OBX GO FAR Program

OBX GO FAR REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED! PLEASE JOIN US THIS SPRING!

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.

2016 OGF FALL SCHOLARSHIPS

Registration For 5k Club Closes on September 19, 2016!

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.

2016 OGF FALL SCHOLARSHIPS

Registration for Fun Run (1 Mile Club) Closes on September 26, 2016 !

 

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 September 26, 2016. The Fun Run group will start the week of October 3, 2016. Race Event for the FALL 2016 Program: Saturday, November 12, 2016, 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 Middle School is also on Monday & Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30 p.m. & Manteo Middle School  will have practice days on Monday and Wednesday this season with no late start 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, snack, race registration, T-Shirt, 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, snack, race registration, T-Shirt, 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.  

BIG NEWS AGAIN FOR FALL!!!! WE HAVE SCHOLARSHIPS AGAIN THIS FALL, SPECIFICALLY FOR THE FUN RUN PROGRAM!  THESE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE PROVIDED BY THE OBCF (OUTER BANKS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION) GRANT WE RECEIVED!  PLEASE 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