Girls on the Run ? of NOVA is a non-profit organization that conducts life-changing learning programs for girls age 8 to 13 years old currently reaching over 2000 girls throughout Northen Virginia. The program combines training for a 3.1 mile running event with self-esteem enhancing, uplifting workouts. The goal of the program is to encourage positive, emotional, social, mental, and physical development.
Girls on the Run helps girls learn to respect themselves, to value good physical and emotional health, and to understand the importance of giving back to their community. It is truly inspiring to see these young girls accomplish goals they never thought possible including training and running 3.1 miles!