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Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run (GOTR) is a life-changing program for 8- to 13-year-old girls that promotes girl empowerment by teaching life skills through lessons and running.

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly changed our society, inflicting stress and sometimes fear into our daily lives. For nearly 25 years, Girls on the Run has delivered research-based programming focused on spreading joy, teaching healthy habits and building confidence in all girls. Amid these uncertain times, it is our responsibility to empower, educate and inspire the next generation of girls.

Every season, Girls on the Run creates a safe and FUN place for girls of all abilities to make new friends, new healthy habits and new memories. With many changes in our community, you can count on Girls on the Run to support and encourage girls who need us.

How to Support GOTR

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Become a SoleMate

Commit to a fitness-related goal—anything from a 5K to an ultramarathon. Raise funds, awareness and support for Girls on the Run by sharing progress towards your goal with your friends, family and community

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Donate to GOTR

Your gift will build confidence and resiliency in a girl by providing her with a research-based program experience which creatively integrates movement in a fun and motivating way—whether lessons are delivered virtually or in-person with safety and physical distancing modifications.

Donors can choose whether to support the national need or direct funds to their local program.


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