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Unlocking
Power & Potential

Girls on the Run has fun, evidence-based programs that inspire all girls to build their confidence, kindness and decision making skills. Dynamic lessons instill valuable life skills including the important connection between physical and emotional health.

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Girls on the Run Chicago, serving

7 Chicagoland counties

A Powerful National Movement

An International Movement

Over 2 million transformed in North America since 1996.

Our Impact
Local Impact

With Local Impact

More than 95,000 girls served in Chicagoland since 1999.

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girls say...

"Girls on the Run showed me I am unstoppable!!"

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Support Girls Locally

By getting involved with Girls on the Run - whether signing up your girl, telling a friend, coaching a team, volunteering at a 5K, attending an event or making a financial gift - you are intentionally supporting all girls in your community.

Sign up your girl

Sign up your girl

Learn about our seasonal programs that are about so much more than running.

Volunteer for her

Volunteer for her

Girls need role models more than ever. You can change lives, while also positively changing your own!

Make a financial gift

Make a financial gift

Ensure no girl is ever turned away from our program due to financial hardship! Your support will help change a girl's life.

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For

every girl

Girls on the Run offers programs and mentorship designed to give girls the physical and emotional support they need to uncover their value and how they can confidently thrive.

Trained coaches leverage the power of play with a focus on personal growth that gives girls the tools to own their superpower and build themselves as future leaders. Our researched-based curriculum turns big concepts into fun lessons that train a growth mindset.

In today’s unpredictable world, the strategies learned at Girls on the Run are more important than ever.

 

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Reaching Ever Girl
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Girls on the Run offers programs and mentorship designed to give girls the physical and emotional support they need to uncover their value and how they can confidently thrive.

Trained coaches leverage the power of play with a focus on personal growth that gives girls the tools to own their superpower and build themselves as future leaders. Our researched-based curriculum turns big concepts into fun lessons that train a growth mindset.

In today’s unpredictable world, the strategies learned at Girls on the Run are more important than ever.

 

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Girls on the Run unleashes the confidence and inner strength she needs to boldly pursue her dreams.

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Thank You Local Sponsors

for believing in the girls in our community!