Season of Hope & Girls on the Run Fall 5K

Please Note: Current fall program girls do not need to register for the race.fall-2016-5k

Registration for Spring 2017 Season opens Dec 1.

Girls on the Run is coming to your school this fall and we will be registering girls to join the more than 1 million girls who have been served by this uplifting program across the country. Girls on the Run is a non-profit after-school program that inspires girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident. We are one of over 200 councils in all 50 states that uses an experienced-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

Spring Program runs for 10 weeks: Week of Feb. 6th – Week of April 17th

Spring 5k: April 22nd, 2017

Meeting Days and Times vary depending on your site. See Locations for Details.



Who Do you RUN for?

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Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity based positive youth development program for girls in 3rd-8th grade. We teach life skills through dynamic interactive lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running event. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness.

Girls on the Run Alachua, an affiliate of the Gainesville Community Foundation, is an Independent Council of Girls on the Run International, which has a network of over 200 councils across the United States and Canada.

We use the power of running to provide girls with the tools to:GOTR logo w circles

  • Celebrate their bodies
  • Honor their voices
  • Recognize their gifts, and
  • Activate their personal power




 Hear what participants & their parents are saying about Girls on the Run: