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Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run 3-5th Grade Program

Find a Girls on the Run program near you! HCPRD will host a team in the fall of 2017!

If you're interested in coaching, please find out more here!

Meeting twice a week in small teams of 8-15 girls, Girls on the Run teaches life skills through dynamic, conversation-based lessons and running games. The 24-lesson curriculum is taught by certified Girls on the Run coaches and includes three parts: understanding ourselves, valuing relationships and teamwork and understanding how we connect with and shape the world at large.

Running is used to inspire and motivate girls, encourage lifelong health and fitness, and build confidence through accomplishment. At each season's conclusion, the girls and their running buddies complete a 5k running event. Completing a 5k gives the girls a tangible sense of achievement as well as a framework for setting and achieving life goals. The result—making the seemingly impossible, possible and teaching girls that they can.