5K

“I was so proud of myself for running my first 5K. When I started Girls on the Run, I didn’t think I could do it, but I ran the whole race. I want to continue running forever.”
– Ava, fourth-grader and GOTR participant

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Join us for our Spring 5K events:

Saturday, June 3 in Princeton

Saturday, June 10 in Florham Park

 

Princeton Family YMCA 5K: Saturday, June 3, 9AM at ETS Campus

Registration: Please register for the race as soon as possible! Register for the race here. Use code GOTR5 for $5 off race registration.
Race packet pick-up: Avoid the lines and check-in early!  Race packet pick-up will be on Thursday, June 1st and Friday, June 2nd at the YMCA located at 59 Paul Robeson Place, Princeton, NJ 08540.
Race Day Packet Pick- Up: Check-in and race day registration begins race morning at 7AM at ETS.
Race location: ETS Campus, 660 Rosedale Road, Princeton, NJ. Ample parking is provided on the ETS campus.
Race day timeline:Please plan to arrive at ETS by 8AM. Give yourself time to park. If you will need to register for the race or pick up your race packet, please allow additional time. Girls will enjoy this time that they have pre-race to bond with teammates and coaches, visit our GOTR tent and race tables, take photos, and stretch. By 8:45AM, runners will be directed to the race start line. The race begins at 9AM. Food and water will be provided post-race. The event will end by 11:30AM.
Race day meeting location: All GOTR teams will meet in the Conant Hall grass area at the campus. Parking is available behind Conant and Wood Hall. (see attached map – we’ll be meeting in the grassy area adjacent to Conant Hall with the flagpole) Teams may bring balloons and signs to mark your site location. Also look for our “happy hair” table, gratitude station, and merchandise table (check out out GOTR gear — cash and credit cards are acceptable forms of payment) in this area.
Race day safety: We recommend that you provide an emergency contact and phone number on the back of the race bib of each runner.
Race course: The course will be marked and is closed to traffic. We ask that you wait until all of the runners finish before exiting the campus.  The attached map outlines the course.  The first lap begins at the star and is outlined in red and the second lap is outlined in black and runners will finish by the flagpole.
Race Day Volunteers:  To volunteer for the event, visit https://princetonymca.volunteermatters.org to register.

Florham Park Jaycees 5K: Saturday, June 10, 9:30AM at Holy Family Church, 1 Lloyd Ave., Florham Park

Registration:Please register for the race as soon as possible! Race registration is $25 through Friday, June 2. Race registration is $30 beginning Saturday, June 3. You may register for the race in-person at race packet pick-up or on race day. Please see the race website for additional information and to register online.
Race packet pick-up: To get your race T-shirt, bib, and race bag, please come to Holy Family Parish, 1 Lloyd Avenue, Florham Park, NJ on Friday, June 9 from 6-8PM or Saturday, June 10, 7-9AM. We recommend that you pick up your race packet on Friday evening. This will eliminate the need for you to stand in line pre-race on Saturday morning.
Race location: Holy Family Parish, 1 Lloyd Avenue, Florham Park, NJ. Limited parking is available at the church. Additional parking is available on side streets that are not being used for the race.
Race day timeline:Please plan to arrive at Holy Family Parish by 8:30AM. Give yourself time to park. If you will need to register for the race or pick up your race packet, please allow additional time. Girls will enjoy this time that they have pre-race to bond with teammates and coaches, visit our GOTR tent and race tables, take photos, and stretch. By 9:15AM, runners will be directed to the race start line. The race begins at 9:30AM. Food and water will be provided post-race. The event will end by 11:30AM.
Race day meeting location: All GOTR teams will meet in the grass area at the top of the parking lot behind the church. GOTR teams will be organized alphabetically in the grass by town of site location — please look for a sign with your town name to find your team location. Also look for our “happy hair” table, gratitude station, and merchandise table (check out out GOTR gear — cash and credit cards are acceptable forms of payment) in this area.
Race day safety: There will be a first aid station at the church. Additionally, we recommend that you provide an emergency contact and phone number on the back of the race bib of each runner.
Race course: The course will be marked and is closed to traffic.
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