Site Liaison Resources Fall 2019

Important Dates:

  • Season start: Week of September 16 or 23, depending on your team’s days off during the season. Every team should complete at least 19 of the 20 lessons before December 8. If you have questions about your team’s start date, please email us at

  • Girls on the Run 5k: Sunday, December 8 at Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island!

  • Season end: Every team should have a final celebration (lesson 21) after the 5k takes place on December 8.

Important Resources:

  • Site Liaison Checklist: Use this to stay on track throughout the fall season!

  • Site Information Guide: Provides information and policies on: team size, program cost and financial assistance, curriculum content and impact, and coaches.

  • Fall 2019 - Program Policies: These Girls on the Run policies may be a helpful resource for you as you answer parent and coach questions throughout the season!

Promoting the Program:

Preparing for the Season:

Promote Registration with our Tabling Kit: If you or someone from your school is promoting Girls on the Run at an upcoming Parent Night, you can use the following resources:

Resources for program sites with site-wide financial assistance for participants — if your school is paying the program fee, you can find paper registration forms and instructions on how to enter to them online here:

Program Overview -
Quick facts about Girls on the Run and Heart & Sole:

  • Girls on the Run is a 10-week program meeting twice each week, generally after school.

  • Each session is 75-90 minutes, and the season is 20 sessions and our concluding 5k event.

  • We train volunteer coaches to deliver our running-based curriculum.

  • We host two program seasons per academic year: Fall (Sept-Dec) and Spring (March-June).

  • The program fee is paid on a per-girl basis, and we offer individual and site-wide financial assistance. We encourage all interested sites & schools to apply to host a program site, and we ensure that all girls can participate in our program regardless of their ability to pay.

  • A sliding scale is available for all participants and by program site to ensure our program is accessible to all girls who want to participate, and all schools/sites who want to host the program.

  • Girls on the Run is the name of our program for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade participants.

  • Heart & Sole is the name of our program for 6th, 7th and 8th grade participants.