Give It Up For Gulu 5K & Doggie Dash

Saturday 23rd September 2017

Rockford Park: Rockford Park, Wilmington, United States

Running, Walking, Distance running, 5K, 1 Mile


  • Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Walking-5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Walking-1 Mile (Non Competitive) - Individual Age group/open


The Gulu 5K is a grass roots cause restoring HOPE through EDUCATION to a remote village in Northern Uganda.  

This fifth year event takes place at the beautiful area of Rockford Park.  The 100-year-old Rockford Tower is the centerpiece of this park. The historic stone water tower is located amid rolling hills and vistas offering beautiful views of the city. 

This certified 5K course is challenging for the avid runner and enjoyable for the walkers and doggies as well!  Yes, doggies are invited to walk or run with us.  

Our event is noted for it's great prizes from national and local businesses, cash prizes for overall finishers, special award for 50-59 yr. ladies honoring Denise McFadden, music by a local young artist and more!  First 200 registrants receive a T-Shirt.  Select your preferred size below. 

Firefly Music Festival Passes - One complimentary Raffle for each registered participant.

Teams encouraged!  Create or join a team; become a Team Captain. Prizes for teams who bring in most money or have the most team members.

Hand crafted paper jewelry (Gulu Beads) made by a women's group in Uganda will be available for purchase. 

Join us in changing the lives of these children and their community!  

Event details and schedule

Event Schedule: 

8am - Registration Begins

9am - 5K & 1 Mile Doggie Dash Begin

10am - Awards Ceremony

Please Note: Parking is available near the tower. Friendly dogs are welcome on non-retractable leashes. 

Questions? Email for more info. 



Organised by

St. Catherine of Siena

2503 Centerville Road, Wilmington

Phone: 3022391699

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