Girls on the Run of Union County 5k

Presented by Carolinas HealthCare System

Registration Details
April 29, 2017

Village of Lake Park
6:30 AM | Onsite registration opens
7:00 AM | Girls on the Run Participants meet with teams
8:00 AM | 5K starts
Course Information
Course Map

The 5k Course is a 3.1 mile loop through the Village of Lake Park. The 5k participants will pass a water stop halfway through the course. Volunteers will also be placed along the course to cheer on the girls and 5K participants.

Packet Pick-Up

Girls who are currently participating in the GOTR program are already registered for the 5k and will receive their 5k materials (bibs, pins) from their GOTR coaches. For all other 5k participants (running Buddies, family members and community participants), packet pick-up information is as follows:


Friday, April 28 | 3-7pm | Carolinas HealthCare System Waxhaw Community Room

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an Event Guide?

Yes! All the details for the 5K can be found in one document. Spring 2017 5k Event Guide

How long will the 5k run take?

Finishing times vary of course, but our fastest runners will complete the run in about 25 minutes. Most runners will fall between 30-45 minutes We will be sweeping the course at one hour from the starting time to ensure all runners have returned to the starting area.

Are there aid stations available?

One water station will be available on the course. An Aid station will be available at the start/finish. Runners are also encouraged to bring water bottles along on the course. Additional water and snacks will be available at the finish line.

Where should I park?

There is parking throughout Lake Park village; no parking will be permitted on the course.

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.

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 40 volunteers are needed to put on our best 5k yet! Whatever your special skills and talents, we have a role for everyone.


Volunteers will help with 5k registration, assisting pre-registered runners and event day runners. Approximate arrival time 6:15 a.m. Time commitment is 2 to 3 hours. This volunteer opportunity is best suited for individuals over 18 years of age.


Volunteers will help with logistics and operations. Potential responsibilities include: parking attendants, helping to distribute water to runners, assisting runners at the start line and on the course. Approximate time of arrival is 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Time commitment is 4 to 6 hours. These volunteer opportunities are best suited for adults, older teens and adult groups.

Girls on the Run of Union County 5k

Union County
1930 Weddington Rd
Weddington, NC 28104

(704) 814-0258