Girls on the Run 5K

December 9, UF Campus, Gainesville, FL

Registration Details
December 9, 2017

Gale Lemerand Commuter Lot - UF Campus
Gale Lemerand Drive, Gainesville, FL 32610
7:30 AM | Registration opens
9:00 AM | 5K Start Time
Course Information

The 5K Course is a 3.1 mile course around the UF campus will start at the Gale Lemerand Commuter Lot, head south on Gale Lemerand Dr., west on Mowry Road, north on Museum Road, north on Fraternity Row to Stadium Dr., and then south down Gale Lemerand to the finish line. The 5K participants will 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.

Packet Pick-Up


Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Are there aid stations available?

Water will be available at the start. Two Aid stations will be available on the course. 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.

Where should I park?

Official event parking is provided in the Gale Lemerand Commuter Lot.

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.

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

Volunteers will help with 5K registration, assisting pre-registered runners and event day runners. Approximate arrival time 7:00 a.m. Time commitment is 2 to 3 hours. This volunteer opportunity is best suited for individuals over 18 years of age.


Volunteers will help with logistics and operations. Potential responsibilities include: parking attendants, helping to distribute water to runners, assisting runners at the start line and on the course. Approximate time of arrival is 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Time commitment is 3 to 4 hours. These volunteer opportunities are best suited for adults, older teens and adult groups.


Volunteers will help greet runners upon arrival and assist coaches with their 5K materials. Assistance will also be needed with runner refreshments and medal distribution at the finish line, and at the information and merchandise tents. Approximate time of arrival is 7:00 a.m. Time commitment is 4 to 6 hours. This volunteer opportunity is best suited for individuals over 18 years of age.

5K Photos

Girls on the Run Alachua County
PO Box 142941
Gainesville, FL 32614

(352) 318-7831