Inspire girls in your area to be joyful, healthy and confident by bringing
Girls on the Run to your local school or community facility.


Download and review our site information packet.


Complete an online
site application.


Once we've received your site application, we'll review the application and contact you with next steps.

* Please note that all applications are subject to approval.


    • Spring 2018 start: Secure the following and complete a site application by the December 15, 2017 deadline.
    • The ability to hold the program on any 2 non-consecutive days of the week from March 19 through the end of season 5K on June 2 (no practice held during spring break)
    • Look over the Starting a Site Info Packet
    • A site liaison who is a staff member at the site CLICK HERE for site liaison responsibilities
    • An appropriate OUTDOOR RUNNING SPACE to hold the practices (ability for the girls to run a ¼ mile)
    • A designated INDOOR RUNNING SPACE used in inclement weather
    • VOLUNTEER COACHES (no more than 5)
    • A plan to RECRUIT 3rd through 5th grade girls to the program and identify girls who would benefit from GOTR with the use financial assistance
    • A program must have 8 PARTICIPANTS with a maximum number of 20 girls
    • New sites typically are not allowed to have two programs for their first season; EXPANSION of the program can occur the second season if there is demand and an appropriate number of coaches
    • SUPPORT of a school or center administrator CLICK HERE for an info sheet to present to your school administrator
    • CLICK HERE for a checklist of items you will need to know before filling out the site application

If you have additional questions about starting a program site, please contact Theresa Oppermann, Director of Programming for Girls on the Run of South Central Wisconsin.


Girls on the Run South Central Wisconsin
901 Deming Way
Suite 200
Madison, WI 53717

(608) 831-4687