Girls on the Run

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Current Season Details

Thank you for your interest in Girls on the Run programming. 

Below you will find information out for our upcoming Fall 2022 Season.

Overview-Shared

Overview
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  • Dates are subject to change.
  • Registration is first-come, first-served. 
  • The registration period will be approx 8/29-9/9, or until rosters are full.
  • Our Fall 2022 season will begin mid September. Starting dates/times will vary by site.
  • Practices are twice per week for 10 weeks, with exact days varying by site.
  • Our end of season-culminating 5K event will be on Saturday, 12/3 at DeSales University, more details to follow! 
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Fin-Aid - GOTR

Financial Aid

Thanks to the generous support of local and national sponsors and donors, we are able to offer full and partial program scholarships to any girl in need.  See below for specific details regarding our sliding fee scale.  Financial aid is given automatically at the time of registration based on financial need and specific funding per site.

Inclusion Policy

Click HERE to view our Gender Policy.

August 29th - September 13th

  • August 29th - September 13th

    Registration period

    *These dates will vary slightly based on team location. 

  • The week of September 12th

    Fall 2022 Season Starts

    *Start dates will vary based on team location. Your participant's coach will provide you with more specific details prior to the first team practice. 

  • Saturday December 3rd

    End of Season 5k for ALL program participants at DeSales University- More details to follow

Reg fees - SHARED

Registration Fees

Building confidence and setting young girls down the path of a healthy lifestyle is PRICELESS! However, there are real costs associated with operating a non-profit organization and delivering the Girls on the Run program.  Registration is up to $160 per girl.  A sliding scale based on household income will be used to determine registration fee.  We NEVER turn a girl away based on financial need.  

Registration includes the following: 

  • 20 ninety-minute sessions conducted by certified GOTR volunteer coaches
  • Curriculum and lesson materials
  • A GOTR Cinch Sak
  • A healthy snack at each session
  • Official GOTR T-shirt and water bottle
  • 5K Registration fee
  • 5K Medal
  • Post 5k celebration
Registration Fee Guide
Registration Type Price
Household income: $80,001 +  $160
Household income: $50,001-$80,000 $130
Household income: $40,001-$50,000 $105
Household income: $30,001-$40,000 $80
Household income: $20,001-$30,000 $30
Household income: under $20,000 $10

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My girl isn't a big runner; is this program for her? OR My girl is already a skilled runner. Is this program for her?

Yes! We are much more than a running program, and every participant can benefit from the experience of building confidence through accomplishment while participating in our rich, curriculum-based, age-appropriate, interactive lessons. Expect lots of games, talking, laughing and processing in addition to running at each practice. And know that when we say run, we mean run, walk, skip, roll or push, just as long as you are moving foward!

What does the program fee include?

Through generous donors, coroporate sponsors, and grants  we're able to offer the 10-week, 20-lesson program for $160. Your program registration fee includes all lesson materials, including GOTR curriculum, activity sheets, a GOTR cinch sake and more, a GOTR t-shirt, a bib entry into the season-ending 5K, a finisher's medal, a GOTR water bottle and a healthy snack at every practice.

We can't afford the program registration fee, but our child would love to participate. How does the scholarship program work?

Don't let cost stop you from participating! We are committed to making Girls on the Run accessible to all who want to particpate! Thanks to generous donors and community supporters, program scholarships are available to any family who needs it, and we can also provide appropriate running shoes and attire if necessary. The online registration form will walk you through a few questions to find the fee that is right for your family based on a sliding scale.

Do girls need to attend both days each week in order to register?

Yes! Since most of our teams fill up quickly, if your girl will be unable to attend all the sessions, please save room for a girl who can, and consider joining us in a future season when she can enjoy the entire program.

Is there a way for me to sponsor a participant for a season?

Yes! As a mission-driven 501(c)3, Girls on the Run relies on generous donors in order to provide more than $30,000 in program scholarships for families in need. Click here to sponsor a participant this season.