Home / Global 5K Global 5K Who run the world? GIRLS. And in this case, we want you to get running…literally. 3.1 miles to be exact. Share Page What is the Global 5K? The annual Girl Up Global 5K is coming soon! Lace up your running shoes on Saturday, May 20 and conquer a 5K (3.1 miles) to raise funds for girls’ empowerment globally. It’s a virtual 5K – that means there will be girls running 5Ks from around the world, from Boston to Beijing, Sacramento to Sydney. Registration and more information will be available in early April! Where have people participated? Check out all of the 5K runs that happened around the world as part of the 2016 Girl Up Global 5K fundraising challenge!