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Girls on the Run is in need of volunteer coaches!

Girls on the Run is coming to a school near you and we need Coaches!
  • Girls on the Run is a 12 week character building fitness program for girls ages 8-11 that uses the power of running to help prepare them for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living. The program focuses on building self-esteem and improving emotional and physical health. Along the way, the girls train together to run or walk in a 5K! The program meets immediately after school, two times per week.
  • Coaches do not have to be elite runners. They just have to be women over the age of 18 who maintain a healthy lifestyle and are committed to improving the lives of girls!
  • Coaches must attend one 6-hour GOTR training session and a 2-hour CPR certification if not already certified, both are free of charge.
  • All curriculum and materials are supplied and coaches are provided with a support network and tips along the way.
  • Coaching Girls on the Run is an extremely rewarding experience. It is amazing to see the transformation that occurs in the girls’ self esteem and ability.
  • Schools where coaches are needed for this Fall: Barkley Elementary, East Pikeland Elementary, Schuylkill Elementary, and Holy Family.


If you are interested in volunteering or have questions, please contact Tina Trager at 610-917-9890 ext. 25 or by email at activatepville@pasd.com.

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