Girltrek presents





NOV 23 - 26

Legacy | Culture | Tradition


Walk Forward

stronger together

Join GirlTREK’s Black Family 5K and start a new family tradition. Our walking event is a great way to bring Black families closer and make lasting memories this holiday season.



why join

Put down the spades & walk with us

Every year Black Family 5K brings together thousands of families across the country to enjoy a post-Thanksgiving walk. With your family and your community, you’ll have the chance to walk together as a way of saying thank you.

Let's go!

how to host

Register For The Walk

Make it official and sign up to host a walk for your family by registering here.

Rally Your Family

Use this invite to spread the word and gather your Black Family 5K crew!

Get Your

Before you hit the streets, purchase your official race kit which includes a shirt and medal! Details below.

Mark Your Calendar

November 23-26 is game time! Select the day that works best for your family and tell everybody to save the date.

Get your gear // get your gear // get your gear

get your special edition

Black family 5k


Create race kits for the family with t-shirts, medals, and customizable bibs. Don’t wait! T-shirt and medal orders must be placed by 11/15/2023 to arrive on time by Thanksgiving. To create a customized race bib for your family and get tips on how to have a successful event, download the Black Family 5K Toolkit.

get prepped

Let our viral walking podcast or 21-Day Gratitude Trek

help You Train To Walk.

Don’t wait until Thanksgiving weekend to get out there and get moving. Stay ready so you don’t have to get ready! Grab your headphones, lace up, and tune in to our award-winning podcast Black History Bootcamp for inspiring stories as you walk OR complete our 21-Day Gratitude Trek to improve your endurance and increase your gratitude.

sign up


2023 Black Family 5K

Legacy | Culture | Tradition

Get your family, friends, & coworkers together for a day of connection.