Welcome to Girls on the Run of Union County – a life-changing, non-profit prevention program for girls in the 3rd through 8th grade. Our mission is “to educate and prepare girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living.”

Girls on the Run combines training for a 5K running event with healthy living education. Our programs instill self-esteem through health education, life skills development, mentoring relationships and physical training – all of which are accomplished through an active collaboration with girls and their parents, schools, volunteers, staff and the community.

Girls on the Run of Union County is an affiliate of Girls on the Run International ( which has a network of 160 locations across the United States and Canada. A listing of these locations can be found here.

Girls on the Run of Union County 5k
Saturday, April 26th at 8:00am
Lake Park, NC

Join us for the 8th annual non-competitive Girls on the Run of Union County Spring 5k celebration. This certified and relatively flat 5k route takes you through the Lake Park community in Indian Trail, NC.


The race starts at 8am, and is $20 before 4/26 and $25 on the day of the race.

This is a community event for EVERYONE so spread the word to your friends and family!

NOTE: Girls in the program are ALREADY registered for the race and do not need to be re-registered online. Only family and friends need to register and pay separately for the 5k.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for the Girls on the Run of Union County 5k celebtration.
T-shirts will not be guaranteed to those registered after April 4, 2014. Race packet pick up will be at CMC-Waxhaw The COMMUNITY ROOM, (2700 Providence Road South, Waxhaw, NC 28173), on Friday April 25th from 3-7pm.
We are looking for SPONSORS and VOLUNTEERS for the 5k. If you are interested in Sponsorship opportunities, please contact To volunteer for the 5k, please contact
We hope to see you there!

For more information about the Girls on the Run of Union County- check out the Spring 5k EVENT GUIDE

5k Presenting Sponsor

  • Carolinas HealthCare System

5k Finish Line Sponsor

  • Piedmont Gas

5k Silver Sponsor

  • Union Power
  • Frontier Communications
  • Connolly Orthodontist
  • Wells Fargo
  • Family Dollar
  • Dr. Jason Loker, DDS
  • Pepsi

5k Bronze Sponsor

  • Metrolina Eye
  • Sun Valley Family Dentistry
  • Antioch PTO
  • Pediatric Dentistry of Matthews
  • Plugged into HVAC & Appliance
  • Blink Eye Care
  • Aetna
  • Wingate University
  • Einsteinz Lab
  • Sperber Law
  • New Dominion Bank
  • LB&A Certified Public Accountants
  • Biscuitville
  • Your Property People, Inc Realty
  • Fairway Mortgage-Kim Venable