Girls on the Run

Our 10-week afterschool program for 3rd-5th graders is like no other! Girls have fun, make friends, increase physical activity levles and learn important life skills they can use at home, at school and with friends. Registration for our Spring season opens in January.

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Two Girls on the Run participants smile at the camera while running at an outdoor practice in yellow shirts

Upcoming Season Details

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

Registration for our Spring 2023 season will open in January!

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Overview
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  • The registration period will be open January - March 2023
  • Our Spring 2023 season will begin in March
  • Our standard schedule is to practice 2x a week for 10 weeks, but schedules will vary by site
  • A season-culminating 5K event will be held in June
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Financial Aid

The scholarship approval process is included in the online and paper registration process. Simply answer the scholarship questions during registration, and the computer will determine your eligibility and adjust the fee accordingly. 

September - December

  • September - December

    Team Applications Open

  • SESSION 1: July 11-15

    Camp GOTR held at Beverly Elementary in Lynnwood, 9am-2pm

  • March - June

    Spring Season - Teams meet twice per week for 90 minutes

  • June

    Celebration 5K! All of our participants come together to complete a 5K event and celebrate the accomplishments each participant has made during the season. 

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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 to approximately 850 girls in the Snohomish County area each year. Registration is $200 per girl and includes:

  • 20 ninety-minute sessions conducted by certified GOTR volunteer coaches
  • Curriculum and lesson materials
  • A healthy snack at each session
  • Official GOTR T-shirt and water bottle
  • 5K Registration fee
  • 5K Medal
  • 5K Celebration event

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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?

Your program registration fee includes all lesson materials, including GOTR curriculum, activity sheets, lap counters 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.

When does the 10-week season begin?

Practices will begin in March. The culminating event will be the Celebration 5K in June 2023 (exact date and location to be determined). More information will be shared by the GOTR staff and by your girl's coaches once the season begins.

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.

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