ZAP Fitness Girls on the Run 5K

The ZAP Fitness Girls on the Run 5K is celebrated twice each year as the culminating event in our 12-week GOTR curriculum. The Spring 2015 5K is scheduled for May 3, 2015 at 2:00PM in North Wilkesboro. The 5k is open to the general public and of course current and past GOTR participants, coaches and families.  Running buddies and past particpants do need to register.  Registration deadline to insure a t-shirt is April 14, 2015!

Note: registered participants for the Fall 2014 GOTR-HC 5k will automatically carry-over to this race!

link to register  

When: May 3, 2015, 2:00pm Where: N. Wilkesboro

Bib pick up/on-site registration: Noon - 1:30pm

Registration and fees: Everyone except current participants and coaches need to register! To register online please click here! To register offline, please email Registration fees are $15.00 if received by April 14,- t-shirt guaranteed. From 4/15/15 until race day, registration is $20, t-shirts available on a first come basis. Day of registration starts at noon and we can accept cash or checks.

If you need to pay 5K registration fees offline, please speak to your child’s coach or call Mary Sheryl Horine at 828-262-7557.


The Course.  The safety of our participants and families at the ZAP Fitness Girls on the Run of the High Country 5k is our top priority.  As always, we will have plenty of volunteers to make sure this is truly a celebration for our girls.  The North Wilkesboro course is entirely on a paved trail.

Dogs and Strollers.  For the safety of all runners, we can’t allow either dogs or strollers in this 5k.  The running path is narrow and there will be a LOT of participants!

Getting to the Race and Parking.  Arrive early to allow time to get from your car to the race start.  The 5k starts at 2:00pm so give yourself plenty of time to get settled in. We will have fun warm-up activities for the entire family!

Cancellation Policy: All attempts will be made to hold the event whether rain, shine or snow!  It may be necessary to cancel if road conditions are unsafe or if lightening or ice is predicted. We will update the Girls on the Run of the High Country website as well as our Facebook page in the case of severe weather.  A final decision will be made by 11:00am as to the status of the 5k. 

Refunds:  Your race registration fee is a donation to the Girls on the Run Scholarship fund. No refunds will be given even in the event of race cancellation.

Race Day Schedule of Events:

Noon: Packet Pick-up and Race day registration opens

Noon: Suggested arrival time for GOTR-HC participants (coaches will pick-up all necessary items for girls)

Noon: Race Village opens with happy hair, creative and photo stations

12:30pm: Pre-race warm-ups begin

1:30pm: 5k runners will be called by team to line-up

1:45pm: Announcements from GOTR-HC Director and National Anthem

1:55pm: Parade of teams

2:00pm: Start of 5k!!!

2:15pm: Hospitality vendor's tables open in the Race Village

4:00pm: Race Village closes