The Kelly Golat Memorial Run is a 5K Run/Walk event.


The Kelly Golat Memorial Run (The Run 4 Kelly) is a 5-K race around East Stroudsburg University. Runners from the University, local high schools, running clubs, and weekend warriors participate and are always welcome. The race is a timed (non-chip) event. Trophies and medals are awarded for the top overall finishers as well as different age groups.

In addition to the 5-K race, there is also a 5-K and 1-mile family fun walk. Families, strollers, and kids of all ages are welcome. Check-in and registration opens at 8 a.m., with the racers leaving the starting line at 10 a.m. All attendees are welcome to a free skin cancer screening from volunteer physicians and nurses from M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Screenings begin as early as 8 a.m. and contiue through 12 p.m.

Immediately following the race, registrants are welcome to a bar-b-que (hamburgers, hot dogs, pasta salads) with sodas and water.

Early registration ($25) closes on Saturday, September 30. After this time, registration will be accepted on-site only ($35) and a race shirt will not be included. On-site registrants may purchase a race shirt for an additional $10 while supplies last. If you have event questions, send an email to admin@run4kelly.com.