Thin Mint Sprint and Tagalong Trot
January 9 - 31, 2021
Thin Mint Sprint 5K
Tagalong Trot 1-mile
Take on the Samoa Challenge and run both races!
Share your times on social media for a chance to
to win a Girl Scout Cookie Prize Pack*
Limited registration is now open!
Didn't get a chance to register before the deadline? We have a some race packets still available! Get yours today.
Runners to your marks!
It's time for the eighth annual Thin Mint
Sprint, Tagalong Trot, and Samoa Challenge. Thank you to all runners.
Your participation in this event supports the development of critical
skills and offers life-changing experiences to thousands of girls
throughout west central Florida.
Once you pick up your packet, you can run your virtual race at your convenience.
Want an added incentive? If you run between January 9 and 31, 2021, you can post your race times and photos to a Girl Scouts of West Central Florida social media account and be entered into a drawing to win* a Girl Scout Cookie Prize Pack that includes four Girl Scout cookie boxes of your choice, GSWCF tumbler, a Girl Scout kitchen apron and more.
There will be one winner per age bracket for any runner who enters (18-35, 36-50, 51-65, 66+) with four total prize packs awarded. Random drawings will be conducted in February 2021
How do you enter?
- Run your race anytime between January 9 and 31, 2021
- Note your finish time and take a post-run photo
- Post your photo, time and official bib number on your Instagram, Facebook or Twitter account** and tag Girl Scouts of West Central Florida in your post
- After posting, click the "ENTER HERE" button below to submit your name, email and age to complete your entry
**Don't use social media? No problem! You can include your photo and race time in the form at the link below.
Race Packet Pick-up Info
For your convenience, we've prepared a drive through race packet pick
up system. All you have to do is follow the signs, cones, or staff
members to the check-in tent. Remain in your vehicle and a staff
member will come to you to deliver your packets.
If you're picking up more than one packet, you'll need to give us the names of each registered participant. Additionally, if you are picking up race packets for someone outside your family or troop, you'll need to provide a copy of their ID or an email/note giving their permission.
Race packets for all three races will be available for pick up at the following dates/locations:
- Wednesday, Jan. 6 - Camp Dorothy Thomas, Riverview (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
- Thursday, Jan. 7 - Tampa Leadership Center, Tampa (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
- Friday, Jan. 8 - Camp Wai Lani, Palm Harbor (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
- Saturday, Jan. 9 - Tampa Leadership Center, Tampa (10 a.m. - 2 p.m)
If you would like us to ship your race packet to you, please fill out this form (shipping fees apply.)
If you weren't able to visit any of our scheduled in-person packet
pick-ups or have any questions about the event or your registration,
please contact Denise Pare
Thank You to our Sponsors!
Thin Mint Sponsor
LIVE RACE UPDATE (Nov. 15,
2020): With COVID-19 infection rates showing a dramatic increase
in recent weeks and so much uncertainty for the immediate future, we
have made the difficult, but necessary, decision to cancel the live
option for the Thin Mint Sprint, Tagalong Trot and Samoa Challenge on
January 9 at the Safety Harbor Marina.
We appreciate everyone who registered and we share your disappointment. Please know that our top priority is the health and safety of not only those who attend our events and their families, but the communities we serve.
*For registered runners age 18 and over. To qualify for the drawing, registrant must post their race time and/or a photo, tag the official GSWCF account on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, and fill out the submission form between January 9 and 31, 2021. The post or photo must include the official event race bib number for identification. The winner will be notified via email. One entry per registration. No cash value.