Girls on the Run Baton Rouge 5K

November 18, 2017 - Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA

Registration Details
November 18, 2017

Pennington Biomedical Research Center
6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
EVENT ITINERARY
8:00 AM | Inspiration Village Activities Begin
8:30 AM | Zumba Warmup Begins
9:00 AM | 5K Begins
Course Information
Course Map


Course Map

The 5K Course is a 3.1 mile course around Kenilworth and Walden neighborhoods. Men, women and children of all ages are invited to participate. The 5k participants will pass three water stations. Cheer Teams will also be placed along the course to cheer on the girls and 5k participants.

Purchase a customizable course spirit sign for your GOTR girl or team. Learn more HERE.

Packet Pick-Up

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2017 3:00PM - 6:00PM
Baton Rouge
GOTR SOLA Warehouse
3185 Balis Drive, Unit 104

*Packet Pickup will also be available on event day at the big tent from 7:30-8:30am to accomodate our Northshore community participants and anyone else who was not able to attend packet pickup on Friday.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can I sign up to participate on event morning?

Yes! Late registration is offered on Friday at Packet Pickup and an hour before the 5k begins. The fee is $30 payable by cash, check or credit card.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Men, women and children of all ages are invited to participate.

WHERE CAN I PARK?

Official event parking is provided in the parking lots of Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Please take the entrance on Perkins Road versus Kenilworth Pkwy to Irene Drive. Irene Drive will close at 1:30pm to prepare for the 5k start line.

Is the Girls on the Run 5k for 'girls only'?

No. The event is open to the public and we encourage men, women and children of all ages to attend and participate.

I registered but I cannot make the run, can I get a refund?

Unfortunately, we are unable to process any refunds. All registrations are non-refundable.

Is the Girls on the Run 5k timed?

The Girls on the Run 5k is an untimed event. However, there will be a timing clock at the finish line.

ARE THERE AID STATIONS AVAILABLE?

Water will be available at the start. Three 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.

Can I run with a jogging stroller?

Yes! We just ask that you begin at the back of the startling line pack and be mindful of others while on the course.

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!

Each Girls on the Run 5k event takes over 100 volunteers to be a success. We depend on volunteers to serve as greeters, running buddies, Inspiration Village Booth leaders, water stops and much more. We have a job for everyone who wants to help! 

VOLUNTEER TODAY
OPPORTUNITIES
Set Up

Volunteers will help set up event areas and registration. Time commitment is 4 to 5 hours. This volunteer opportunity is best suited for individuals over 16 years of age.

Course Volunteers

Volunteers will assist course safetye, preparing a water station, handing out water cups and cheering on the participants during the 5k event. Time commitment is 3 to 4 hours. These volunteer opportunities are great for parents, teens, and group.

Event Volunteers

Volunteers will help with Inspiration Village and other activities during the 5k event. Time commitment is 3 to 4 hours. These volunteer opportunities are great for parents, teens, and group.

Clean Up

Volunteers will help take down and clean up the event site. Time commitment is 3 to 4 hours. This volunteer opportunity is best suited for individuals over 16 years of age.

5K Fun

Girls on the Run South Louisiana
3185 Balis Drive
Unit 104
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

(225) 636-0800

hydie@girlsontherungbr.org