Girls on the Run Buffalo Fall 5k

November 5th @ 10am, Delaware Park, Buffalo NY

Registration Details
November 5th, 2017

Delaware Park, Buffalo, NY
Colvin Blvd. entrance to the park
7:00 AM | Happy hair and face painting
7:00 AM | Registration and Packet Pick up opens
8:00 AM | Happy Hair and Face Painting opens
9:15 AM | Walk to start line
9:30 AM | Race starts!
10:00 AM | Food Tent Opens
11:00 AM | Awards presented
Course Information
Course Map

The 5K Course is a 3.1 mile course looping 1 1/2 times around Delaware Park (see map).  The 5K begins and ends in Delaware Park by Colvin Blvd entrance. Parking available.

Packet Pick-Up

Girls who are currently participating in the program are already registered for the 5K and will receive their 5K materials (bibs, pins, goody bags) from their team coaches prior to the 5k. For all other 5K Running Buddies packet pick up is as follows:

Packet Pick up for Running Buddy's and adult or non-GOTR child runners


When is the 5k?

Our spring 5k is June 4th, 2017 at 9:30am. The 5k will be held at University at Buffalo, North Campus Alumni Arena.

Is there parking at the event?

FREE on campus parking is available close to Alumni Arena. Parking lots close to race start/finish: Stadium Lot/Alumni B&C Lots. Once on UB campus, follow signs for parking.

Can I bring a Stroller?

We ask that you do not run with a stroller because of the large crowd.


Please keep your furry friends at home for the day - as our girls need all our attention!

Will I be able to see my daughter run?

There will be many spots along the racecourse to you see your daughter.

Will there be food?

There will be a UB food truck selling snacks before the race. We will have food and water at the food tent after the 5k.

Are there awards for the girls?

Awards for all age groups will begin at approximately 11:00 am. GOTR GIRLS ARE NOT TIMED AND DO NOT RECEIVE ANY AWARDS. Their finishing medals are their awards.

When is packet-pick up?

Saturday, June 3rd 10am-2pm at UB Stadium/Concourse Level.

Is there a water stop?

Water will be available pre-5k at the school village area and there will be 1 water station during the race. Water will be at the finish line and post 5k party as well.

Is the race ever cancelled?

The race will be held rain or shine. In the event of lighting our race director will advise on postponing or cancelling the race. If thunder/lightning is detected, there will be a delay in the start of the race. If dangerous weather conditions persistent for an extended period of time, the race may be forced to cancel for safety. Announcements will be made over the PA system. We will not reschedule the 5k.

Is there packet pick up on Saturday?

Yes! from 10am - 2pm you can pick up your race bags. You can also register if you were not able to do that. Location: University at Buffalo, north campus. Stadium - concourse level. Just walk towards the stadium and follow signs up to the concourse.

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 200 volunteers are needed to put on our best 5K yet! Whatever your special skills and talents, we have a role for everyone.

Volunteer Today
Registration/Packet Pick Up

Volunteers will help either Saturday, November 4th or Sunday *race day* November 5th with 5K registration, assisting pre-registered runners and event day runners.

5k Race Day Volunteers

There are many areas to help either as an individual or a team. Our 5k volunteers will help with everything from setting up the tents to handing out medals at our finish line and everything in between. Choose the category you wish to register for when completing your volunteer application. All volunteers receive a GOTR volunteer shirt and refreshments at the race.

Group Volunteers

If your business, school or group wishes to volunteer let us know! We can group everyone together so you can have fun and give back! Volunteer hours can be used for school service hours or any volunteering program.

Spring 2015 5K
Spring 2016 5K

Girls on the Run of Buffalo
PO Box 1271
Buffalo, NY 14213

(716) 873-2221