Girls on the Run uses the power of running to help prepare girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living. Through interactive activities such as running, playing games, and discussing important issues, participants learn how to celebrate being girls.

Girls on the Run of Northwest Washington and affiliate of Girls on the Run International, which has a network of 200+ locations across the United States and Canada. 

Contact Jen Gallant or Sharon Stone at 360-255-0517 or email them at jgallant@whatcomymca.org or sstone@whatcomymca.org, to bring Girls on the Run your school.

Girls on the Run School Sites

Registration can be done online or in person at any of our three program centers (Bellingham, Ferndale & Lynden). No transportation.

Girls on the Run 5k

Each session culminates with a 5k run. Teams from all over the county come to run and celebrate their achievements.

Get Involved with Girls on the Run

Coaches need not be runners just committed to inspiring girls to be their best selves.

Girls on the Run FAQs

Frequently asked questions

Run like a girl

Run Like a Girl Bellingham (RLAG) is a non-competitive event and our biggest fundraiser for GOTR scholarships. We like to think of this a Girls on the Run event for Grown-ups! 

All proceeds go to Girls on the Run of NW WA scholarships.