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10560 Main St Ste 514
Fairfax
Virginia 22030
USA
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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

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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.

Mission:
We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.
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www.gotrnova.org/programs/our-impact

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11/04/13
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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11/02/13
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 »
10/30/13
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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