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The temperatures will subside and the dew point will drop.  That means only one thing:  time for the annual picnic.  The fifth annual gathering will be on Saturday, September 17th  beginning at 11:30 a.m.  Get event details and if you'd like to join the party.

On Wednesday evenings throughout the month of September, Godiva will bring back its fall cross country series. The season will feature informal runs at distances from 5k to 10k, beginning at 6:00 pm each evening.

On September 7 and 21st will run on the Al Buehler Trail at Duke University, surrounding the Washington Duke Inn golf course. The races on September 14nd, 1and 28th we’ll be pn the XC trails adjacent to UNC– Chapel Hill’s Finley Golf Course, starting and finishing near the Glenwood Elementary School grounds.

Track 2015

"Where else can you have so much fun for one dollar?"

Summer Track 2015The 2016 edition of Godiva's popular Summer Track Series will offer twelve weeks of all comers meets at the UNC-Chapel Hill track facility, beginning at 7 pm on Wednesday, May 18th (with the Long Night program) and concluding on August 3rd. The theme of this year's Midsummer Madness meet on July 20th will be "Glory Days."

Meet Results:  May 18th - May 25 - June 1 - June 8 - June 15 - June 22 - June 29 - July 6 - July 13 - July 20 - July 27 - August 3

Weather conditions week  by week

Royle Award WinnersJulie Messina and Martin Warters were honored at the June 4th banquet with the club's David Royle Award for their work in establishing the Durham parkrun. The award recognizes visionary community outreach, and is named for the founder of Godiva Track Club. 

Receiving Runner of the Year awards were Mike Kelley and Tina Clossick.  Denise Larson was honored was Volunteer of the  Year. 

Here are some pictures from the party.

This spring Godiva introduces two additions to its weekly run schedule. Monday night will offer a pub run from Ruckus Pizza in Cary's Arboretum Shopping Center (Harrison Avenue at Weston Parkway). The running will get underway at 6:30 pm, and runners are invited to hang around to socialize afterward at Ruckus. We'll add a second Thursday night run, too, starting at 6:00 pm from Carrboro's Wilson Park. Check the links for more details, then come out to join us.

About CGTC

Do you like to run? Are you interested in meeting other people in North Carolina's Research Triangle area who share your interest? If so, you're in the right place.

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Founded in 1975 at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Godiva Track Club has about members of all ages and abilities, and welcomes new members.

Godiva offers an annual Running Start program for those who are new or returning to the sport. The club presents popular running events like the Umstead Trail Marathon. Godiva's annual calendar also features weekly summer track meets, and a winter series of cross country runs. There are regularly scheduled group runs most days of the week.

Please check out more reasons to join Godiva, and either sign up on line or mail us a membership form.

Oh yes, one more thing: You may wonder why we're called the Godiva Track Club. Here's the story.