Heart & Sole

Be in the know with this season’s details for 6th-8th graders and register today!

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Current Season Details

Thank you for your interest in Girls on the Run programming. 

Registration will open soon!

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  • The lottery registration period will be August 29th - September 13th. 
  • A lottery will take place on September 14th for all sites with registrations beyond their capacity. Families will be notified via email about their registration status.
  • On September 15th, registration will reopen for all sites that are not full and will remain open on a first come, first serve basis through the second week of practice. 
  • Our Fall 2022 season will begin the week of September 26th.
  • Our standard schedule is to practice 2x a week for 8 weeks. Practice times and days will vary by site and can be seen on the locations page of our website. 
  • A season-culminating statewide 5K celebration will be scheduled for the weekend of December 3-4.
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Financial Aid

The scholarship approval process is included in the online and paper registration process. Simply answer the scholarship questions during registration, and the computer will determine your eligibility and adjust the fee accordingly. 

August 1 - Septmber 1

  • August 26 - September 13

    The lottery registration period

  • September 26

    Fall 2022 Season Starts

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Registration Fees

Building confidence and setting young girls down the path of a healthy lifestyle is PRICELESS! However, there are real costs associated with operating a non-profit organization and delivering the Girls on the Run program to over 2500 girls in Delaware each year. Registration is $175 per girl and includes:

  • 20 ninety-minute sessions conducted by certified GOTR volunteer coaches
  • Curriculum and lesson materials
  • Official GOTR T-shirt and water bottle
  • 5K Registration fee
  • 5K Medal
  • Post 5k celebration
Registration Fee Guide
Registration Type Price
Full-Price Registration  $175
Financial Aid Option 1 
(Eligible for reduced lunch or annual household income is between $65,000-$149,000) 
$165
Financial Aid Option 2 
(Eligible for reduced lunch or annual household income is between $50,000-$64,000) 
$110

Financial Aid Option 3 
(Eligible for reduced lunch or annual household income is between $30,000-$49,000) 

$55
Financial Aid Option 4
(Eligible for reduced lunch or annual household income is between $19,000 - $29,000) 
$30
Financial Aid Option 5
(Eligible for reduced lunch or annual household income is les than $19,000) 
$12
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My girl isn't a big runner; is this program for her? OR My girl is already a skilled runner. Is this program for her?

Yes! We are much more than a running program, and every participant can benefit from the experience of building confidence through accomplishment while participating in our rich, curriculum-based, age-appropriate, interactive lessons. Expect lots of games, talking, laughing and processing in addition to running at each practice. And know that when we say run, we mean run, walk, skip, roll or push, just as long as you are moving foward!

What does the program fee include?

Though our cost per particpant is $180, through generous donors we're able to offer the 10-week, 20-lesson program on a sliding scale based on family income. Your program registration fee includes all lesson materials, including GOTR curriculum, activity sheets, lap counters and more, a GOTR t-shirt, a bib entry into the season-ending 5K, a finisher's medal, and a GOTR water bottle.

Can my girl repeat the program?

Yes! Our curricula are designed to be repeated. Girls new to the program and girls repeating the program will both benefit from the lessons. We know what a child experiences and learns in Girls on the Run as a third grader is quite different from what she learns as a fourth or fifth grader. With repetition, the depths of learning and the ability of a girl to apply what she learns at each lesson is greater. Within Girls on the Run, we rotate between three curricula for Girls on the Run and two curricula for Heart & Sole, so our girls experience similar topics, but with different games and activities from one season to the next. With that experience, returning girls often naturally step into mentoring and leadership roles.  

When does the 10-week season begin?

Practices will begin September 26. The culminating event will be the 5K the first weekend in December. More information will be shared by the GOTR staff and by your girl's coaches once the season begins.

Do girls need to attend both days each week in order to register?

Yes! Since most of our teams fill up quickly, if your girl will be unable to attend all the sessions, please save room for a girl who can, and consider joining us in a future season when she can enjoy the entire program.

Is there a way for me to sponsor a participant for a season?

Yes! As a mission-driven 501(c)3, Girls on the Run relies on generous donors in order to provide more than $50,000 in program scholarships for families in need. Click here to sponsor a participant this season.