Welcome to Girls on the Run of Central Virginia– a life-changing, non-
profit prevention program for girls in the 3rd through 8th grade. Our mission
is ” to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Our goal is “to educate and prepare girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy
Girls on the Run combines training for a 5K (3.1 miles) running event with
healthy living education. Our programs instill self-esteem through health
education, life skills development, mentoring relationships, and physical
training – all of which are accomplished through an active collaboration with
girls and their parents, schools, volunteers, staff, and the community.