Girls on the Run! Girls On The Run

Girls on the Run of Champaign County 

Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity based positive youth development program for girls in 3rd-5th grade. Teams of 8-15 girls learn 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. The season culminates with a noncompetitive, celebratory 5K event scheduled for Sunday, November 4th at 1:00 p.m. at the Stephens Family YMCA. 

Program Fees

Cost per girl is $125. A limited number of financial need-based scholarships are available. 

Online registration opens August 1st at 8 a.m. Girls are registered on a first come first serve basis. The program begins September 4th and ends the week of November 5th. A link to the registration site can found at Paper registration is also available. 

 Program Locations:

(Day & Times TBD)

Booker T. Washington STEM 

Carrie Busey

Dr. Howard

Fisher Grade School

Gibson City Area Hospital 

Judah Christian School

Leal Elementary School

Lincoln Trail, Mahomet


Unity West 

University Primary 

Campus Middle School

Stephens Family YMCA

nikki mercer| council director

girls on the run of champaign county

|stephens family ymca |
2501 fields south drive | champaign, il 61822
|217.239.2841 | 217.356.7964 fax

learn. dream. live. run

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nikki.mercer| council director





$125 per girl. Partial fees are available for families who qualify for free or reduced lunch.
Ages 8-11