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Welcome

Girls on the Run Community 5K 

Saturday, May 10, 2014

8am, Marconi Park (24th and 7th Ave North, Downtown Birmingham)

Register Here

Sign up to Volunteer at the Girls on the Run Community 5K here!

 

Welcome to an awesome and life-changing program
for young girls throughout Birmingham!

Thank you for your interest in Girls on the Run! Girls on the Run® is a life-changing, character development program for girls in 3rd through 8th grade.  Our mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

We use the power of running to provide girls with the tools to:

  • Celebrate their bodies
  • Honor their voices
  • Recognize their gifts, and
  • Activate their personal power


Girls on the Run Birmingham is an Independent Council of Girls on the Run International, founded in 1996, by Molly Barker, a visionary, Ironman triathlete.  Today there are more than 190 locations across the United States and Canada, with new locations added every year.

Girls on the Run combines training for a 5k (3.1 miles) event with healthy living education. We use exercise, positive reinforcement, and encouraging role models to help girls discover the confidence they need in those critical pre-teen years and beyond. Through interactive activities such as running, playing games and discussing important issues, participants learn how to celebrate being their unique and real selves.

More than a running program…We envision a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams!