Starting a New Site

Thank you for your interest in empowering Birmingham's girls by starting a Girls on the Run team!

Are you a school, rec center, YMCA, church, or park that wants to host a Girls on the Run team?  You’ve come to the right place!

Girls on the Run provides nearly everything needed to deliver the program:

  • 10-week fall or spring programs open to girls in grades 3-5 (GOTR) or 6-8 (Heart & Sole)
  • Nationally proven Girls on the Run Curriculum
  • All necessary program materials and supplies
  • Coaches training and certification
  • A professionally produced, celebratory 5k that is open to the public each spring

Each program location is required to provide the following:

  • A minimum of 2 coaches per team (18 years or older)
  • A Site Liaison to:
    • ensure effective communication between Girls on the Run Birmingham and host site
    • help coordinate program logistics at the site
  • An indoor rain site
  • Program support and approval from the school principal or site director
  • A minimum of 8 girls per team (maximum is 15)

If you think that your school or community center would be a great fit for Girls on the Run programs, please contact:

Wynne Speir, Marketing and Outreach Director

205-287-2952

Wynne.Speir@girlsontherun.org