At Girls on the Run, we offer life-changing, physical activity-based after-school programs for girls in 3rd through 8th grades throughout Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties. Our goal is to educate and prepare girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living. We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. During the 10 weeks from March through mid-May, the girls train for the Girls on the Run 5K run/walk while learning life skills such as healthy decision-making and teamwork. Girls on the Run is so much fun!
Join the fun on Saturday, May 20th in Vasona Park, Los Gatos. Click here to learn more and register today!
The 2017 Girls on the Run season is in full swing!
We are excited to offer Girls on the Run and Heart & Sole programs at a record-breaking 102 program sites this coming season! More than 470 amazing volunteer coaches are trained and inspiring our girls to lead healthy, active and joyful lives.
Program registration is now CLOSED for the 2017 Season. Click HERE if you would like to register for the Girls on the Run 5K, the culminating event of the Girls on the Run season, on Saturday, May 20.
Girls on the Run Night with the San Jose Earthquakes!
Saturday, May 6, 7:15 pm - Avaya Stadium
We're thrilled that Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley has been selected as the Non-Profit of the Match for the San Jose Earthquakes game on Saturday, May 6. Join us as the Earthquakes take on the Portland Timbers at 7:15 pm at Avaya Stadium!
A portion of every ticket sold will support Girls on the Run and also includes a raffle entry with a chance to win anEarthquakes jersey!
Tickets are just $35 and can be purchased through this link: TINYURL.COM/GIRLSRUN17 - Enter Promo Code GIRLSRUN17.
We'll have giveaways (and great raffle prizes) at the GOTR Tent so be sure to stop by. We hope you will join us for a fun evening!
Congratulations to Samantha from Mt Pleasant Elementary and Alisa from Baker Elementary, winners of our Earthquakes contest. They will be representing Girls on the Run on the field at the Earthquakes game! Thank you to all the girls who submitted entries for the contest. It was great to hear what you loved about Girls on the Run.
Thank you to our 2017 "JOYFUL" Presenting Program & 5K Sponsor, Sereno Group!
Thanks to Chris Trapani and Ryan Iwanaga of Sereno Group, as well as agents Ed Graziani, Rebecca Smith, Kim Richman, Marc Roos, Chad Hester, Raylene Khan, Adena Anderson, Owen Halliday, Alice & Alicia Nuzzo, Carol Jeans, Diane Schmitz, Priti Whatley, Kirsten Reilly, Victoria Attanasio and Douglas Marshall for their support of Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley. Sereno has been a proud sponsor of our programs for over 10 years and we are happy to have them as our top program sponsor and long time community partner!
Thank you to our 2017 "Power Up" Program Sponsor, Athena Camps! This past year we also welcomed Athena Camps as a new program sponsor! Athena Camps provided special water bottles to all of our 2016 program participants and we are thankful for the support of their founder Aby Ryan, who is also a past GOTR coach and current Team Adelade member! Athena Camps is committed to be our "Power Up" sponsor again for 2017!
Become a Sponsor or Grantor!
We are very excited to have many of our past sponsors and grantors return for another year of supporting Girls on the Run and our 5K event! Click HERE for a list of all our current 2017 sponsors and grantors. If you are interested in beoming a sponsor, please contact email@example.com or visit our sponsorship page HERE.