Welcome to Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley

At Girls on the Run, we offer life-changing, physical activity-based, after-school programs for girls in 3rd through 8th grades throughout Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties. Our goal is to education and prepare girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living. We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. During the 10 weeks from March through mid-May, the girls train for the Girls on the Run 5K run/walk while learning life skills such as healthy decision-making and teamwork. Girls on the Run is so much fun!

Join us in celebratation of our 15th year of programs in Silicon Valley by making a donation to our Limitless Potential Fundraiser! Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley started in 2002 with just one school and one team of girls. Our amazing volunteer coaches, donors and sponsors have helped us to grow and we will serve over 2,000 girls at 94 schools in Spring 2016. Since our inception, we have had over 10,000 girls participate in our programs. Help us to inspire more girls to reach their limitless potential!

Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley is an independent council of Girls on the Run International, which has over 200 councils across the US and Canada.

What's Happening

Apply NOW for a Need-Based Scholarship!

Due Date: Tuesday, December 1 (in order to receive your scholarship code in time to register during the lottery period, December 5-7)

This year, ALL scholarships must be applied for and approved BEFORE registering your daughter for the program.  

How to apply for a need-based scholarship:
1. Submit your scholarship application online AND send in your documentation for proof of need.
2. Wait to be approved and receive your scholarship code.
3. Register your daughter online using your scholarship code.

Program Registration Opens Soon!

Lottery Period: December 5-7

This year, we have moved to a lottery registration system. This is the most fair way to conduct registration and alleviates the stress from signing up at a specific time. There is no longer a need to dash to your computers all at once!
•    Lottery Period: Saturday, December 5, through Monday, December 7, at 11:59 pm.
•    The computer-generated lottery will be run on Tuesday, December 8, for all sites. Registration will be closed this day.
•    Registration will reopen on at 9:00 am on Wednesday, December 9, on a first-come, first-served basis for sites with spots still available and for the waiting list at sites that have filled.
Get ready to register your daughter: View our REGISTRATION CHECKLIST / Consulta nuestra LISTA DE COSAS NECESARIAS PARA LA INSCRIPCION

We love our Sponsors!

Interested in becoming a 2016 Program or 5K sponsor? We'd love to talk to you if you think your company would be a good fit and you want to do something positive for your community! Please visit our Become a Sponsor page and contact Executive Director Kathleen Nestler for more information.

Thank you to our 2015 Program Sponsor: Sereno Group!

Thanks to Chris Trapani and Ryan Iwanaga of Sereno, as well as agents Rebecca Smith, Kim Richman, Ed Graziani, Joe Pollifrone, Marc Roos, Bart Call, Chad Hester, Judy Jarvis Ellis, Michael Riese and Brian Bernasconi for their support of Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley. Sereno has been a proud sponsor of our programs for over 7 years and we are happy to have them as our top program sponsor and long time partner!

Than you to our 2015 5K sponsors! Thank you to JP Morgan Chase Bank, Guckenheimer, Sports Authority, Moss Adams, Quakenbush Family, John and LInda Wuethrich, Erik Swanson Orthodontics, CineLux Theatres, Ivivva, Andalay Solar, Simply Delicious Catering, Dr. Jim Ratcliff, Richard Coughlin, MD, AVAC, DPR Construction, Addison-Penzak JCC, BreakThrough Physical Therapy, Verify Group, Los Gatos Blow Dry Bar, Jake Germond, iConic Dental Care and Baby Boot Camp South Bay. For a full list of sponsors and donors, click HERE.

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