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“Girls’ engagement with physical activity, from our most affluent to our most underserved communities, is about so much more than who can run the fastest, jump the highest, or score the most points. It is about seeing and living physical activity as a vehicle for educational opportunity, a path to health and wellness, and a prescription for ensuring that every girl reaches her full potential.”
Developing Physically Active Girls, Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, University of Minnesota, 2007


Thank you  Children's Services Council, Prime Time Palm Beach, The Millrose Foundation,  4Girls Foundation, and the Wendy Martinez Legacy Project for your local support!

You've helped us serve over 2500 girls since we started in 2011.

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     Girls' self-confidence plummets when they reach puberty. Only 19% of girls have a positive association with the phrase “Like a Girl.” Girls on the Run is the solution. 

Proud to be recognized!

​  1. Girls on the Run is recognized as a Top Research-Based SEL Program in a new Social-Emotional Learning Guide developed by researchers at Harvard University and funded by the Wallace Foundation

​Video: What is SEL and Why is it Important? (2:51)

  2. GOTR is among the National AfterSchool Association’s Most Influential in Health and Wellness programs

  3. GOTR is included in the newly released SAGE Encyclopedia of Out-of-School Learning.

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Girls on the Run Palm Beach is an independent Council of Girls on the Run International, which has a network of over 200 councils across 50 states and the District of Columbia. Girls on the Run Palm Beach was established in 2011 to serve local girls.

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