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Half-Marathon

$89 6:30AM CDT Price increases after December 31, 2022 at 11:59pm CST
You Got This!

5K

$45 6:50AM CDT Price increases after December 31, 2022 at 11:59pm CST
Virtual Event

Virtual Half-Marathon

$79 Price increases after April 30, 2023 at 11:59pm CDT
Virtual Event

Virtual 5K

$45 Price increases after April 30, 2023 at 11:59pm CDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://heartlandracingco.com/gogirlrun.

Description

Go Girl Run is celebrating 11 years!

An All Women’s Half-Marathon & 5k running race that CELEBRATES women, health, and fitness! MU Health Care GO GIRL RUN Columbia is full of glitz and glam for all of our ladies. Every participant gets a custom race shirt, finisher medal and finisher item.

Ending where it all started. The MU Health Care GO GIRL RUN Columbia at Peace Park is a beautiful place to welcome Women & Girls from all around to round out 2023 GO GIRL RUN SERIES!

You Are Strong. You Are Amazing. You Go, Girl.

Race Site

MU Health Care GO GIRL RUN is super excited to host the 2023 Event Race Site at MU Peace Park! The park is spacious, beautiful and in the center of downtown Columbia. For more information about Peace Park click here!

Triple Crown Finisher

Can you race THE WHOLE GO GIRL RUN SERIES?

Become a Triple Crown Finisher. Only the baddest chicks can do it. Are you one of them? All Triple-Crown Finishers get the coveted GO GIRL RUN TRIPLE-CROWN JACKET to show off their dedication and endurance all year long. Until the next Triple-Crown reward that they are after is announced that is. Then... they get back to work.

*During Registration you will be asked if you are registering for all three races in the GO GIRL RUN SERIES. Check "yes" or "no". If checked "yes" you must individually register for all three events by May 14th, 2023 at Midnight. You will receive your Triple Crown Jacket at GO GIRL RUN Columbia

Triple Crown Finishers Receive:

  • Reduced Pricing for 2024 Events
  • Triple Crown Finisher Jacket & Race Belt
  • Invitation to 2024 Ambassador Program
  • Free Kids Race Entry
Course Maps

Pardon the dust!

Course map creation currently in progress. We are excited to bring back and update past loved Half-Marathon and 5k GO GIRL RUN routes!

Awards

Awards will be given out 4 deep in each Age Division in the 5k and Half-Marathon

Female: 9&U, 10-14, 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+

 

Schedule
Saturday June 4th:
11:00a-5:00p Packet Pick Up MU Health Care Providence Medical Park (551 E Southampton Dr, Columbia, MO )
Sunday June 5th:
5:30a-6:30a Packet Pick Up Peace Park (401 S 9th St, Columbia, MO)
6:45a Half Marathon line up
6:50a Half Marathon Warm Up with MU Therapy Services
7:00a Half Marathon Start
7:15a 5K Start
8:00a Fresh Ideas Smoothie and Food Tent Opens
8:15a Evolved Personal Training 5K Stretching at Award Stage
8:45a 5K Awards
9:30a Evolved Personal Training 5K Stretching at Award Stage
10:00a Half Marathon Awards
Post-Race Food

Go Girl Run is excited to announce a partnership with Fresh Ideas for Post-Race Food!  You can expect some great snacks along with a Go Girl Run Smoothie once you cross the finish line. Fresh Ideas is a dynamic food service management company serving academic institutions, corporations, and senior living communities in the Midwest, South, and Southeast. They expand each year and are proud to serve guests in nine states! For more information about Fresh Ideas Click Here

Group Post-Race Stretch Class- Evolved Personal Training

MU Health Care Go Girl Run will have 2 Stretching classes on June 5th at the Awards Stage (8:15a and 9:30a). It will be lead by Evolved Personal Training Coach Kayla.  We hope you can join! To find out all the services and classes that Evolved Personal Training Offers Click Here

Swag

Aid Stations
Training

Fleet Feet Columbia is the Official Running Store of Go Girl Run! Join in on the FREE training groups and training plans starting on April 16th 7:30a at Fleet Feet Columbia.  Can't make it on the 15th, no worries! Join in on the group runs leaving on Monday or Wednesday evenings. Training plans are customized for beginner or seasoned runners and tailored for 5K or Half Marathon. To help keep you motivated Fleet Feet is offering FREE Swag if you attend 4 or more group runs between April 15th and June 5th!  Want more information Contact: training@fleetfeetcolumbiamo.com.   

Fleet Feet Columbia: 505 E Nifong Blvd, Columbia MO

Fleet Feet is the best place for all your running and walking needs. The doors have been open since mid-July 2017 and locally owned by Nancy Yaeger! Fleet Feet has a mission to inspire the community to live a healthier and active lifestyle while sharing a purpose to help people meet new friends, achieve their goals, and to help make you a part of a running family! Fleet Feet has weekly training groups that explore every inch of Columbia, even the hidden trails! Additionally, the Fleet Feet team is able to get the perfect shoe for you with their 3-D foot scanner and all sales staff are shoe experts. 

 

Parking

Official Pace Groups

Beast Pacing will be the Professional Pacers for all GO GIRL RUN SERIES events.

You can look forward to staying on target with these experienced pacers who will get you to the Half-Marathon Finish-line in a time of: 1:45, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30, 2:45, and 3:00 hours.

If you are looking to finish your race in those timeframes, the Beast Pacing Team will be ready to get you there! You will find them in BRIGHT PINK GO GIRL RUN SERIES Pacing Gear!

Host Hotel

We are proud to partner with Stoney Creek Hotel for our 2023 Go Girl Run!

Stoney Creek Hotel is a beautiful hotel and conference center, within walking distance of the University of Missouri and minutes from Columbia’s art galleries, shops and restaurants, earned a “Certificate of Excellence, 2019” from TripAdvisor, was named a “Best Hotel of Mid-Missouri,” and a "Top Event Location" by the Columbia Business Times. Located halfway between Saint Louis and Kansas City, Stoney Creek Hotel is the perfect gathering place for the Go Girl Run!

To find out more Click Here

When making a reservation make sure to let them know you are with the Go Girl Run 2023 for a discount!

Mens Participation

Men are allowed to race but will not be included in awards and will have separate results.

Men will receive a GO GIRL ENCOURAGER Shirt and are strongly requested to wear the shirt during the event while participating alongside all of our awesome women & girls and cheer them on!

We appreciate the support that the men can provide to these women during the event and look forward to welcoming everyone.

A Heartland Racing Co. Series
Presenting Sponsor
Race Contact Info
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