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Green Gallop Glow Run/Walk
Date: Friday, October 6, 2017
Location: UND Wellness Center
The Green Gallop Homecoming Run is a great way to show your UND Pride and kick off Homecoming Weekend! The course begins at the Wellness Center, runs along the English Coulee, through campus, and past Ralph Engelstad Arena.
Last year we held our first ever Glow Run and it was a huge succes! We have decided to continue with that theme this year. The race will begin just after sunset at 8 p.m. Join 200+ of your closest UND friends and kickoff Homecoming Weekend the right way at the Wellness Center!
2017 Race Information
Registration and Event Fees
Online registration is currently open. "Day of Event" registration will be available but will promptly close at 7:00pm. No participants will be accepted after 7:00pm on the day of the race. To register online for the Green Gallop, please click the link below. You may also register in person at the Wellness Center. If you have any questions on registration please contact Ben Heller @ 701-777-4864 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 1 - August 31: $20
September 1 - October 5: $25
Day of Registration (October 6): $30
Online Registration closes on October 5th at 11:59pm. However, you may still register in person at the Wellness Center up until 7pm the day of the race.
Entry fees are non-refundable. Race numbers and entries cannot be transferred to another person or for another year. No exceptions.
Race Course Information
The course layout will be the same as last year. You can view last year's map here: 2017 Green Gallop map. The race course will have a 1.5 hour time limit starting at 8:00pm. Participants must use sidewalks and walking paths where available, as streets will NOT be closed to traffic. We will have volunteers on the course to assist runners and to ensure traffic does not interfere with the race.
Race Packet Pick-Up
Race Packet Pick-Up
Pre-race packet pick-up is on Thursday, October 5th from 4:00pm until 7:00pm at the UND Wellness Center. Participants can also pick up their race packets on the day of the event prior to the race starting at 5pm.
Sponsorships and Donations
We would like to thank our sponsors for helping make this event the success that it is!
To learn more about becoming a race sponsor or donating to the Green Gallop, please contact Ben Heller at 701.777.4864 or at email@example.com.
Interested in volunteering? Volunteers are needed throughout the event to help with directing participants on and off of the course, assisting with registration, handing out food and water, and encouraging the runners! For more information about volunteering, please contact Ben Heller at 701.777.4684 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is this event timed? We will NOT be doing timing this year for the race. The Glow Run is an opportunity for participants to come out and have fun to kick off Homecoming Weekend. We will have a clock at the finish line with the time for those interested in their time.
Is there an age limit for this event? No, there is no age limit or requirement for the Glow Run. All are welcome!
Are walkers welcome? Yes, absolutely! We just ask that walkers start at the back of the field for safety reasons.
Is there a bag check? No, we will not have a bag check for the run this year.
What is included in my Glow Run registration? All participants will receive a 2017 Green Gallop T-shirt, access to glow sticks, and entry into our raffle for door prizes. This year's t-shirt will be neon-green! Be sure to register early to ensure you are guaranteed the correct size. All finishers will receive a Green Gallop finisher's metal as well! You must register by Friday, October 29th to be guaranteed the correct t-shirt size.
How should I dress for the event? If you don't want to wear your race t-shirt, we still encourage all participants to dress in neon and glow gear to light up the night! We will be giving away prizes for the best dressed participants!
Is parking free? Yes, parking will be at the Wellness Center and will be free for the event.
What if it rains? The event will take place rain or shine. If there is severe weather, we will cancel the event. No refunds will be given in the event of cancellation. There is no rain date for this event.
Who receives the proceeds from the event? The proceeds for this event go to the UND Wellness & Health Promotion Department to assist us with creating top of the line programming for our students, faculty and staff, and alumni members!