Season of Hope & Girls on the Run Fall 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?
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.
- Celebrate their bodies
- Honor their voices
- Recognize their gifts, and
- Activate their personal power