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Be in the know with this season’s details for 6th-8th graders and register today!

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Current Season Details

Thank you for your interest in Girls on the Run programming. 

Registration is open now!


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  • The Spring 2024 season registration will be open until February 20, 2024.
  • The season will begin the week of Feburary 12, 2024.
  • Our standard schedule is to practice 2x a week for 10 weeks, but schedules will vary by site.
  • A season-culminating 5K event will be on April 27, 2024 at USC Upstate.
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Registration Fees

Building confidence and 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 1,000 3rd-8th graders in the Upstate of SC each year. Our participant registration is $150 and includes:

  • 20 ninety-minute sessions conducted by certified GOTR volunteer coaches
  • Curriculum and lesson materials
  • A healthy snack at each session
  • Official GOTR T-shirt and water bottle
  • 5K Registration fee
  • 5K Medal
  • Pre-5k Celebration


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Financial Aid

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

Registration Fee Guide
  • Program registration of any value may be paid in two payments if desired

Registration Type


Full-Price Registration 


Option 1: (Eligible for annual household income $60,001.00 to $80,000.00)


Option 2: (Eligible for annual household income $40,001.00 to $60,000.00)


Option 3: (Eligible for annual household income $25,001.00 to $40,000.00)


Option 4: (Eligible for reduced/free lunch or annual household income $0.00 to $25,000.00)


La niña a mi cargo no es una gran corredora, ¿este programa es para ella? O La niña a mi cargo ya es una corredora experta. ¿Este programa es para ella?

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 forward!

What does the program fee include?

Though our cost per participant is higher than what we charge, through generous donors we're able to offer the 10-week, 20-lesson program for $150. Your program registration fee includes all lesson materials, including GOTR curriculum, activity sheets, lap counters and more, a GOTR t-shirt, a bib entry into the season-ending 5K, a finisher's medal, a GOTR water bottle and a healthy snack at every practice.

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 participate! 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.

When does the 10-week season begin?

Practices will begin the week of February 12, 2023 and will conclude with a celebratory 5K on Saturday, April 27, 2024. 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! Due to each lesson builds on one another, your girl will not want to miss one. Also, group relationships build over time in which two practices a week are required.

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 $80,000 in program scholarships for families in need. Click here to sponsor a participant this season.