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Welcome to Girls on the Run of Fairfield County!

Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity based positive youth development program for girls in 3rd-8th grade. We teach life skills through dynamic interactive lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running event. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness.

Girls on the Run of Fairfield County is an affilliate Council of Girls on the Run International, which has a network of over 200 councils across the United States and Canada.

Our Spring 2017 season was a total blast!  224 amazing participants lead by 50 dedicated coaches!

Girls on the run is so much fun!

It’s time to plan for your Fall 2017 program!  

Contact Mary Bentley at mary.bentley@girlsontherun.org to learn more!  

Mark your calendars: All NEW coaches must attend one coach training session:

  • Saturday Sept 9 OR
  • Saturday Sept 16
  • 10:00 to 2:00 – at the New Canaan Y.  
  • RSVP to Mary Bentley at mary.bentley@girlsontherun.org

Our Fall  2017 season will begin the week of 9/18 or the week of 9/25.