Girls on the Run NYC

Attention: Due to inclement weather and hazardous conditions on the course, the Girls on the Run NYC 5k has been canceled. While we regret that this decision is necessary, the safety of our participants is our number one priority and we appreciate your understanding.

OUR IMPACT
Girls on the Run is the only national physical activity-based positive youth development program for girls with compelling evidence of program impact. A recent independent study, conducted by Maureen R. Weiss, Ph.D., a leading expert on youth development, showed that the program is highly effective at driving transformative and lasting change in the lives of third to fifth grade girls.

 

Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity based positive youth development program for girls in 3rd-8th grade. We teach life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running event. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness. Girls on the Run NYC is an Independent Council of Girls on the Run International, which has a network of over 200 councils across the United States.


I realized it wasn’t about the speed or how fast you run...it was about the strength to finish.
— Girls on the Run NYC participant

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