Carolina Godiva Track Club

News and Announcements

UTM ParticipantsGodiva Track Club will present the 13th Annual Umstead Trail Marathon on Saturday, March 5, 2016. All 26.2 miles of the marathon lie within the borders of William B. Umstead State Park. The course consists of some technical single-track, but is mostly run on the park’s bridle trails, which are the width of a single lane road and covered with fine gravel. The route is scenic and hilly.

The field size is limited and the sign up slots fill quickly, so please don't delay in visiting the registration site soon after it opens at 8 AM EST on Monday, November 30th.

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The 2015-16 Godiva Winter Series  featured   the The Misery Run on Sunday, November 15th. 

Next up will be The Couch Mountain Run on Sunday, December 13th.

CGTC members can register for the complete series. Members and guests as well can also  sign up on the day of the race.  

WS RESULTS:  Run for the Donuts, The Misery Run WS Standings Icon


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.