Girls on the Run

Registration will open in August

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Fall 2024 Season Details

Fall Season starts the week of September 9 for most teams. Others may start later.

Participant registration will open in August.


Please call 951-394-3141 or email if you would like to start a team in your area.



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Girls on the Run Riverside Council serves a large geographic area. Season details may vary, depending on site location, school calendars, and other factors. 

Greater Inland Empire Season details:

  • General registration period will be open from August 1 through September 15 
  • Girls on the Run (grades 3 - 5) practice schedule is twice a week for ten weeks 
  • Heart & Sole (grades 6 - 8) practice schedule is once per week for ten weeks 
  • Season will start mid September*
  • Main 5K event is scheduled for November 9 or 16 TBD

*Some teams may choose a later start date due to school schedules.

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Fin-Aid - GOTR

Financial Aid

The scholarship approval process is included in the online and paper registration process. Simply answer the scholarship questions during registration, and that will determine your eligibility and adjust the fee accordingly. 


Reg fees - SHARED

Registration Fees

Building confidence and setting young girls down the path of a healthy lifestyle is PRICELESS!

However, there are real costs associated with operating a non-profit organization and delivering the Girls on the Run program to approximately 300 girls in the Riverside County area each year. Registration is $200 for Girls on the Run and $150 Heart and Soul per girl and includes:

  • 20 ninety-minute sessions (for grades 3rd through 5th)
  • 10 two-hour sessions (for grades 6th through 8th)
  • Practices conducted by certified GOTR volunteer coaches
  • Curriculum and lesson materials
  • Official GOTR T-shirt
  • GOTR backpack
  • 5K Registration fee
  • 5K Medal
Registration Fee Guide
Registration Type Price
Full-Price Registration  $200 (GOTR) $150 (Heart & Sole)
Discounted Registration

Scholarships are available and are dependent on household income. Price is on a sliding scale.
Fully Sponsored Registration for some schools with district funding $0 (discount code provided during registration)
COVID-19 Information

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My girl isn't a big runner; is this program for her? OR My girl is already a skilled runner. Is this program for her?

Yes! We are much more than a running program, and every participant can benefit from the experience of building confidence through accomplishment while participating in our rich, curriculum-based, age-appropriate, interactive lessons. Expect lots of games, talking, laughing and processing in addition to running at each practice. And know that when we say run, we mean run, walk, skip, roll or push, just as long as you are moving foward!

What does the program fee include?

Though our cost per particpant is $320, through generous donors we're able to offer the 10-week, 20-lesson program for $200. Your program registration fee includes all lesson materials, including GOTR curriculum, activity sheets, lap counters and more, a journal, a GOTR t-shirt, a bib entry into the season-ending 5K, a finisher's medal, a GOTR backpack to carry her journal in.

We can't afford the program registration fee, but our child would love to participate. How does the scholarship program work?

Don't let cost stop you from participating! We are committed to making Girls on the Run accessible to all who want to particpate! Thanks to generous donors and community supporters, program scholarships are available to any family who needs it, and we can also provide appropriate running shoes and attire if necessary. The online registration form will walk you through a few questions to find the fee that is right for your family based on a sliding scale. We also offer a two-payment plan. 

When does the 10-week season begin?

Practices will begin the week of September 11. The culminating event will be the 5K on Sunday, November 4th. More information will be shared by the GOTR staff and by your girl's coaches once the season begins.

Do girls need to attend both days each week in order to register?

Yes! Since most of our teams fill up quickly, if your girl will be unable to attend all the sessions, please save room for a girl who can, and consider joining us in a future season when she can enjoy the entire program.

Is there a way for me to sponsor a participant for a season?

Yes! As a mission-driven 501(c)3, Girls on the Run relies on generous donors in order to provide more than $30,000 in program scholarships for families in need. Click here to sponsor a participant this season.