Girls On The Run

Program Description

Girls on the Run of Chester County is a program sponsored by the YMCA.GOTR Logo Our mission is "to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running." Girls on the Run combines training for a 5K (3.1 miles) running race with healthy living education. Our programs instill self-esteem and strong values through health education, life skills development, mentoring relationships, and physical training, all of which are accomplished through an active collaboration with girls and their parents, schools, volunteers, staff, and the community. Girls on the Run of Chester County is an affiliate council of Girls on the Run International. Girls on the Run is offered in over 173 cities across North America. Hundreds of Thousands of girls' and women's lives have been changed by this program.

RA Adviser(s)

Grade Level(s)

  • 3rd-5th Grade Girls

Dates and Times when club/activity meets:

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-5pm, March 10th - May 28, 2020.
  • Important Dates:
    • Feb 10 - April 20 - 5K Registration Opens: Early Bird pricing, 5K shirt guarantee, Spirit on the Course
    • May 22 - Last day to register for 5K
    • May 30 - 5K  and Celebration at New Garden Airport

Location of meetings

  • Various locations at RA (mostly the Bus Loop area)


Parent Information

  • Pick Up Location - Bus Loop 
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