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Girls on the Run

Ecoff Elementary’s New Spring Program 
for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders 

COMING SOON in 2019!

Contact Assistant Principal and Site Liaison Renee Shimko-Daye with questions: renee_shimko-daye@ccpsnet.net

What is it? We are NOT a running program. We are SO MUCH MORE! We are an active positive youth-development program for young girls! 

Girls on the Run is a curriculum-based, character development program designed for 3rd – 5th grade girls of ALL fitness and ability levels. The 10-week intentional curriculum includes lessons that specifically target helping girls improve in Competence, Confidence, Caring, Character, Connection, and Contribution. Girls learn specific skills and strategies such as how to manage emotions, help others, make intentional decisions, and resolve conflict that they use at home, at school and with friends. 

What we do: Groups of 10 to 20 girls meet twice a week with their trained, volunteer coaches to discuss important life lessons while playing integrative & fun running games. GOTR emphasizes independent thinking, making healthy choices, healthy group dynamics and problem solving. The curriculum stresses peer support and doing your best. The program finishes with the girls running or walking in a 5K. This season’s celebratory 5K will be the Toys for Tots 5K in December.

Program Dates: TBA

Registration: TBA

Cost: $40 

Program includes: GOTR program t-shirt, water bottle, 10 weeks of program materials and lessons delivered by 3 certified GOTR coaches, 5k race entry, end of season 5k completion medal and a season of confidence enhancing lessons and activities your daughter won’t forget!

*Financial aid in the form of scholarships are available based on need and will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. Contact info@gotrrichmond.org for more information. Please apply for scholarships prior to trying to register.




Girls on the Run of Greater Richmond

 Email: info@gotrrichmond.org                  Website: http://gotrrichmond.org