More than a Running Program
Girls' self-confidence plummets when they reach puberty.
Only 19% of girls have a positive association with the phrase “Like a Girl.”
Our Program in Action
Our mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.
Join or Start a Team
We want the special girl in your life to benefit from our life changing program.
Learn more about registering or starting a new team.
Looking to make a different in the lives of local girls?
Sign up to join the more than 800+ volunteers who support us each season!
You can help local girls gain the confidence and character they need.
Learn more about event sponsorship, team BoostHERs, and more.
Your gift makes the difference.
Help local girls grow up strong, confident, and heathy.
Are you one of our strong alumni? We want to hear from you!
Check our great ways to stay involved and support our next class of strong girls.
News & Inspiration
5k Date Change
Due to a scheduling glitch at the hosting venue, the Girls on the Run 5k scheduled for Saturday, May 20th has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 13th. The Girls on the Run 5k scheduled for Sunday, May 21st in Ballston will carry on as planned.
LUNAFEST Fairfax 2017
You are cordially invited to Join Girls on the Run of NOVA for LUNAFEST on Thursday, March 30th for an evening of films and philanthropy. The evening will feature a new program of nine selected short films, incredibly diverse in style and content. You'll learn how a refugee camp can open new horizons, explore the power of comedy after prison, and celebrate the freedom of the water with a synchronized swim team for seniors.
Become a FundRunner
We're currently recruiting for Spring 2017 FundRunners. Commit to fundraising $200 - enough to fund a full season scholarship for a girl in need - as well as your own entry fee to participate in our end of season 5k alongside our strong girls. Request More Info
Partnering to Support Girls Across Northern Virginia
Girls on the Run of NOVA is thrilled to continue our two-year partnership with Cigna Corporation. Cigna will continue to serve as Presenting Sponsor for the Northern Virginia Girls on the Run 5k as well as a program sponsor for GOTR NOVA’s expanding middle school programming; Heart & Sole. The partnership launched in the spring of 2016 and will continue through 2017. Learn more.