Girls on the Run

Address  50 S. French Broad Ave., Suite 249, Asheville, NC
Contact Person  Audrey McElwain
Contact Info


Description of Agency:

Girls on the Run is a national non-profit educational and running program for pre-adolescent girls (3rd-8th grades) that strengthens girls physically, emotionally, and socially in preparation to face the upcoming pressures of adolescence.

The 12-week, 24 lesson curriculum combines self-esteem enhancing life-lessons, discussions, and running games in an encouraging, girl-positive environment where girls can feel free to express themselves and build their confidence.

Ongoing Service Opportunities

Volunteer Coaches & Buddies

No experience required, but work with youth in a coaching/mentorship role. As a running buddy, should be able to run/jog/walk 3.1 miles.