Girls on the Run Wichita 5K

May 13, Wichita Boathouse

Registration Details
May 13, 2017

Wichita Boathouse
515 S Wichita Wichita, Ks 67202
EVENT ITINERARY
7:30 AM | On-site Registration Begins/Coaches check-in
7: 45 AM | GOTR Program participants check in/Pre-race celebration begins
9:00 AM | 5K Start Time
Course Information
Course Map

The 5K Course is a 3.1 mile course through downtown Wichita. THe course is an out and back course. The race will start on the Lewis Street Bridge and run North on McLean and turn around at Vine Street, then head South on McLean. Runners will finish on the Lewis Street Bridge. The 5K participants will pass a water stop at the turnaround . Cheer Teams will also be placed along the course to cheer on the girls and 5K participants.

Packet Pick-Up

Girls and coaches who are currently participating in the program are already registered for the 5K and will receive their 5K materials  the morning of the event. For all other 5K participants (Running Buddies, family members and community participants), packet pick-up information is as follows:

FRIDAY, May 12, 2017

10am-6:00pm
First Gear Running Company

111 N Mosley
Wichita, Ks 67202

 5k Event Guide-Wichita: spring 5k event guide for parents wichita

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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.

ARE THERE AID STATIONS AVAILABLE?

There will be one Aid station on the course. Please bring water for spectators, we will also have water and Gatorade available to purchase at the merchandise tent. Each participant should plan to take no more than two servings of water at each Aid Station. Runners are also encouraged to bring water bottles along on the course. Additional water and snacks will be available at the finish line for the runners only.

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.

WHERE CAN I PARK?

Official event parking is located in downtown Wichita. Allow at least 15-20 minutes to park and walk to the start, we expect close to 5000 people at the event. You can park at Lawrence Dumont Stadium, The Wichita Ice Center, the Gander Mountain Parking garage, and at Century II.

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

VOLUNTEER TODAY
OPPORTUNITIES
We need your help!

More than 100 volunteers are needed each spring and fall to ensure the Girls on the Run 5k is a safe and fun celebration event. Girls on the Run and Heart and Sole participants come together at the end of the 10-week season to run/walk 3.1 miles and continue moving forward in life. Help us celebrate the many girls from across the South Central Kansas area and their achievement by volunteering at this event! Who volunteers for Girls on the Run Heart of Kansas 5k's? Parents, teachers, coaches (in any sport), high school students and local college students, and corporate groups all support our program. Click the Volunteer Today button for a complete list of available opportunities!

Previous 5K Photos

Heart of Kansas
111 N Mosley
Suite 202
Wichita, KS 67202

(316) 749-8090

christy.thomas@girlsontherun.org