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10560 Main St Ste 514
Virginia 22030

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Geographic areas served: Northern Virginia: Arlington County, City of Alexandria, City of Falls Church, City of Manassas, City of Manassas Park, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Prince William County


A ten week program operated after school, twice a week, with volunteer trained coaches covering the educational curriculum including healthy living, body image, stereotypes and media, resisting peer pressure etc. while also incorporating training for a 5 K. 
The outcome of the program is the successful completion of the end of season 5K by more than 3000 girls each season.

We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

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This is my ninth season as a Coach for Girls on the Run. I continue to coach at the same school where I taught for 26 years and from which I retired in 2010. I travel 15 miles each way because I see this 'job' as one of the most fulfilling I've ever had. I coached a preteen whose grades improved in ... more »
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I have been a GOTR coach since 2006. This program is critical for young girls in developing positive self esteem and healthy living. I wished there had been something like this for me as a young girl. I have seen girls come to the program shy, self conscious, and hating to exercise and in 12 ... more »
I first heard of GOTR through my daughter's elementary school and found out there was a need for volunteer coaches. I am a fitness professional and thought this would be a great way to spend my time. I also learned that running is just a small portion of what this organization is teaching these ... more »
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