Gopher A Run Walk 5K

Marianna, FL

Welcome back to the Golson Elementary GOPHER A Run 5k run / walk The Golson Elementary School PTO is hosting this 5K to help raise funds for school projects. Once again, the race will be chip timed by Milestone Race Authority

F.M. Golson Elementary School's Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is holding our annual 5K run/walk at Florida Caverns State Park on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.  The run is named after our mascot - "Go-pher a Run/Walk".

The purpose of this event is to help Golson's PTO raise funds for our school for upcoming projects, including motivational incentives for reading, snacks for needy children, and emergency kits/crisis management bags for each classroom.

5K ENTRY FEES: $25 until midnight Feb 28, 2018, $30 from March 1, 2018 until 9 am March 9, 2018. Race day entry is $35
AWARDS will be given to the TOP OVERALL male and Female and the top male / female runner in each age group. Age groups are 9 and under, 10 - 14, 15 - 19, 20 -24, 25 - 29, 30 -34, 35 - 39, 40 - 44, 45 - 49, 50 -54, 55 - 59, 60 and Over

We have several fun ideas for our event, including a 1 mile fun run for kids, award for best gopher costume, and award for the Jackson County school with the most representation of staff.

Please join us for our run to benefit the kids of Golson Elementary School!  To register for the run, click on the green register now button above or visit to download a registration form and drop it off at the school.  We will also accept registration on the day of the race!
There will be pre race packet pick up at the Golson Elementary School on Friday March 9, 2018 from 9 am to 3 pm. Please try to attend pre race pick up to avoid long lines on race day.

Florida Caverns Park will open at 8 am on Race Day for packet pick up and race day registration.
PLEASE do not arrive late at the park as nearby parking will be closed.
The 5k Run / Walk will start promptly at 9am.
The 1 Mile Kids Fun Run will begin at 10am and is not timed

When & Where

Mar 10, 2018


9:00 AM

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