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- Website: http://www.gotrdfw.org/Virtual-5K
- Line/Box Office Phone: 214/484-3082
$40 registration for individuals; discounted rate for teams
- Ages: All ages
Join Girls on the Run of the DFW Metroplex (GOTRDFW) and run, walk, bike, stroll or roll in the Run for Her community virtual 5K event on Saturday, April 24, and Sunday, April 25. Participants can choose their own route, race date and time to support their local nonprofit chapter of Girls on the Run, a physical activity-based, positive youth development program for girls in third to eighth grade.
Participation in the virtual 5K event on April 24 and 25 is open to the public and all proceeds from the event benefit GOTRDFW. Participants are encouraged to share their own photos of the day to join the celebration on social media, using the hashtag #runforherDFW and tagging GOTRFDW’s social media channels: facebook.com/GOTRDFW, instagram.com/gotrdfw and twitter.com/gotrdfw.
Fundraising efforts from teams participating in the race will sponsor scholarships to give all girls access to the valuable programming of GOTR, regardless of their financial ability. Awards will be given for the individual and team with the greatest funds raised.
Registration cost is $40 for individuals; team registration also is available for a discounted rate. Registration includes an event T-shirt, medal and race bib. The race packet can be shipped or in-person pick up will be available on April 17 and April 22, with details provided at registration. For more information about the event and to register, visit www.gotrdfw.org/virtual-5K.
The girls completing the Spring 2021 program also will celebrate with a 5K run on Saturday, April 24, at 9am. The morning will kick off with GG Physical Therapy streaming a live demonstration at 8:45am. Girls will run with their respective teams, wearing GOTR shirts, colorful tutus, sunglasses, Happy Hair and race bibs, while their family and friends cheer them on in a socially distanced, safe manner.