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Girls on the Run 5K

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May 4, 2019 (Saturday)
5 K, 1 Mile
Wesley Bolin Plaza
Phoenix, Arizona
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Inspire, be inspired. Men, women and children of all ages are invited to join us for a fun-filled, unique and inspirational 5k! The event features super soft shirts in your choice of ladies tank or unisex crew neck styles, sparkly 5k event medals and scenic and flat 1-mile and 5k courses. There will also be music, snacks, free photos, a fun zone, Inspiration Station, massages and other fun activities. Whether this is your first race or your 100th, you will have a blast at this well-organized, motivational event!

By participating in the Girls on the Run 5k you will help empower girls! 100% of the race proceeds go directly to Girls on the Run 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. Your support will help change the lives of local girls – empowering them with the tools and confidence they need to grow up to be strong, healthy, confident women who positively impact our community.

1 Mile:
We are again offering a 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk, which is a great way for friends and family to also get involved in the event and get a chance to cross that finish line. Registration is just $15 and includes an event shirt, finisher ribbon and other event giveaways.

- 6:30 AM Packet pick-up / Registration opens
- 7:15 AM 1-Mile Fun Run / Walk Start
- 8:00 AM 5k Start

Course Description
The GOTR 5k features scenic and flat 1-mile and 5k courses through downtown Phoenix on wide city streets. Cheer zones and an aid station provide fun support and fill the course with positive energy.

Awards will be given for the Public 5k event only. Overall awards will be store gift cards from Runner’s Den. A big thanks to them as award sponsors. Additional awards will be distributed to the top three in each age group: 11 & under, 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & over. Age group and overall awards for the Public 5k will be available for pick up next to the timing tent as soon as results are posted. All 5k runners will receive a medal at the finish line, and all 1-mile runners will receive a finisher’s ribbon.

Packet Pickup / Expo
Optional Early Packet Pick-Up: All pre-registered participants (including Running Buddies) can pick up their race packets in advance on Friday, May 3rd at Runner's Den in Phoenix from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at 6505 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016. It IS acceptable to have someone pick up your packet for you.

Race registration for the Public 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk will also be available on this day. If you do not opt for early packet pick up on Friday you can pick up your shirt and bib number beginning at 6:30 a.m. on race day.

There are numerous parking options surrounding the event and course. That being said, we recommend that you plan to allow yourself plenty of time to park and get to the event staging area. You may also want to check for any road closures on your route in advance. There are several large State of Arizona parking garages and lots around the race course that are open for visitor parking. There are also public and private lots around the race that are open to race parking as well as street parking.

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Retailers (near this event)
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 Store City  State   Distance   More Info 
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 Road Runner Sports  Phoenix AZ 18.1 Miles store info
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