Girls on the Run

Be in the know with this season’s details for 3rd-5th graders. Registration opens August 18 and runs through August 22 at noon! Lottery will run on August 22 at 1:00. Families receive team status email after 2:00.

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

Current Season Details

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

Registration will open on August 18!

Overview - Shared

Program Overview
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  • The registration period will be August 18 - August 22
  • Lottery runs on August 22 at 1:00 pm
  • Families receive team status email August 22 after 2:00 pm  
  • Our Fall 2022 season will begin the week of September 5
  • Our standard schedule for Girls on the Run is practice 2x a week for 10 weeks. Schedules will vary by site
  • Celebratory 5k will be held at Fallen Timbers on November 19
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Fin-Aid - GOTR

Financial Aid

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

August 18 - August 22

  • August 18 - August 22
    The registration period
  • August 22

    Lottery runs at 1:00. Families notified of team status after 2:00 via email.

  • August 22

    Lottery runs at 1:00. Families notified of team status after 2:00 via email.

  • November 19

    Peace, Love & Joy Celebratory 5K at Fallen Timbers

Fees

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 over 800 girls in Northwest Ohio each year. Registration is $150 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
  • Post 5k celebration
Registration Fee Guide
Registration Type Price
Full-Price Registration  $150
Financial Aid  Determined based on need during online registration 
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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?

Though our cost per particpant is $150, through generous donors we're able to offer the 10-week, 10-lesson program for $150. 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 financial aid 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 September. The culminating event will be the 5K on Saturday, November 19. 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. Email info@girlsontherunnwohio.org to sponsor a participant this season.