricopa and Pinal Counties

Saturday, April 28, 2012   8:00 AM
Kiwanis Park 6111 South All-America Way, South Soccer Fields
Tempe , AZ

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Brief Description:

Come out and join Girls on the Run serving Maricopa and Pinal Counties for a fun-filled 5K! The event is open to the public. Men, women and children are welcome. Running Buddies and race volunteers needed as well!

Online Reg. Closes:

April 26, 2012 12:00 PM Pacific Time

Support Girls on the Run:

Men, women and children participating in the Girls on the Run 5K will help empower girls! 100% of the race proceeds go directly to Girls on the RunĀ® serving Maricopa and Pinal Counties whose mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Thank you!


All registered participants will receive one raffle ticket. Additional tickets will be sold throughout the event (1 ticket for $1 or 6 for $5). Prizes include running gear, gift certificates and more.

Course and Location:

We are excited to announce that this year's event will feature a new, flat, fast single loop course! The staging area will be located on the south soccer fields adjacent to the southern park entrance at Guadalupe Road and All-America Way. Parking is available throughout the park.


7:00 a.m.: Packet pick-up / Registration
7:50 a.m.: Warm-up
8:00 a.m.: 5K Start
8:01 a.m.: 5K Start for GOTR Participants and their Running Buddies
8:05 a.m.: Kids Dash
9:30 a.m.: Raffle drawing (this will take place once all girls have finished - must be present to win)

Awards and Timing:

New this year: Announcing the addition of a competitive 5K race including over-all, age group awards and chip timing! Awards to top over-all man and woman and top 3 men and women in each of the five year age groups.

Please note that although the 5K will be timed this year, those who are interested in more of a fun run/walk are welcome and encouraged to participate as well.

Running Buddies Needed:

Share a girl's exhilaration and excitement as she crosses the finish line of her first 5K. For many girls, this is the biggest challenge and biggest accomplishment of Girls on the RunĀ®. And one of their favorite parts is having their very own Running Buddy by their side! For more details, please visit our council website. You can sign up when you register for the event here on


Consider getting together with friends, family, colleagues, running partners etc. to form a team! If you are interested in forming a team, your team captain must click on the Team Captain-Create Your Team button above. Once the team is created it will show in a drop down box at the top of all registration forms for other team members to select. If you are participating with a team be sure to select your team name during the registration process. We will offer fun prizes for participating teams.
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