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Saturday, October 31, 2020Ongoing

Gorilla Grind 5K Virtual Run/Walk 2020

The 43rd Annual Gorilla Grind 5K Run/Walk sponsored by the Rotary Club of Pittsburg, Kansas will look a little different in 2020.  Due to the pandemic and the need to keep all racers as safe as possible, the race will be virtual this year.  The race is typically held on homecoming weekend for Pittsburg State University.  This year, we invite all registrants to run or walk anytime during the month of October 2020.  Cost is $30 per participant.  You pick the time and place!  Our hope is to get participants from all over the world!

Proceeds from the Gorilla Grind 5K provides scholarships to local high school students entering Pittsburg State University.  A scholarship also is awarded to a student entering PSU Army ROTC.

Official GG5K 2020 "SWAG":
Premium soft tri-blend long sleeve shirt
GG5K Finisher Medal
GG5K Luggage Tag
Other sponsor coupons and swag

Local Pick-Up for Swag packet is at the Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce during regular office hours.  Shipping packets will require an extra fee of $6.95 which must be chosen as an add-on. You will be contacted via email when you can pick-up the packets.  Packets will be available after the close of the event.  

We encourage all registrants to post pictures on our Facebook page GorillaGrind5K.

For more information on the race, contact Johnna Norton at johnna.norton@ascension.org. Thank you to all our registrants and sponsors for making our event a great success!

Saturday, October 31, 2020 4:00 PM thru 11:59 PM
Virtual Run/Walk
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