OBX GO FAR Program

OBX GO FAR SPRING 2017 SEASON REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! img8-1

The 5k group will start training the week of March 27, 2017.

The Fun Run group will start the week of April 3, 2017. (please check practice days to see which days your school will practice)

Race Event for the Spring 2017 Program: Final race is again Saturday May 20, 2017, location TBA.

Scholarships are available here! Please click this link to download and mail/email us your child’s scholarship form. No proof of income is necessary. 2017 OGF Scholarships

5K CLUB

5k-The 5K Club trains for 7 weeks for 1.5 hours immediately following school twice a week.
-Participants learn how to safely complete a 5K by learning proper running skills, fitness, nutrition, and life long character skills. To physically prepare them safely and adequately, the program follows a curriculum that is designed with walk/run timed interval training that gradually builds the endurance for a 5K.
-Registration includes: a healthy snack each practice, race shirt, race medal, race entry, entry into the program, insurance, and materials provided throughout the season.
-Participants must be 8 or older to enroll into the 5k club.

2017 OGF Scholarships

Registration For 5k Club Closes on March 22nd!

FUN RUN (1 Mile) CLUB

fun run-The FUN RUN Club trains for 6 weeks for 1.5 hours immediately following school twice a week.
-Participants learn how to efficiently complete a 1 mile run by learning proper and safe running skills, fitness, nutrition, and life long character skills. To physically prepare them safely and adequately the program follows a curriculum that is designed with walk/run timed interval training that gradually builds the endurance for a 1 mile event.
-Registration includes: a healthy snack each practice, race shirt, race medal, race entry, entry into the program, insurance, and materials provided throughout the season.
-Participants must be in at least kindergarten and the fun run program is typically for younger ages/beginners.

2017 OGF Scholarships

Registration for Fun Run (1 Mile Club) Closes on march 29th!

 

Practice Days:

Mondays & Wednesdays: Cape Hatteras Elementary, First Flight Elementary, First Flight Middle, Manteo Elementary & Manteo Middle
Tuesdays & Thursdays: Kitty Hawk Elementary & Nags Head Elementary

Where:

Participants must be enrolled in the program to attend. Participants meet in the gym following school at their school site. Fun runners practice on campus. 5Kers run outside in safe areas. ASEP students must report to ASEP first and return after GO FAR. TAKE NOTE: Practice is cancelled for bad weather. Please watch facebook and email for notifications.

The 5k group will start training the week of March 27, 2017. The Fun Run group will start the week of April 3, 2017. Race Event for the SPRING 2017 Program: Saturday, May 20th, location TBA.

Practice at Cape Hatteras Elementary, First Flight Elementary &  Manteo Elementary  is on Mondays & Wednesdays following school until 3:45 pm.  Practice at First Flight & Manteo Middle School is also on Monday & Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30 p.m.  Practice at Nags Head Elementary & Kitty Hawk Elementary is on Tuesdays & Thursdays until 3:45 p.m.

Who:

The mission of the program is to prevent childhood obesity and to offer a healthy outlet to all Dare County Elementary and Middle School Youth. The student must register for this program.

Costs:

The 5K program is $43.00 this includes: on-line registration fees, the 7 week program, snacks, race registration, T-Shirt, GO FAR socks, GO FAR Yowie Towel, and a race medal. The FUN RUN (1 mile) Program is $38.00 to include on-line registration fees, the 6 weeks of practice sessions, snacks, race registration, T-Shirt, GO FAR socks, GO FAR Yowie Towel and a race medal. Households in need may qualify for a scholarship to enroll in the program. Please contact us if you would like more information or are in need of a scholarship to cover the registration fees.  

CONTACT US AT OBXGOFAR@GMAIL.COM TO RECEIVE INFO ON THE SCHOLARSHIPS!  WE DO NOT REQUIRE PROOF OF INCOME, IF YOU HAVE A NEED, WE WANT TO HELP!  PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO REACH OUT TO US