Girls on the Run Long Island Fall 2017 5K

December 2, 2017 Hofstra University

Registration Details
December 2, 2017

Girls on the Run Long Island Fall 2017 5K
Hofstra University Fitness Center, 900 Fulton Avenue Hempstead, NY 11550
7:30 AM | Volunteers arrive, sign in and get assignment
7:45 AM | On-Site Registration Opens
7:45 AM | Pre-run festivities begin
8:45 AM | Announcements & group warm-up
9:00 AM | 5K Fun run begins
9:45 AM -10:30 AM | Post-run snacks & activities
Course Information
Course Map

The 5K Course is 2 laps around the scenic Hofstra University Campus.  Cheer Teams will also be placed along the course to cheer on the girls and 5K participants.

Packet Pick-Up

Community Participants

Race-day registration opens at 7:45AM (pre-registration is strongly encouraged as lines can get long)

Fees:  $30 day of registration/$25 advance registration

Pre-registered participants: please check-in at pre-registration table to pick up your race bib & event t-shirt.

Coaches:  one coach from each site should check-in at the "Coach Check-in" table.  NOTE: Coaches do NOT need to check in at the registration table. All race bibs for your coaches and team will be given to you.

GOTR Participants: GOTR participants do NOT have to check in at registration. They should proceed directly to their respective team sign and your coach will have your race bib & goody bag (look for the pink balloons & your site name).

Running Buddies: Running buddies must check in either at Pre-registration table (if pre-registered) or the Race-day registration to pick up race bib and event t-shirt.  


Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to register?

On-line early registration (up until 11/30) is $25. Race-day registration is $30

What do I receive with my race registration?

All participants who register by 11/22/17 will receive an event t-shirt. For registrations received after 11/22/17, t-shirts are available on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last.

How long will the 5k run take?

Finishing times vary of course, but our fastest runners will complete the run in about 25 minutes. Most runners will fall between 30-45 minutes. We will be sweeping the course at one hour from the starting time to ensure all runners have returned to the starting area.

Are there aid stations available?

Water will be available at the mid-way point on the course and participants are also encouraged to bring their own water bottles along on the course. Additional water and snacks will be available at the finish line. There is a first aid station at the Start/Finish line.

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! All pets will be asked to return to the pet owner's vehicle if spotted at the event.


Enter Hofstra campus via East Gate, located off Earle Ovington Blvd. Follow GOTR signs to the right for Fitness Center.


Ample parking is available when you enter into Hofstra's campus.

Volunteer Registration

This event would not be possible without the help of amazing volunteers like YOU who believe in our mission and show up to support our girls.

Volunteer Today

Volunteers will help with 5K registration, assisting pre-registered runners and event day runners. Approximate arrival time is 7:30 a.m. Time commitment is 2-3 hours. This volunteer opportunity is best suited for individuals over 18 years of age.


Volunteers will help direct & assist attendees with parking areas, registration info and rest area facilities.

Pre-Run Fun

These volunteers will be assigned to face painting, happy hair, ribbon stations.

Course Cheer Volunteers

Volunteers will help cheer the girls on throughout the course. Time commitment is 2-3 hours. This volunteer opportunity is best suited for individuals over 16 years of age.

Spring 2017 5K

End of season celebratory 5K at Hofstra University - June 3, 2017

Girls on the Run Long Island
49 Jetmore Place
Massapequa, NY 11758

(516) 987-7477