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Welcome

Welcome to Girls on the Run of the Greater Chesapeake – a life-changing, non-profit positive youth 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.

Girls on the Run of the Greater Chesapeake 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) running event with healthy living education. Our programs instill self-esteem and strong values 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.

Haz clic aquí para ver la Girls on the Run microsite español!