Carolina Godiva Track Club

News and Announcements

The 2015-16 Godiva Winter Series gets underway on Sunday, October 11th with the Run for the Donuts. Get the details on how his unique, team relay run works, then CGTC members can  register for the complete series. Members and guests as well can also  sign up on the day of the race. If you're planning to run or want to volunteer, please help out the race director by filling out this short pre-registration form.


We're not giving up.  The heavy storms forecast throughout the first weekend of October have forced us to (once again) reschedule the club's annual picnic at Duke Forest.   The picnic will be on Sunday, October 18th  beginning at 3:00 pm. If you've already RSVP'd and still plan to come, you're good to go.   If you had a reservation but can't make make it, please . Also, it is not too late for you to get event details and if you'd like to join the party.

Duke Forest Deer Hun 2011For the eighth consecutive year, sections of the Duke Forest popular with runners will be closed to the public Mondays through Fridays during the fall season. This year's "deer herd reduction program" begins on Monday, September 28th and end on Friday, December 18th.  Affected areas include the Durham section trails along NC 751 just west of campus, the Korstian section between Mt. Moriah and Whitfield Roads, and the Blackwood section near Chapel Hill in Orange county. All sections of the Forest will, however, be open to the public on Thursday and Friday of Thanksgiving week (November 27 and 28).

Visit Duke Forest's official announcement for details.

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.