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Nmisery2010ext up on the Winter Series schedule is the Misery Run on Sunday, November 21st, once again live and in person at the Lucas farm.  Get directions and race details here.

Check out the series announcement for this season's schedule and a word from series director Kevin Rumsey about how we'll proceed this year as we attempt to have as many in person events as conditions will allow.

In for it already?  Sign up for the series now.

Race Across DurhamCarolina Godiva Track Club held a FREE drawing for a FREE entry to the 2021 2021 Race Across Durham Trail Marathon + 10 Miler, which will take place on Saturday, December 5, 2021. The drawing was open to all current members of Carolina Godiva Track Club.

The race, which follows the Mountain-to-Sea trail, is put on by Bull City Running Co. and benefits LIFE Skills Foundation. CGTC is a gold sponsor of the event. 

There were 28 Godivans who put themselves into the drawing. The lucky winner was Laura DeWald!!! She will be registering for the 10-miler event.

Thanks to everyone who participated in the drawing. And, if you want to sign up for the race, there’s still time.

Congratulations to Laura!

Registration for the Umstead Trail Marathon opens  Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 8AM EDT.

The fee is $80 if you register before January of 2022.

Baton Pass - David RoyleThis year's Godiva Annual Pizza Party was an online get together on Tuesday evening, December 8th.  We reviewed the happenings of this year unlike any other, introduced our new club Vice President Kevin Rumsey, and passed off the baton from Ariana Bevilacqua to our new president Susie Castellanos Hansley in an epic fashion. Susie compiled a video of past Godiva leaders from across our 45 year history all the way back to founders David Royle, the first Godiva president, and his friend and immediate successor Roland Rust.  Above, David holds up a vintage Godiva singlet in the middle of his pass; view the entire video to see our him and the long line of presidents who've kept Godiva moving forward across five decades.  

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 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 most days of the week.

Please check out more reasons to join Godiva and sign up on line.

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