Girls on the Run of Greater Detroit

Greater Detroit

The Celebration 5k is just around the corner.  It’s a remarkable event that marks the end to another season of Girls on the Run.  8 years ago, Lauren W., crossed her first finish line as a Girl on the Run, from Oakland county.  She was only 7 years old, and wrote: “I wish every girl […]

Congratulations to one of our most dedicated GOTR volunteers, Hal Briand.  Hal recently received the YMCA of Metro Detroit’s Social Responsibility Champion award.  At age 70, Hal runs circles around us all!  Hal has raised thousands of dollars for Girls on the Run in an effort to support more girls in our area.  He was […]

“Is Girls on the Run a good fit for my daughter?” Parents and caregivers may hear about our program from co-workers, teachers, or other parents, but many worry if it is the right program for their daughter; worried that their daughters are not “runners” or competitive enough to participate.  While running is woven into our program to […]