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The Gulu 5K is a grass roots cause restoring HOPE through EDUCATION to a remote village in Northern Uganda.
This seventh year event takes place at the beautiful area of Rockford Park. The 100-year-old Rockford Tower is the centerpiece of this park. The historic stone water tower is located amid rolling hills and vistas offering beautiful views of the city.
This certified 5K course is challenging for the avid runner and enjoyable for the walkers and doggies as well! Yes, doggies are invited to walk or run with us. Dogs MUST be friendly to people and other dogs and MUST be on a NON retractable leash!
Our event is noted for it's great prizes from national and local businesses, cash prizes ($100 total value) for overall finishers, special award ($150 GC) for 50-59 yr. ladies honoring Denise McFadden. First 200 registrants receive a T-Shirt. Select your preferred size below.
Teams encouraged! Create or join a team; become a Team Captain. Prizes for teams who bring in most money or have the most team members.
Hand crafted paper jewelry (Gulu Beads) made by a women's group in Uganda will be available for purchase.
Join us in changing the lives of these children and their community!
Event details and schedule
8am - Registration Begins
9am - 5K & 1 Mile Doggie Dash Begin
10am - Awards Ceremony
Please Note: Parking is available near the tower. Friendly dogs are welcome on non-retractable leashes.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.