New Spring Program for 4th and 5th graders
What is it? We are NOT a running program. We are SO MUCH MORE! We are an active positive youth-development program for young girls!
Girls on the Run is a curriculum-based, character development program designed for 3rd – 5th grade girls of ALL fitness and ability levels. The 10-week intentional curriculum includes lessons that specifically target helping girls improve in Competence, Confidence, Caring, Character, Connection, and Contribution. Girls learn specific skills and strategies such as how to manage emotions, help others, make intentional decisions, and resolve conflict that they use at home, at school and with friends.
What we do: Groups of 10 to 20 girls meet twice a week with their trained, volunteer coaches to discuss important life lessons while playing integrative & fun running games. GOTR emphasizes independent thinking, making healthy choices, healthy group dynamics and problem solving. The curriculum stresses peer support and doing your best. The program finishes with the girls running or walking in a 5K. This season’s celebratory 5K will be the Toys for Tots 5K in December.
Program Dates: Meetings take place twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7:30 am – 9:00 am.
The season runs from Tuesday, February 19th – Sunday, May 19th: 7:30 – 9:00 am.
Registration: Available online from our website: http://gotrrichmond.org
Cost: $75.00/participant *inaugural year reduced fee from $185.00 for all participants due to grant funding and donors: use code “EcoffRuns” in the discount code box when registering.
Program includes: GOTR program t-shirt, water bottle, 10 weeks of program materials and lessons delivered by 3 certified GOTR coaches, 5k race entry, end of season 5k completion medal and a season of confidence enhancing lessons and activities your daughter won’t forget!
5K: Sunday, May 19th @ 9:00 am. Families are encouraged to join.
*Financial aid in the form of scholarships are available based on need and will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. Contact [email protected] for more information. Please apply for scholarships prior to trying to register.
Girls on the Run of Greater Richmond: Email: [email protected] Website: http://gotrrichmond.org
Contact: PE Teacher and Head Coach, Shauna Anderson with questions: [email protected]