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Girls on the Run® is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams.

Meeting twice a week in small teams, we teach life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games. The 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. Important social, psychological, and physical skills and abilities are developed and reinforced throughout the program. At each season's conclusion, the girls and their running buddies complete a 5K running event which gives them 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.


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Girls on the Run helps develop confidence, character
How do you help young girls develop character, confidence, competence and more in just 10 weeks? Girls on the Run has a proven track record of doing just that.
Girls on the Run of Northwest Indiana Receives Donation from Vanis Sal...
Thank you to Vanis Salon and the Vanis Salon & Day Spa staff at your Schererville and Crown Point locations for their generous financial gift of $3,000! Ove...
Girls on the Run of Northwest Indiana Receives Donation and More from...
Gamma Phi Beta at Valparaiso University demonstrated their commitment to supporting Girls on the Run of Northwest Indiana with a generous donation of $800. The...