The Results Are In!

A new study shows Girls on the Run has a positive impact on girls during the program and beyond, and makes a stronger impact than organized sports and school physical education in teaching life skills!

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Standing Together with Justice

Our national partner Justice is encouraging girls to encourage and support each other this school year!

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What We Do

Girls on the Run is about much more than running! Find out how our programs help girls be joyful, healthy and confident!

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Remarkable! Blog

Fueling the limitless potential in ourselves, our girls and our world!

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Find a Program

Girls on the Run has programs in all fifty states! Find your local council to get involved today.

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WE INSPIRE GIRLS

to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

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Girls on the Run Councils

Girls on the Run has 225 councils and counting that impact communities nationwide.

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Remarkable! Blog

Five Questions to Consider When Signing Your Child Up for an Afterschool Program

08/14/2017

Over the course of a typical school year there are around 525 hours between 3:00 and 6:00 pm. As an afterschool professional with over ten years of experience designing, implementing and evaluating out-of-school time programs, I’ve seen the afterschool hours spent in many different ways. I’ve seen youth participate in sports, church programs, tutoring and school-based programs and, as the Senior VP of Programming and Evaluation at Girls on the Run International, I’ve seen girls transform through youth development programs. 

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Measuring the Remarkable Impact of Girls on the Run

08/14/2017

In 2016, Girls on the Run commissioned an external, independent study to evaluate the impact of program participation.  The third-party study was led by Dr. Maureen (Mo) Weiss, a Professor in the School of Kinesiology, and Adjunct Professor in the Institute of Child Development, at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Weiss and her team used a rigorous approach to evaluate the effectiveness of Girls on the Run on positive youth development

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Standing Together to Support All Girls

08/09/2017

Girl Squad. Stand Together. Build each other up. Positive mindset. These are what Girls on the Run is all about. Sometimes, because of our name, people see us as “only” a running program but Girls on the Run is so much more than that!

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