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Gulu 5K & Doggie Dash


Sep 21, 2019
09:00 AM until 12:00 PM


The Gulu 5K is a grass roots cause restoring HOPE through EDUCATION to a remote village in Northern Uganda.  


FREE raffle ticket with registration.


This seventh year event takes place at the beautiful area of Rockford Park.  The 100-year-old Rockford Tower is the centerpiece of this park. The historic stone water tower is located amid rolling hills and vistas offering beautiful views of the city. 


This certified 5K course is challenging for the avid runner and enjoyable for the walkers and doggies as well!  Yes, doggies are invited to walk or run with us.  Dogs MUST be friendly to people and other dogs and MUST be on a NON retractable leash!


Our event is noted for it's great prizes from national and local businesses, cash prizes ($100 total value) for overall finishers, special award ($150 GC) for 50-59 yr. ladies honoring Denise McFadden.  First 150 registrants receive a T-Shirt.  

Teams encouraged!  Create or join a team; become a Team Captain. 

Hand crafted paper jewelry (Gulu Beads) made by a women's group in Uganda will be available for purchase. 

Join us in changing the lives of these children and their community!  

10:30am - Awards Ceremony/post refreshments

Questions? Email for more info. 


$25 before 9/16/19


View map Rockford Park
Tower Drive
Wilmington, DE

Additional Information


The Gulu Project, Inc.



Contact name

Mary Gispert

Contact email


New Castle County



We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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