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Triad GO FAR 5K & Fun Run

Sat November 17, 2018 High Point, NC US 27262 Directions
Events

GO FAR 5K

9:00AM EST - 10:15AM EST

One-Mile Fun Run

8:15AM EST - 8:30AM EST
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.gofarclub.org/.

Place
Showplace Courtyard
211 East Commerce Avenue
High Point, NC US 27262
Description

The Triad GO FAR 5K & Fun Run is a race event like no other, designed especially for children and families, to celebrate health and wellness in our local communities. Children from more than 50 Triad schools and clubs train for eight to 10 weeks to achieve an ultimate goal of completing this culminating 5K event. Throughout their training, children learn about positive character traits, the goal-setting process and how to make healthy choices that will last a lifetime.

Participant Perks:

  • Scenic courses through downtown High Point
  • Loop course for optimal viewing of your child running
  • Spirited cheer squads lining the course
  • High quality GO FAR cotton t-shirt
  • Unique GO FAR finishers medal for 5K runners
  • GO FAR finishers token for one-mile fun runners
  • Plentiful course support
  • Free admission to the race day family festivities
  • 10% discount off race day merchandise sales
Event Policies

The majority of our runners are children. The safety of our young runners is top priority.

  • Strollers are welcome but must line up at the back of the final wave to avoid congestion at the start line.
  • NO bikes, roller blades or skateboards
  • NO pets on the course or within the event area
  • All runners (including parents and running buddies) must register in advance and wear assigned bib during the race. Any runner not wearing a bib will be asked to exit the race course.
Registration Fees

GO FAR 5K
Early Bird Registration Fee: $25, May 14 - Oct 13 
Online Registration Fee: $30, Oct 14 - Nov 13
Late Registration Fee: $40, Nov 14 - 17
(Late registration will close at 8:30 am on race day. We cannot accept new registrations after that time.)

FUN RUN
Online Registration Fee: $15, May 14 - Nov 13 
Late Registration Fee: $20, Nov 14 - 17
(Late registration will close at 8:30 am on race day. We cannot accept new registrations after that time.)

NOTES: 

  • All runners must register in advance and wear assigned bib during the race. Parents of GO FAR club participants who want to join children on race day must register online. Any runner not wearing a bib will be asked to exit the race course.
  • A $2.50 processing fee is included in registration fees listed above.
  • T-shirt sizes are guaranteed only for runners who register before October 13.
  • Late registration is available online from Nov 14-17 and onsite Nov 16-17 until 8:30 am on race day.
Registration Policies

Registration Fees are Non-Refundable.

Once we receive and accept your registration, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate. Before November 15, you may transfer your race registration to another runner. After November 15, registrations are non-transferable and non-refundable. No exceptions.

Registration Deadlines:

  • $5 Early Bird Discount available until October 13.
  • T-shirt sizes are guaranteed only to runners registered before October 13.
  • Space permitting, late registrations will be accepted in person at packet pick-up locations.
  • Late registrations will be accepted until 8:30 am on race day. We cannot accept new registrations after that time.

Payment Method:

Credit card payment is required for all online registrations. Some GO FAR schools accept payment by check with paper registration. Please check with your GO FAR coach for information.

Race Changes:

Switching from the One-Mile Fun Run to the GO FAR 5K - Online Upgrade fee is $15 before November 15. After November 15, race upgrades are no longer available. Upgrade fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions. To make last-minute race changes (after Nov 15), simply follow regular race registration and pay full fee; difference in last-minute registration fees are non-refundable.

Switching from the GO FAR 5K to One-Mile Fun Run - If you would like to switch from the 5K to One-Mile Fun Run, you do not need to make any changes. The difference in registration fees are non-refundable. Simply show up to the Fun Run start line on race morning.

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Parking Information

RUNNER PARKING:

307 Commerce Avenue
High Point, NC  27260

** Be sure to arrive early! Traffic will be heavy. And roads will be blocked for race route from 7:45 until 10:30 am. **

ALTERNATE PARKING:

Overflow parking is available at 432 E Green Drive or The Buyers Lot at 452 E Green Drive. Note: DO NOT park in the Post Office Lot - you will be ticketed or towed! Limited street parking is available along Main Street, west of the start line. Be sure to arrive early - roads will be blocked for race route from 7:45 until 10:30 am.

GO FAR RUNNERS:

If you have been training with a school group, your coach will have a meeting spot in the COACHES’ PARKING LOT. Ask your coach for details about how to find your group and check-in times. (Most coaches require runners to arrive sometime between 7:15-8:15 am.) It is IMPORTANT TO ARRIVE EARLY. There will be a lot of traffic. Give yourself plenty of time to park and find your group in the Coaches’ Lot. After you check in with your coach, you will have time to enjoy GO FAR Family Festivities.

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