Back to School 5k Splash Dash

Sat July 18, 2020 Belmont, NC 28012 US Directions


5k Timed

8:00AM EDT

Event Cancelled

Due to the COVID 19 Pandemic this event will be cancelled for 2020!

Here Are Your Options:

You understand that events are expensive, even when cancelled, and you want us to keep your registration fees to help cover our costs. We deeply appreciate your generosity and look forward to seeing you at an event soon.

We understand. We hope you can join us next time.


6500 S New Hope Rd
Belmont, NC US 28012


GFHS will host the 3rd Annual ‘Back to School 5k Splash Dash ’.  

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

6500 S New Hope Rd

Belmont, NC 

All proceeds will go to purchasing supplies for the 1,200 book bags that are packed for the 10th Annual ‘Back to School Bash’ at Woodhill Elementary in Gastonia, NC.  

Children attending the ‘Back to School Bash’ will receive free kindergarten and sports physical, complete preventative health screens, and receive appointments for free, vital vaccinations.  Once all essential screenings are completed, the children receive a book bag filled with school supplies to begin the 2020-2021 school year successfully.  


Course description: Trail run through Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden's Persimmon Trail and the Carolina Thread Trail's Seven Oak Foundation's Trail


T shirt deadline is July 1st, then on a 1st come 1st serve basis.

Kids that participate will get a t-shirt (if registered by t-shirt deadline) AND a clown fish bag packed with outdoor play toys for some Summer Fun


Friday, July 17th 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Early packet pickup at:

200 East Second Avenue, Gastonia, NC 28052,


Overall Male and Female,
Masters Overall Male and Female
Grand Masters Overall Male and Female 
Age groups are as follows: 
9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 ,65-69, 70-74, 75+

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5k Course Map!

Back to School 5k Splash Dash:, NEW COURSE! NEW LOCATION! is a trail run through Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden's Persimmon trail and the Carolina Thread Trail's Seven Oak Foundation's trail.  Heart's-a-Bustin 5k Route!


Gaston Family Health Services

Our Mission
Gaston Family Health Services is a community sponsored, family-centered provider of health care, health education and preventive care services without regard for the ability to pay.

Our Goals
The philosophies embodied in our Mission Statement confirm our commitment to:

Providing continuing comprehensive and accessible primary care services to individuals and families of all economic levels throughout our service area.
Providing primary care services to meet the physical as well as social health needs of individuals and families, promoting health maintenance, providing timely diagnostics, treatment and referral services.
Emphasizing preventive care through patient and community education to help individuals become aware and responsible for their own health behaviors.
Employing an interdisciplinary team approach in collaboration with other community providers to provide a continuum of appropriate patient/family-oriented care in a cost-effective manner.


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