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.
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.
how to host
Register For The Walk
Make it official and sign up to host a walk for your family by registering here.
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.
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.
2023 Black Family 5K
Legacy | Culture | Tradition
Get your family, friends, & coworkers together for a day of connection.