11th Annual Girls on the Run 5K
May 17, 2014, 8:00 am Start
Vasona Park in Los Gatos

Save the date for our 11th Annual Girls on the Run 5K, a community fun run/walk that is also the culminating event for our Girls on the Run and Girls on Track program participants! During the course of our ten-week programs, girls learn about self-respect and healthy living while training for the 5K with the help of their incredible volunteer coaches.

The 5K is open to EVERYONE in the community: men, women, girls and boys, runners and walkers. All proceeds benefit Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley. The event is a non-competitive, un-timed event. For safety reasons, we DO NOT allow dogs, in-line skates, skateboards, etc. on the course or at the venue. Stollers are allowed but MUST start at the back. This year we expect more than 4,000 runners and walkers with more than 2,500 spectators cheering them along our beautiful course in and around Vasona Park!

Registration Information:


  • Standard Registration with Guaranteed T-Shirt (3/1-4/25)
    • Adult (13+): $35
    • Youth (12 and under): $25
  • Late Registration (4/26-5/14)
    • Adult (13+): $40
    • Youth (12 and under): $30
  • Packet Pickup and Race Day Registration (5/16-5/17) - In-Person ONLY!
    • Adult (13+): $45
    • Youth (12 and under): $45

IMPORTANT: 2014 season Girls on the Run participants and coaches DO NOT need to sign up for the 5K as they are automatically signed up by registering for the the program and volunteering to coach.

To register by mail, click HERE for the paper registration form. Please mail the completed paper registration form and a check payable to "GOTRSV" to P.O. Box 510, Los Gatos, CA 95031. Paper registration forms MUST be received by Friday, May 9.

5K Event Day Information:

*We will continue to update this page with information as the 5K date gets closer so check back often!


  • 6:00 am Registration and Packet Pickup open; GOTR/GOT coaches arrive
  • 6:30 am GOTR/GOT program participants arrive & check in with coaches at Team Tables
  • 6:30-7:30 am Fun Activities: Happy Hair, Tattoo Station, Inspiration Station and more!
  • 7:15-7:30 am Warm Up and Pre-Event Stretching in the Family Fun Area!
  • 7:30 am Runners and walkers move to the Starting Area!
  • 8:00 am The Girls on the Run 5K Starts!
  • 9:00-9:30 am Fun Activities: Zumba, Sponsor Table Bingo and more!
  • 9:30 am Superstar Coach, Volunteer and Spirit Awards
  • 9:45 am Raffle (all participants are automatically entered; do not need to be present nor put in ticket to win)
  • 10:00 am Event Wrap Up

Parking: Parking will be available in Vasona Park, along University Avenue and at select nearby parking lots. More information will be posted soon!

5K Course:

The Girls on the Run 5K starts and finishes at the Boat Center in beautiful Vasona Park in Los Gatos. The paved course curves through the park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Runners and walkers will be cheered on throughout the 3.1 miles, receive mardi gras beads at the mile markers, and have a chance to rehydrate at the water station.

Packet Pickup:

Friday, May 16th, 3:00 pm-8:00 pm. Vasona Park, Gateway Picnic area. Let the gate attendee know that you are with Girls on the Run and you will not need to pay to enter the park.

Saturday, May 17th, 6:00 am-7:30 am. Vasona Park, Boat Center. Packet pick-up will be available on the morning of the 5K at the registration table.

Participants Receive:

An official Girls on the Run 5K cotton T-shirt, mardi gras beads at every mile, a finisher's award, sponsor coupons, post-race food, Family Fun Festival with music and activities, a free raffle prize entry and more!

Technical T-Shirt Add-On Option:


This year, we are offering two exciting technical T-shirts for sale (both during the 5K registration process and to purchase online HERE, separate of 5K registration.)

Ladies' Cut Technical T-Shirt   Unisex Cut Technical T-Shirt
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Ladies' Cut:

The Power Pink, v-neck, ladies' cut technical T-shirt features the new "I love Girls on the Run" logo on the front and our inspirational 5K "wordle" design on the back to help power you to the finish line! The ladies' cut shirts are available in Girls' Youth Small-Large and Women's Adult XS-2XL.

Unisex Cut:
The Columbia Blue, crew-cut, unisex technical T-shirt features the Girls on the Run 5K logo on the front and our inspirational 5K "wordle" design on the back to keep you motivated from start to finish! The unisex cut shirts are available in Unisex Youth Small-Large and Unisex Adult S-3XL.

Technical T-shirts orders must be picked up at the Girls on the Run 5K Packet Pickup in Vasona Park on Friday, May 16, 3:00 pm-8:00 pm OR Saturday, May 17, 6:00 am-10:00 am. Shirts MUST BE PICKED UP; they will not be mailed. All orders are non-refundable. Size exchanges will be available based on inventory availability and will only be done at the Girls on the Run 5K Packet Pickup.

Join us as a 5K Volunteer!


Visit our Become a 5K Volunteer page to learn more!

Become a Girls on the Run 5K Sponsor Today!

Make a difference in the lives of girls in Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties by becoming a sponsor today! Many sponsors have already come on board for 2014, and we would love to have you join our sponsorship team. Visit our Become a Sponor page to learn more!

Thank You to our 2014 Sponsors!

National Sponsors

LEGO Friends

Local 5K Sponsors

Total Woman Gym & Spa
Almaden Valley Athletic Club
Toll House Hotel
Christina Quakenbush & Family
Morning Crane Healing Arts and Fitness Center
Iconic Dental Care
JP DiNapoli Companies
Dr. Daniel Hall and Dr. Gregory Burnett, DDS, MSD
Dr. James Ratcliff, DPM
Athletic Performance
On Your Mark
Sports Authority
Verify Group
Los Gatos Blow Dry Bar
Franks Water Service
Peet's Coffee & Tea
El Paseo Limousine
Athena Camps
Zico Coconut Water
LA and SF Specialty
Nestle Waters
Palo Alto Foods
KIND Healthy Snacks

Local Grantors

Scandling Family Foundation
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Boller Thomas Foundation

Local Program Sponsors

Sereno Group
Kim Richman, Sereno Group
Rebecca Smith, Sereno Group
Ed Graziani, Sereno Group
Joe Pollifrone, Sereno Group
Marc Roos, Sereno Group
Christy Ying, Sereno Group
Raylene Khan, Sereno Group
Bart Call, Sereno Group
Chad Hester, Sereno Group
Kirsty Duncan, Sereno Group

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2013 Girls on the Run 5K Participants and THANK YOU to all of our Our Amazing 2013 5K Volunteers!

CONGRATULATIONS and THANK YOU to all of our amazing Girls on the Run, Girls on Track, GOTR & GOT coaches, parents, families, sponsors, volunteers, and community members who made our 10th Annual Girls on the Run 5K such a great day! More than 3,500 runners and walkers from the community and our after-school programs joined us on Saturday, May 18th, in Vasona Park in Los Gatos. We are so proud of and grateful for each and everyone one of you!

Visit our Facebook page to view all of the wonderful moments that our volunteer photographers captured at the 10th Annual Girls on the Run 5K!

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