Thank you for your interest! Girls on the Run will begin the season the week of March 4th and run through June 2019. The spring 5k will be our own race! Stay tuned for details. Our teams consist of 8 to 20 girls that meet two times each week for 90 minutes a session and are led by three fully-trained coaches. Most teams begin meeting between 3:00 and 3:15 pm, depending on the school schedule. As a fully trained Head Coach, you must be at least 18 years old and available for BOTH practices per week. As an Assistant Coach, you must be at least 18 years old and available for one practice per week. As a Junior Coach, you must be 16 or older. Read More!
Site recruitment is now open! Join Girls on the Run Southwest Michigan in Berrien, Cass, St. Joseph and Van Buren counties for the upcoming 2019 spring season - together we can make a difference in the lives of girls in your community and throughout Southwest Michigan. Girls on the Run Mission: Our mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experienced-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. We envision a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams. Read More!
Girls on the Run Michiana needs 60 awesome volunteers to help fill team bags and prepare coach materials for the 2019 Program Season! Can you believe we'll have over 250 coaches and over 60 teams this year? With YOUR help, we'll be able to fill the team bags and prepare coach materials quickly and get a jumpstart on the fun so our coaches will be fully prepared to help inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident! The event will take place at Crowe Horwath in South Bend on Saturday, January 12th, 9am-12pm. Read More!
Girls on the Run Michiana needs just 3-5 awesome volunteers to help prepare and organize supplies for the larger Team Bag Fill event happening the next day. With YOUR help, we'll gather the supplies, move them from storage to the event room and sort into stations so the Team Bag Fill event will run smoothly and quickly. The Team Bag Fill Prep Event will take place at Crowe Horwath in South Bend on Friday, January 11th, 2-5pm. NOTE: This is NOT the larger Team Bag Fill Event happening on Saturday, Jan 27th. This volunteer opportunity is preparing everything for that event. Some heavy lifting may be required. Read More!