Saturday, December 9, 2017 > Whitehall Corporate Center > Charlotte, NC

Registration Details
SATURDAY, December 9, 2017

Whitehall Corporate Center
3701 Arco Corporate Drive, Charlotte, NC 28273
9:00 AM | 5K Start Time
Course Information
Course Map

The 5K Course is a 3.1 mile course inside Whitehall Corporate Center along Whitehall Corporate Drive. The 5K particpants will have the opportunity to pass a water stop on mile 1 and on mile 2. Cheer Teams will also be placed along the course to cheer on the girls and 5K participants.

Course Map


Packet Pick-Up

At packet pickup 5K participants will receive a 5K bib.  5K shirts will be available on a first come, first serve basis for 5K participants at the packet pickups below.

Friday, December 8, 2017 > 11:30am-6:30pm
11:30AM - 6:30PM

Park Road Shopping Center
4201 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28209


Saturday, December 9, 2017 > 7:30am-8:45am
On 5K day at the REGISTRATION & PACKET PICK-UP tent at the 5K

3701 Arco Corporate Drive
Charlotte, NC 28273

Frequently Asked Questions


Girls on the Run of Charlotte hosts two regional 5K events per season in order to best serve our community. All Program Sites have been assigned to participate in either the North 5K or the South 5K. Please click here to see which 5K your GOTR or Heart & Sole girl's team has been assigned to participate in.

Should I register my girl for the 5K?

No. All Girls on the Run and Heart & Sole program participants are automatically registered for the 5K.

What is a running buddy?

Running buddies are at least 16 years old who sign up to participate in the 5K with their Girls on the Run or Heart & Sole girl during the 5K. Every girl is required to have a running buddy, who will need to register for the event. Running buddies can participate in the 5K with a maximum of two girls.

Is the 5K timed or chipped?

The 5K is a family friendly, non-competitive event which give our girls a tangible sense of accomplishment. The 5K is an un-chipped event, but there will be a clock at the finish line for those participants interested in their finish time.


Sadly, no. Please leave your furry friends at home!

Is the 5K refundable?

Registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Where Should I park for the 5K?

Please click below to view the parking map.

South 5K_Parking Map_2017_GOTR_Spring_

Who do I contact if I have other 5K questions?

Please contact 5K Coordinator, Maghan Knight, 

Volunteer Registration

The 5K would not be possible without the help of amazing volunteers who believe in our mission and show up to support our girls on their special day of achievement of completeing the 5K. Over 200 volunteers are needed to make our 5K Series a success! The 5Ks are the culminating event of our program and is a tangible way to see how the program postively impacts thousands of girls in the Charlotte area to be "joyful, healthy, and confident!"

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Packet Pick-Up (Day before 5K)

Register 5K participants and distribute 5K bibs and shirts.

Parking Marshal (High Need)

Assist with safe arrival and exit of event attendees in designated parking lots.

Registration & Packet Pick-Up (Day of 5K)

Register 5K participants and distribute 5K bibs and shirts.

Face Painting

Paint faces of our GOTR girls and other guests! (Face paint is provided)

Happy Hair

Apply colorful hair spray to happy our GOTR girls’ hair prior to the 5K start! (Spray is provided)

Merchandise Sales

Process transactions, and help customers find the latest GOTR gear at the GOTR Merchandise Tent.

Water Stop(s)

Distribute cups of water to participants at miles 1 and 2 on the 5K course.

Start/Finish Line Marshal

Maintain crowd control at the start/finish line. Cheer on participants starting and finishing the 5K.

Course Monitor

Direct participants along the 5K course and cheer them on as they walk/jog/run. Course monitors will be placed at various locations along the 5K course.

Course Sweeper

Follow last wave of participants to ensure safety along the 5K course. Cheer participants on along the way.

Post-Run Refreshments

Distribute water and food/snacks to participants after they have completed the 5K.

Bounce House Attendant

Assist youth attendees in entering and exiting the Bounce House, ensuring attendees remove their bibs and safety pins prior to entering.

Cheer Team Station – (Min 8 volunteers – Max 15 volunteers per Cheer Team Required)

Cheer on 5K participants at various locations along the 5K course. This is a perfect opportunity for a group! Volunteers for this role are welcome to dress in themed/uniform attire promoting their specific group. Decorate your area with sidewalk chalk and use noisemakers to keep our participants excited as they complete the 5K!

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