Welcome to Girls on the Run of Union County – a life-changing, non-profit prevention program for girls in the 3rd through 8th grade. Our mission is “to educate and prepare girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living.”
Girls on the Run combines training for a 5K running event with healthy living education. Our programs instill self-esteem through health education, life skills development, mentoring relationships and physical training – all of which are accomplished through an active collaboration with girls and their parents, schools, volunteers, staff and the community.
Girls on the Run of Union County is an affiliate of Girls on the Run International (www.girlsontherun.org) which has a network of 160 locations across the United States and Canada. A listing of these locations can be found here.
Girls on the Run of Union County 5K presented by CMC-Union
Saturday, April 27th
We would like to THANK all the participants for a WONDERFUL Girls on the Run of Union County Spring 2013 5K!
We need COACHES for Fall 2013
We are looking for volunteer coaches for ALL of our Elementary and Middle schools teams for the Fall 2013 season!!
Coaches are provided everything they need: easy- to- follow curriculum, materials, and training. You do NOT need to be a runner to coach– just have a passion for promoting healthy lifestyle and self-esteem for young girls!
Interested? Please contact Bonnie@girlsontherununion.org.
Fall 2013 Dates
- Tuesday, September 3rd, 7:00PM- Online Registration OPENS
- Monday, September 9th, 7:00PM- Registration CLOSES or when a SITE is FULL
- Week of September 23rd- Season Starts
- Saturday, December 7th- End of Season 5K