Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run

Amazing After School Opportunity!

Girls on the Run (3rd-5th Grade)
Spring 2017 Girl Registration is NOW OPEN!!
Please consider signing up your 3rd – 5th grade girl up for an amazing after school running program (register by February 10th)! It is more than just running, the program will inspire the girls to become leaders and recognize her limitless potential!
Dates:  Mondays and Wednesdays (beginning March 6th)
Time: 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Location:  Timber Ridge Elementary School
Description of Program:  https://www.girlsontherun.org/What-We-Do/3rd-5th-Grade-Program

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What is Girls on the Run?

Girls on the Run is an after-school program that uses running to give girls the tools to celebrate their bodies, honor their voices, recognize their gifts and activate their limitless potential!

Who is it for?

Girls on the Run is for 3rd-5th grade girls of ALL fitness and ability levels. The only requirement is to believe in GIRL POWER!

Why?

Studies show that during adolescence, girls’ confidence drops about twice as much as boys’, and their risk for anxiety and depression goes up. Girls on the Run gives girls the tools & life skills to navigate the challenges in life. We want girls to be confident and know that they are capable of achieving anything.

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Interested in volunteering?  Please contact one of the coaches for this season:
 Angela Fowler, Heather Kitterman, or Rachelle Wilmot

 We envision a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams.

The spring 2017 season will run from March 6th – May 23rd, with the GOTR Community 5K taking place on May 21st. Registration will take place via our online registration system. Please email us at info@girlsrun.org or call us at (206) 528-2118 if you prefer a paper application. We currently have paper applications available in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.

Spring 2017 Season Timeline:

Registration
Active Registration Period (now-February 10th)
–  Deadlines: Online registration must be completed and paper forms should be turned in no later than February 10th to reserve your spot. If we have more than the maximum number of girls register (max=15), a lottery will take place on February 10th.  You will receive an email confirmation from notify@raceplanner.com if your daughter’s registration has been processed.
Note: If spots are still open the first week of program (March 6th– March 10th), please return registration forms directly to coaches.

  • Our fall season will span the weeks of March 6th – May 23rd.
  • Participants will have until the 3rd practice to withdraw from GOTR and still receive a refund. After that refunds are not available.
  • All girls must be able to commit to BOTH practice days and times in order to participate. Please make sure this is possible BEFORE registering.
  • Online payment is by credit card or check only.

Our spring 5K will be on Sunday, May 21st and will be open to the community- women, men, children, families & strollers!

Registration Fee
We offer a sliding scale so that families of all sizes and income levels can choose an appropriate registration fee (see below). We do not ask for proof of income or expense. We rely on the honesty and integrity of parent/guardians to choose their appropriate registration fee and contribute as much towards the full cost of the program as they can.
·         Girls on the Run of Puget Sound requests that each program participant’s family pays a registration fee. This fee includes a GOTR t-shirt, 5K registration, a medal as the participant finishes the 5K, healthy snacks, a water bottle, Grown-up Guide for Parents, and a lifetime of confidence and the power to walk tall!

DID YOU KNOW…that the actual cost per participant to Girls on the Run of Puget Sound is $360? This amount covers liability insurance, CPR/First Aid training for all lead coaches, background checks on every volunteer, intensive coaches training, copies of curriculum, and coaches’ boxes containing participant materials (including a healthy snack each meeting). Our commitment is to supplement the cost per participant regardless of ability to pay. Any additional donations help to expand the program to more girls each season.

 

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