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The Girls on the Run 5k Run is a public 5k that is open to all runners in the WNY community. It is a
family friendly, community event that strives to share the tools and inspiration for healthy living and
self-confidence from the Girls on the Run programs with our running community. All girls who are participating in the program will participate in the race. They will each be paired with a buddy runner
who is a parent or volunteer that runs and encourages them along the way.

Girls on the Run of Buffalo invites runners of all ages to come run with us, so register the whole family, invite your friends, and come run with over 1200 girls who are celebrating the completion of the Girls on the Run program.

GOTR 5k Sunday, June 8th at 9:30am

University at Buffalo NORTH Ė (near the UB Stadium)
All Girls on the Run spring participants are automatically registered for the 5k
(do not register your daughter if she is currently participating).


Every Girls on the Run program participant is paired with a volunteer Running Buddy (male or female 18 years or older) to support her in her goal of completing the season-culminating 5k run. If you are running as your daughters running buddy, please register for the 5k. You will be asked for your participants name and the school/site she attends. All running buddies must register for the race and will receive a race bib and 5k t-shirt. If you would like to register other family members, click the same registration button.

register for 5k


Directions to the Race »

UB North Campus is at Route 263 (Millersport Hwy.) and Maple Road.
From the NYS Thruway, take Exit 50 (I-290) to Millersport Hwy. North. Proceed north to the State University Coventry entrance..

An alternative is I-290 to I-990. Take the I-990 North to the first exit (University at Buffalo). On campus, follow signs to the Stadium, located on Augspurger Road and Webster Road.


FREE on campus parking is available close to the Stadium. Signs will be posted on campus for open parking lots.

For campus map information, visit the UB Visitor Information page.

Parking lots close to race start/finish: Arena Lot/Stadium Lot/Alumni B&C Lots


A course map is available here »


5 Kilometers (3.1 miles). U.S.A.T.F. Certified Course NY-13004JG
Start and Finish near the UB Stadium. Splits will be called at the first and second mile mark.

Happy Hair Tent: 8:00am - 9:15 am
Come get your hair race-day ready! Open to all girls and buddy runners on the run can go through and get their hair in fun, race day colors!


9:30a.m. SHARP
Race participants will be led from the Arena Parking Lot to the Start Line on Webster Road in front of the UB Stadium. The race will start promptly at 9:30 a.m.


Two staffed water stations will be located on the race course and at the finish line.


All Girls on the Run participants will exit in a GOTR chute to receive their finishing medals.


Race medical care will be located at the start-finish areas. Ask any race volunteer member for assistance if needed.


Leone Timing will be managing the timing results and will be announced at the post race party and posted on www.leonetiming.com and www.gotrbuffalo.org later that day.


Gift Certificate for Running Shoes for overall male and female winners AND overall masterís male and female winners Runnerís Cap for top THREE in the following age groups (male and female):
under 15, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79,
80-89, 90+.

Don't want to run?  We have many race day volunteer needs. You can still take part in the fun! Sign up to volunteer »

We thank our 5k sponsors:


GOTR Buffalo Sponsors core ip systems