Girls on the Run Southwest Missouri Spring 5K

May 6, Missouri State Campus, Springfield, MO

Registration Details
May 6, 2017

Missouri State University
901 S National Ave, Springfield, MO 65897
7:30 AM | On-Site Registration and Packet Pick-up
8:30 AM | Pre Celebration Activities
8:30 AM | First 5k Starts
10:00 AM | GOTR Celebratory 5k Starts
Course Information
Course Map

The 5K Course is a two lap 3.1 mile course through the Missouri State University campus. 5K participants will pass a water stop half way on the course. Cheer Teams will be placed along the course to cheer on the girls and 5K participants.

Packet Pick-Up

Girls who are currently participating in the program are already registered for the 5K and will receive their 5K materials (bibs, pins, goody bags) the morning of the event. For all other 5K participants (Running Buddies, coaches, family members and community participants), packet pick-up information is as follows:

Friday, May 5th  - Fleet Feet Sports - 4:00 -7:00 pm

1254 E Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65804

Saturday, May 6th - Missouri State University - 7:30 am - 8:00 am and 8:30 am - 9:30 am

901 S National, Springfield, MO 65897

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

An Aid station will be available on the course. Runners are encouraged to bring water bottles along on the course. Additional water and snacks will be available at the finish line.

Where should I park?

Parking is available in Lot 22 Missouri State University at the corner of National and Grand. Then use the tunnel and cross over to campus! We will have volunteers there to make sure you get to the right location!

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.

Volunteer Registration

This event would not be possible without the help of amazing volunteers who believe in our mission and show up to support our girls. Over 100 volunteers are needed to put on our best 5K yet! Whatever your special skills and talents, we have a role for everyone.

Volunteer Today

Volunteers will help with 5K registration, assisting pre-registered runners and event day runners. Approximate arrival time 5:30 a.m. Time commitment is 4 to 5 hours. This volunteer opportunity is best suited for individuals over 18 years of age.


Volunteers will help with logistics and operations. Potential responsibilities include: parking attendants, helping to distribute water to runners, assisting runners at the start line and on the course. Approximate time of arrival is 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Time commitment is 4 to 6 hours. These volunteer opportunities are best suited for adults, older teens and adult groups.


Volunteers will help greet buses upon arrival and assist coaches with their 5K materials. Assistance will also be needed with runner refreshments and medal distribution at the finish line, and at the information and merchandise tents. Approximate time of arrival is 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Time commitment is 4 to 6 hours. This volunteer opportunity is best suited for individuals over 18 years of age.

Previous 5Ks

Southwest Missouri
1111 S Glenstone Ave
Suite 120
Springfield, MO 65804

(417) 763-3646