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May 2015

8th Annual Fat Ass 5k & Street Party for Charity

May 8, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - May 9, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
Downtown Springfield, IL United States + Google Map

Support GOTR by volunteering at the Fat Ass 5k & Street Party! Join us in downtown Springfield for the 8th Annual Fat Ass 5k & Street Party! The event will be Saturday, May 9th, and you can help us show our support by volunteering for this year's event.  Volunteers receive a Fat Ass t-shirt and can select from several opportunities including packet pick-up before the race, course marshals, Pepsi truck and merchandise sales. A list of available shifts can be…

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“One in A Million” Spring 5k

May 16, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lincoln Land Community College, 5250 Shepherd Road
Springfield, IL 62703 United States
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Join the Girls on the Run of Central Illinois participants and their coaches and families in a fun-filled event to celebrate the success of the spring season.  This non-competitive community race is open to the public.  Family, friends, and community supporters of all ages and abilities are encouraged to register to run or walk with the girls.  Don't miss out - get registered today!  The race begins at 10:00, but activities begin at 8:30 for those who wish to participate!…

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July 2015

Celebrity Bartender Event & Baseball Raffle

July 16, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Office Sports Bar & Grill, 1919 West Iles
Springfield, IL 62704 United States
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Join us at The Office Sports Bar & Grill on July 16th from 5:00-7:00 for our annual Celebrity Bartender event! The event will feature our Celebrity Bartenders: Chris Hembrough, Emily Rabin, Lisa Noonan, and Tom Fitch. Join us for this fun night to support your favorite baseball team and bartender while raising funds for Girls on the Run. Vote for your favorite baseball team with your celebrity bartender tips and all funds raised will go directly to support Girls on…

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August 2015

Cool 2 Duel – Dueling Pianos Event!

August 28, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Firefighters Postal Lake Club, 970 West Lake Shore Drive
Springfield, IL 62703 United States
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Join us for the event of the season! Cool 2 Duel dueling piano performers will be in Springfield for one night only on Friday, August 28, 2015. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to have a great time with other Girls on the Run supporters while Cool 2 Duel entertains the energetic audience and even makes them a part of the show! Appetizers will be included along with a cash bar. Friday, August 28th 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. (Doors…

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November 2015

Fall 2015 Community 5k

November 7, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lincoln Land Community College, 5250 Shepherd Road
Springfield, IL 62703 United States
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Join the Girls on the Run of Central Illinois participants and their coaches and families in a fun-filled event to celebrate the success of the fall season.  This non-competitive community race is open to the public.  Family, friends, and community supporters of all ages and abilities are encouraged to register to run or walk with the girls.  The race begins at 10:00, but activities begin at 8:30 for those who wish to participate!  Check out our 5k FAQ page or Race…

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January 2016

Breaking Out of the Box!

January 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Christ the King Parish Center, 1930 Barberry Drive
Springfield, IL 62704 United States
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Tickets are now available for the 6th Annual Breaking Out of the Box celebration presented by Levi, Ray & Shoup! The evening will include great food by Cafe Moxo, beer & wine, a silent auction, raffle and the opportunity to connect with the Girls on the Run program and volunteers. Julie Staley will be our Master of Ceremonies and Cory Brown will provide the musical entertainment. Our keynote speaker will be Sonya Jones, NBC's Biggest Loser Season 16 Finalist!

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June 2016

Wear your kicks to work!

June 1, 2016 - June 30, 2016

Girls on the Run of Central Illinois is inviting area businesses to participate in Suits and Sneakers during the month of June which will provide financial support for our fall program. BUNN will kick off Suits and Sneakers month on National Running Day, Wednesday, June 1. Our third annual Suits and Sneakers fundraiser is a great way to support the participants in our 10-week afterschool program which encourages confidence, teaches life skills and instills appreciation for a healthy lifestyle. Employers…

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September 2016

Dueling Pianos presented by Green Family Stores!

September 23, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Firefighters Postal Lake Club, 970 West Lake Shore Drive
Springfield, IL 62703 United States
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  Join us for the event of the season! Cool 2 Duel dueling piano performers will be in Springfield for one night only on Friday, September 23, 2016. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to have a great time with other Girls on the Run supporters while Cool 2 Duel entertains the energetic audience and even makes them a part of the show! Appetizers will be included along with a cash bar. Friday, September 23rd 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.…

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October 2016

Join us for the Children’s House Quarter Auction!

October 18, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Central Baptist Church and Children’s House Daycare;, 501 South 4th Street
Springfield, IL United States
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Join us for this family friendly event! You might being wondering what the heck is a quarter auction?  When you arrive you will purchase paddle(s) to play.  Your paddle will have a number on it.  It's a bit like bingo and an auction.  Your paddle will have a corresponding chip that goes into a drawing basket.  The items up for auction will be on display so you can get an idea of which items to "bid" on. Once the auction…

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February 2017

Breaking Out of the Box 2017

February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Christ the King Parish Center, 1930 Barberry Drive
Springfield, IL 62704 United States
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Tickets now available for our Breaking Out of the Box celebration presented by Levi, Ray & Shoup! The evening will include great food by Cafe Moxo, beer & wine, a silent auction, raffle and the opportunity to connect with the Girls on the Run program and volunteers. Julie Staley will be our Master of Ceremonies and our keynote speaker will be Courtney Westlake. Click to Purchase Tickets $55 each or two for $100 Raffle tickets: $20 each or three for $50 When…

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