• Lace up your sneakers to prevent childhood obesity and participate in a healthy Thanksgiving tradition. Come give thanks with us by registering for our 4th Annual Turkey Trot 5k and Fun Run in Southern Shores.

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  • Help us provide the opportunity for our youth to witness and live a healthier tomorrow. Your donations will scholarship participants in need to the program and cover program costs.

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  • OBX GO FAR IS CELEBRATING 5 YEARS!
    OBX GO FAR was started in the spring of 2010 with just 125 children our first season! In 2012 OBX GO FAR became a local non-profit program serving Dare County children from Duck to Cape Hatteras. Today OBX GO FAR has reached thousands of children and families!
  • WE ARE BUILDING HEALTHIER CHILDREN ONE RUN AT A TIME!
    The goal of the OBX GO FAR Program is to reduce the number of obese or overweight children throughout Dare County. Educating children and families on healthy eating, physical activity and good character skills!

Who We Are

OBX GO FAR is a non-profit organization that holds two annual fundraiser 5k events and two seasonal 6-8 week training programs to bring awareness and prevention to the childhood obesity epidemic. The fundraiser events are held Thanksgiving and Easter weekend. The training program is offered in the fall and spring to elementary and middle school age groups in Dare County to safely train for a 5k or fun run while learning; health concepts, nutrition, and character building.

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OBX GO FAR FALL 2016 SEASON REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

The 5k group will start training the week of September 26, 2016.The Fun Run group will start the week of October 3, 2016.

Race Event for the FALL 2016 Program: Final race is again Saturday November 12, 2016 in conjunction with the OBX Marathon events on Saturday.

Parents and kids are GOING FAR. Find out how OBX GoFar improves their lives.