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Here's the schedule for the upcoming CGTC Winter Series.

CGTC members can register online for the entire series.

See the complete series announcement for race details!

Godiva will offer a series of informal cross country races at 6:00 pm on Wednesday evenings during the month of September. Events will alternate between UNC's XC trails adjacent to Finley Golf Course and Duke's Al Buehler Trail, with at least two distance options offered each evening:

  • Sept. 6: Durham’s Al Buehler Trail @ Duke. 5k, 8k, or 10k. RESULTS
  • Sept. 13: Durham's Al Buehler  Trail 5k  8k or 10k. RESULTS
  • Sept. 20: Durham’s Al Buehler  Trail 5k, 8k, or 10k. RESULTS
  • Sept. 27 : Chapel Hill’s Finley XC Trail. 5k or 8k. RESULTS

Series top performances and letter winners.

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 management program" begins on Monday, September 25th and ends on Friday, December 15th.  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.

Visit Duke Forest's official announcement for details.

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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 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.