This year marks the 11th edition of the Godiva Cross Country Series.

The season will begin on September 6th and continue on Wednesday evenings throughout 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.

Please use this online series registration form to sign up for the series.  You need complete this form only once for the season.


  • September 6: Durham's Al Buehler Trail @ Duke, 5k, 8k, or 10k - Results
  • September 13: Chapel Hill's Finley XC Trail, 5k or 8k Results, Photos
  • September 20: Durham's Al Buehler Trail @ Duke, 5k, 8k, or 10k Results
  • September 27: Chapel Hill's Finley XC Trail, 5k or 8k Results Photos

Races begin at 6 pm sharp and will be held rain or shine. We'll have a donation bucket with a requested offering of $1 per evening.

We'll provide a cooler of water, but please bring your own cups or bottles.

Runners who complete a race in at least 3 of the 4 weeks will earn an award presented presented at the club's spring awards banquet.

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We had 41 participants in the One Hour Run on Wednesday, August 9th.  Here are the results.  We've also archived the  the 2022 results if you want to compare your performance with last year..Hour Run Image

summertracknodatesbannerThis year's edition of  the summer track series at Durham Academy Upper School Track concluded on August 2nd. Many thanks to series director Patrick Gale for ten great weeks. You can find results for this year's meets on our 2023 race results page or by using the More link to view this season's schedule.

The Umstead Park parkrun debuted at 8 am on Saturday, March 25th in Chapel Hill.  It is a free, timed 5k that will take place every Saturday morning year-round. The course follows the stretch of Bolin Creek Greenway that parallels Umstead Drive from the park to a turnaround point near where Umstead Dr. meets Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. 

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, a September cross country series, and a seven race winter series taking place from October through March. There are some regularly scheduled weekly runs.

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.