Please plan to arrive early to ensure ample time for parking, walking to the event area,
bib distribution, and enjoying other fun activities. Please carpool if you can.
Directions to Okeeheelee Park:
Exit Forest Hill Blvd. Go west on Forest Hill Blvd. for approximately six (6) miles. After passing Pinehurst Dr., make the next left into Okeeheelee Park.
FROM the NORTH on FLORID'S TURNPIKE
Exit #97-Southern Blvd. After toll booth, turn left onto Pike Rd. (South). Make a left onto Southern Blvd. (East) and go to Jog Road. Make a right onto Jog Road (South) to Forest Hill Blvd. Make a right onto Forest Hill Blvd. (West). After passing Pinehurst Dr., make a left into Okeeheelee Park.
FROM the SOUTH on FLORID'S TURNPIKE
Exit #93-Lake Worth Rd. and go east to Pinehurst Dr. Make a left onto Pinehurst Dr. (North) and go to Forest Hill Blvd. Make a left onto Forest Hill Blvd. (West). Make the next left into Okeeheelee Park.
FROM the WEST on FOREST HILL BLVD.
Cross over Florida's Turnpike and make a right into Okeeheelee Park.
Girls on the Run 5K Spring 2018
GOTR will be running in the Thin Mint Sprint 5K event
Sunday, April 8, 2018 Okeeheelee Park, 7715 Forest Hill Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33413 Link to Park Map -- Race begins near Micanopy Pavilion #2 (Near Wake Board area)
6:40 AM - Families arrive for distribution of bibs and other GOTR activities.
Girls, Running Buddies and Families meet by the GOTR tents. Look for the stake with your site name on it and wait there with your Coach. Do NOT go to the Thin Mint Sprint registration area.
9:00 AM - Ceremony - 5K Medal distribution -- one to each girl!
Special GOTR giveaways and other Awards - Must be present to win!
Can INSPIRATION Run and have Fun? Yes YOU Can!
This is a "fun run" that celebrates the achievements of the girls in the Girls on the Run program this season.
Girls run, skip, walk... Have FUN! None of the GOTR participants are timed for this event.
We will also have GOTR logo merchadiseand other items for purchase from $2 and up. Please show your GOTR spiritand support our Council by making a purchase. Cash preferred.
~ All Girls on the Run girls who turned in their signed permission slips by March 30 are registered for this event at no extra charge to the families. Running buddies are registered at no extra cost, too.
~ Girls wear their GOTR program t-shirts to reflect the unity of bringing all of the girls together from around the south Florida area to one event.
~ Family members, friends, neighbors and community members are welcome to join in the run or cheer the girls on along the course. Make posters to cheer on your girl! Make some noise as she crosses the finish line!
~There are special awards for 3 deserving GOTR girls nominated by their coaches. Other activities and giveaways help make the event even more fun.
~Of course, every girl who crosses the finish line receives a finisher medal. Running Buddies do, too.
Each girl is "Inspiration" for all of us!