14th Annual Girls Just Wanna Run/Walk 5K and 10K 2018

For women and girls of all ages and fitness levels.

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Now - June 10: Adult $25, Child (5-14) $15
June 11 – July 14: Adult $30, Child $20 (no T-shirt guarantee)
Race Day: Adult $35, Child $25 (no T-shirt guarantee)


Now - June 10: Adult $30, Child (5-14) $20
June 11 – July 14: Adult $35, Child $25 (no T-shirt guarantee)
Race Day: Adult $40, Child $30 (no T-shirt guarantee)

CoxHealth employees may payroll deduct race fees.

Race Details

Join us for a morning of fun and healthy activity. Girls Just Wanna Run is the area's first and most fun women's only 5K. Pick your distance with a 5K or 10K option. Start and finish at Cox North Fountain Plaza.  A fast, scenic course through Springfield’s historical neighborhoods makes for an enjoyable run. Start time is 7:30 a.m. All proceeds benefit the the FitLife Program at CoxHealth Fitness Centers to assist patients with rehabilitation and wellness, helping local women stay healthy and active.

Girls Just Wanna Run participants enjoy a fast, scenic course through Springfield's historical area. Parking day of event is located across from CoxHealth Fitness Centers at Cox North. Stick around after the run for a block party with great refreshments, entertainment, awards ceremony and awesome door prizes from our expo vendors and sponsors designed especially for women.

Children under 5 may participate at no charge, but will not receive a shirt and bag. No furry friends allowed. Participants with strollers and walkers should start at the back of the group.


Prizes are awarded to the top three in each age group: 5-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59,

60-69, 70+ and Overall 10-39, Masters 40-59, Grand Masters 60+.

Packet Pick-Up

Packet pick-up and Fun Before the Run expo, Friday, July 20 from 2-6 p.m. at CoxHealth Fitness Centers at the Meyer Center.

During packet pick-up, browse booths from local companies showcasing products for women, sample food from Mexican Villa and Domino's, pick-up your women's cut tech T-shirt. Shirt sizes are guaranteed if you register before June 10. All participants receive a finisher medal.

Register early to guarantee your T-shirt and size.

Presented by Rick's Automotive.

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Categories: Fitness Women