Heart & Sole

Be in the know with this season’s details for 6th-8th graders and register today!

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Current Season Details

Thank you for your interest in Girls on the Run programming. 

Fall registration is now closed. Stay tuned for Spring 2023 registration!

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Fall 2022 teams can begin practice any time between September 5 - September 16. Your team's coach will provide your schedule.

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Financial Aid

The scholarship approval process is included in the online and paper registration process. Simply answer the scholarship questions during registration, and the computer will determine your eligibility and adjust the fee accordingly. 

August 1 - Septmber 1

  • End of Summer

    Registration will open

  • Fall 2022

    Teams can begin practice any time between September 5 - September 16.  

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Registration Fees

Building confidence and setting young girls down the path of a healthy lifestyle is PRICELESS! However, there are real costs associated with operating a non-profit organization and delivering the Girls on the Run program to approximately 4,500 girls in the Chicagoland area each year. Registration includes:

  • 20 sessions conducted by background-checked GOTR volunteer coaches
  • Curriculum and lesson materials
  • A healthy snack at each session
  • Official GOTR T-shirt and water bottle
  • 5K Registration fee
  • 5K Medal
  • Post 5k celebration

Our program fee is a sliding scale based upon current annual household income. This enables families to pay what they can based on their annual household income, and allows us to provide programming that is more equitable and accessible to all. For more information, click here

All families have the opportunity to enter the amount they can afford to pay on our checkout page. 100% of financial assistance requests are approved automatically. 

Registration Fee Guide
Household Income Fee
$0-$14,999 $0
$15,000-$24,999 $10
$25,000-$49,999 $20
$50,000-$74,999 $115
$75,000-$99,999 $195
$100,000-$199,999 $240
$200,000+ $300
COVID-19 Information

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My girl isn't a big runner; is this program for her? OR My girl is already a skilled runner. Is this program for her?

Yes! We are much more than a running program, and every participant can benefit from the experience of building confidence through accomplishment while participating in our rich, curriculum-based, age-appropriate, interactive lessons. Expect lots of games, talking, laughing and processing in addition to running at each practice. And know that when we say run, we mean run, walk, skip, roll or push, just as long as you are moving foward!

What does the program fee include?

Your program registration fee includes all lesson materials, including GOTR curriculum, activity sheets, lap counters and more, a GOTR t-shirt, a bib entry into the season-ending 5K, a finisher's medal, a GOTR water bottle and a healthy snack at every practice.

We can't afford the program registration fee, but our child would love to participate. How does the scholarship program work?

Don't let cost stop you from participating! All families have the opportunity to enter the amount they can afford to pay on our checkout page. 100% of financial assistance requests are approved automatically. 

When does the 10-week season begin?

Fall 2022 teams can begin practice any time between September 5 - September 16. More information will be shared by the GOTR staff and by your girl's coaches once the season begins.

Do girls need to attend both days each week in order to register?

Yes! Since most of our teams fill up quickly, if your girl will be unable to attend all the sessions, please save room for a girl who can, and consider joining us in a future season when she can enjoy the entire program.

Is there a way for me to sponsor a participant for a season?

Yes! As a mission-driven 501(c)3, Girls on the Run relies on generous donors in order to provide program scholarships for families in need. Click here to sponsor a participant this season.